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Is aspartame healthy?

Is aspartame healthy?

More than sugar!!: Sugar is grandfathered in & if it (fructose) had to go through the same trials aspartame, it would likely have never been approved. On the other hand it is does not commonly occur in nature. Yet simple sugars are also rare in nature, in any concentrated form. Sugar is claimed to be healthy because extracted from stuff grown to satisfy human sugar fix, a cheap way to sell processed foods! ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Seizure disorder also known as epilepsy, is a neurological condition in which the brain's abnormal electrical activity causes muscular convulsions and altered mental states. Epilepsy is diagnosed when an individual has ...Read more


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Is aspartame harmful? If it is what is the dangers of it?

Is aspartame harmful? If it is what is the dangers of it?

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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Is there aspartame in hydroxycut products?

Is there aspartame in hydroxycut products?

Who cares?: Hydrocut products are as worthless as all the other supplements out there. Aspartame (if it's in there) may be the safest ingredient. Why knows what's in there and what harm it could do to you. One thing is certain, it won't help you with any medical problem or weight loss. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as aspartame poisoning?

Is there such thing as aspartame poisoning?

Apartame.: Not to general population. But contains phenylalanine a Amino Acid thats very toxic to some one with phenylketonuria. A condition all are tested for at birth in United States. ...Read more

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Are there withdrawal symptoms from saccharin/aspartame?

Are there withdrawal symptoms from saccharin/aspartame?

Aspartame: An artificial sweetener, is declared to be safe & no correlations, to my knowledge, exists with sexual dysfunction, or withdrawal. ...Read more

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Can stevia cause sugar cravings, like aspartame and sugar do?

Can stevia cause sugar cravings, like aspartame and sugar do?

Sorry: But none of the artificial sweeteners cause sugar cravings -- you just like sweet things and are probably overweight and Insulin resistant because of it. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What is the debate regarding aspartame, sorbitol and mannitol?

What is the debate regarding aspartame, sorbitol and mannitol?

No: Some will accelerate the GI tract motility causing diarrhea, but most sugar-alcohols are great diabetic substitute sweetener. They are less sweet than sugar, and artificial sweeteners are much sweeter. They do stimulate insulin, but less than glucose. Aspartmae is an artifical sweetener. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between aspartame and sexual dysfunction?

Is there a connection between aspartame and sexual dysfunction?

Aspartame: An artificial sweetener, is declared to be safe & no correlations, to my knowledge, exists with sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink fresca when pregnant? It has aspartame in it.

Is it bad to drink fresca when pregnant? It has aspartame in it.

Definitely!!: Aspartame causes a phenenon in the brain called excitotoxicity which is related to energy metabolism. Pregnancy demands a pristine diet, not only for mom but the baby that receives everything from her. ...Read more

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What're the dangers of drinking diet soda with aspartame or splenda?

What're the dangers of drinking diet soda with aspartame or splenda?

MANY DANGERS: Aspartame & other artificial sweeteners are toxic, should not have been approved &are very hazardous.They have many side effects & cause obesity!see http://www.Sweetpoison.Com/ & http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2009/10/13/artificial-sweeteners-more-dangerous-than-you-ever-imagined.Aspx & http://www.Eruptingmind.Com/the-dangers-of-artificial-sweeteners i never eat these chemicals. ...Read more

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Is the aspartame in diet drinks bad for the baby while a woman is pregnant?

Is the aspartame in diet drinks bad for the baby while a woman is pregnant?

Yes: Aspartame causes what is known as excitotoxicity in brain and nevous system. Don't use it! ...Read more

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Is crystal light just as bad as caffine free diet coke? They both have aspartame.

Is crystal light just as bad as caffine free diet coke? They both have aspartame.

Moderation: Aspartame, as with anything else, in moderation is probably ok. Long term effects are not well studied so limiting its consumption is probably a prudent thing to do. ...Read more

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Are there any studies or suspicions that aspartame can cause or exaserbate phimosis?

Are there any studies or suspicions that aspartame can cause or exaserbate phimosis?

No there hasn't: As far as I know. This would require a double blinded prospective study of significant # of men, 1/2 who consumed aspartane on regular basis & 1/2 who don't. Can see no reason why phimosis could be caused by aspartane. Would seriously question anyone who has made such claims. Unfortunately, there are all too many false assertions made about such occurrences i.e. from vaccines. Always question! ...Read more

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Is aspartame bad for you? the sparkling water I like contains it, but I heard it causes cancer. Any truth??

Is aspartame bad for you? the sparkling water I like contains it, but I heard it causes cancer. Any truth??

Nothing after 20 yrs: Since the 1990's, there has been a scare campaign against aspartame as causing everything -- familiar cancers, multiple sclerosis, lupus, brain tumors, chronic fatigue. A few people are clearly allergic. But the science is fabricated, the real authors have eluded identification and the scientific attributions have been fake. My doctor friends are mostly still drinking it. ...Read more

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What can I do if my husband is diabetic and drinks sugar free koolaid with aspartame could this raise his sugar levels?

What can I do if my husband is diabetic and drinks sugar free koolaid with aspartame could this raise his sugar levels?

Not directly: Aspartame is an Amino Acid and cannot directly raise blood sugar. But, it may increase cravings for other sweets or starchy foods, and if someone eats more carbohydrates than they planned to, that could lead to higher sugar levels. ...Read more

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Is aspartame in diet snapple really bad for you? I became a dietbetic in feb an my level was 8.2 now I got recheck an my level is 6.1 l lost 40 should I just drink crystel light?

Is aspartame in diet snapple really bad for you? I became a dietbetic in feb an my level was 8.2 now I got recheck an my level is 6.1  l lost 40 should I just drink crystel light?

FIRST OF ALL: Congratulations for such an amazing turnaround! you should be proud of yourself, so keep it up! drink water! forget about the additives. If you can not stomach plain water, then ok but otherwise water, water, water, water! ...Read more

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