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Is aspartame linked with memory loss and depression?

Is aspartame linked with memory loss and depression?

Aspartame depression: http://www.mcmanweb.com/diet_coke.html http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/113284-aspartame-causing-severe-depression/ best = only water or home made juice. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory Loss (Definition)

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


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Can drinking diet drinks with aspartame slow down weight loss?

Can drinking diet drinks with aspartame slow down weight loss?

No: Won't have any effect either way. You need dietary restriction, exercise, support in order to lose weight. Make sure you're not eating junk food or snacks while you're drinking the diet drink. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Sugar free: Most fat free indicate higher proportion of sugar. My professional opinion is neither. Eat whole foods rather processed food. Reducing total calorie consumption ...Read more

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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?

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: Caffeine does not necessarily cause weight loss. Energy drinks have a lot of calories, should not be consuming unless you do significant physical activity. ...Read more

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Help please! is aspartame harmful to my body?

Help please! is aspartame harmful to my body?

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

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Which is worse for you? Aspartame or artificial colors?

Which is worse for you? Aspartame or artificial colors?

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

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Are there any conclusive studies that suggest that aspartame is dangerous?

Are there any conclusive studies that suggest that aspartame is dangerous?

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 more

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Can there be any gum that is aspartame-free?

Can there be any gum that is aspartame-free?

Aspartame: Is present in almost chewing gums in the market. There are a few, e.g. Zapp that is aspartame free. ...Read more

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Is nevella sweetener aspartame?

Is nevella sweetener aspartame?

NO: Nevella is a brand name for the artificial sweetener sucralose, which is also sold under the name splenda. Sucralose is produced by treating sugar with chlorine chemicals, resulting in a substance 600 times sweeter than sugar. Over time it will slow down weight loss. ...Read more

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Amnesia (Definition)

Amnesia is a condition where you are unable to remember new events (anterograde amnesia) and/or you ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory (Definition)

Memory is the ability to recall information ...Read more