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Doctor insights on: Celiac And Aspartame

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Dr. John Chiu
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Celiac Disease (Definition)

In celiac disease, the body reacts to gluten (in wheat and gluten-like proteins in rye and barley) resulting in damage to the small intestine. This limits the intestine's ability to absorb some nutrients. Typically, people with celiac disease have loose stools, bloating, abdominal pain or discomfort, weight loss, poor weight gain ...Read more


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What is aspartame?

What is aspartame?

Aspartame: Is an artificial, non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. ...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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Could aspartame cause headaches?

Could aspartame cause headaches?

Yes: Aspartame is a well known trigger for headaches, particularly migraine. For more information on identifying and tracking headache triggers, go to http://tinyurl.Com/kzvhnxv and download the "trigger tracker worksheet". ...Read more

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Can aspartame cause constipation?

Can aspartame cause constipation?

The FDA: List of 92 aspartame-related symptoms (complaints) did not include constipation. ...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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How can one recover from aspartame poisoning?

How can one recover from aspartame poisoning?

Look on line: Enter aspartame poisoning in your search engine. There is an excellent website that deals with it. ...Read more

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Is there aspartame or sucralose in baby food?

Is there aspartame or sucralose in baby food?

No: Baby food is tightly regulated. There should be no preservatives, additives, or artificial sweetener. Always check the label on anything you feed your baby. ...Read more

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How much aspartame does it take to cause cancer?

How much aspartame does it take to cause cancer?

Can't: There is an elaborate disinformation campaign about aspartame. Someone more cynical than I am would think perhaps the sugar and corn syrup industries are behind it. Aspartame is not a mutagen capable of damaging dna; real carcinogens are. Examine the tone of these folks' claims & lack of any scientific papers -- they're not real truth-seekers; or ask you local biochemistry teacher. ...Read more

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Can aspartame an or sugar cause contibute or worsen dystonia.

Can aspartame an or sugar cause contibute or worsen dystonia.

No relationship: At the present state of our knowledge we know of no relationship between aspartane and dystonia. ...Read more