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Aspartame Memory Loss
Memory loss is a symptom in which a person cannot recall (remember) something that he previously learned. Some memory loss is normal, such as not remembering facts learned in school years ago but not used since then. Other memory loss is abnormal, such as that caused by Alzheimer's Dementia ...Read more
Is it better to look for foods that are fat-free or sugar-free for healthy weight loss and exercise? I am looking for low sugar diet. No aspartame?
Does energy drinks cause weight gain? I know that sugar and aspartame in them cuz weight gain, but the caffeine in them causes weight loss?
No: Are you getting your medical information from friends or the internet? If so, stop listening to or reading those sources of misinformation and blatant lies? Do you really think that something like aspartame would still be on the market if that were true. You're too old to fall for that stuff! do you still believe in the tooth fairy? ...Read more
Aspartame : There is no quality evidence connecting aspartame to anything seriously harmful (some believe it to be a headache trigger). Although some old artificial colors have been taken off the market (likely without true evidence of harm in humans), there is no evidence connecting the small doses found in food and any relationship to harm in humans. Focus more on calorie content for health. ...Read more
The Aspartame Danger: In the body, aspartame has been shown to reduce production of the powerful anti-oxidant glutathione in the brain, thus leaving the brain vulnerable to oxidative stress and neurodegenerative diseases (http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/22385158). A study conducted in nyc recently found that regular consumption of diet drinks with aspartame increased the risk of heart attacks significantly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer