1. The calorie free sweetner Aspartame is actualy patented for "appetite enhancement"
2. Ex Drug company CEO Donald Rumsfeld used his political influence to quash the FDA daming aspertame toxicology report.
3. In 1996 the US FDA published 92 adverse reactions including seizures, blindness, obesity, testicular, mammary and brain tumors, sex dysfunction and death.
4. Causes weight gain due to craving for carbohydrates
5. processed food is not required to label 'with sweetner'. Producers know that 50% of consumers would not buy these products
6. Once entered into the intestinal tract, aspertame is converted into 2 highly excitory neurotransmitter amino acids, aspartic acid and phenylalinine as well as methyl alcohol (wood alcohol) and formaldehyde (embalming fluit).
7. Wood alcohol is extremely dangerous as it may enter the blood stream and move through the brain barrier into the central nervous system.
8.The wood alcohol can influence neurotransmitters, alter brain function and cause brain damage.
9. Women Drinking Two Diet Sodas Per Day Are 50 Percent More Likely to Die from Heart-Related Disease *mercola
10. Formaldehyde is a known carcinogen that causes retinal damage, interferes with DNA replication and may cause birth defects.