Subject: THE DANGERS OF
> >>If you type Aspartame into Google search, it comes up with 250,000 links,
> >>all bad except for companies using it. Where there's that much smoke,
> >>there's gotta be fire of some sort!
> >>Read this one right through to the end, rather frightful.
> >>In October of 2001, my sister started getting very sick, she had stomach
> >>spasms, she was having a hard time getting around, to walk was a major
> >>chore. It took everything she had just to get out of bed, she was in so
> >>much pain. By March 2002, she had undergone biopsies, and was on 24
> >>various prescription medications. The doctors could not figure out what
> >>was wrong with her. She was in so much pain, and so sick, she knew she was
> >>She put her house, bank accounts, life insurance, etc., in her oldest
> >>daughters name, and made sure her younger children were to be with her
> >>oldest daughter. She wanted her last hooray, so she planned a trip to
> >>Florida (basically in a wheelchair) for March 22nd. On March 19th I called
> >>her to ask her how one of her tests went, and she said they didn't find
> >>anything on the test, but they believe she had MS
. I thought, oh,
> >>my....then I recalled an article a friend of mine emailed to me..and I
> >>asked her...Do you drink Diet pop?
> >>She told me yes, as a matter of fact she was getting ready to crack one
> >>open that moment, I told her not to open it, and stop drinking the diet
> >>pop....and I emailed her the following article. She called me within 32
> >>hours after our phone conversation and told me she stopped drinking the
> >>diet pop, and she can walk...she went up the stairs, and the muscle spasms
> >>went away. She said she didn't feel 100% but sure felt a lot better. She
> >>told me she was going to her doctors with this article and would call me
> >>back when she got home.
> >>She called me, and her doctor was amazed, he is going to call all of his
patients to find out if they consumed artificial sweetener. In a
> >>nutshell, she was being poisoned by the aspartame in the diet soda, dying
> >>a slow death.
> >>When she got to FL
March 22nd, all she had to take was one pill, and that
> >>was a pill for poisoning....she is well on her way to recovery.!....and
> >>she is walking!!! No wheelchair!!!! This article saved her life! The life
> >>saving article:
> >>If it says "SUGAR FREE," on the label, DO
NOT EVEN THINK ABOUT IT
! I have
> >>spent several days lecturing at the WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL CONFERENCE on
> >>"ASPARTAME" marketed as 'NutraSweet,' 'Equal,' and 'Spoonful.' In the
> >>keynote address by the EPA, it was announced that in the United States in
> >>2001 there is an epidemic of multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus, that
> >>it was hard to understand what toxin was causing this to be rampant. I
> >>stood up and said that I was there to lecture on exactly that subject.
> >>I will explain why Aspartame is so dangerous: When the temperature of this
> >>sweetener exceeds 86 degrees F, the wood alcohol in ASPARTAME converts to
> >>Formaldehyde and then to formic acid, which in turn causes metabolic
> >>acidosis. (Formic acid is the poison found in the sting of fire ants.) The
> >>methanol toxicity mimics among other conditions multiple sclerosis. People
> >>were being diagnosed with having multiple sclerosis in error. The multiple
> >>sclerosis is not a death sentence, where methanol toxicity is!
> >>Systemic lupus has become almost as rampant as multiple sclerosis,
> >>especially with Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi drinkers. The victim usually does
> >>not know that the aspartame is the culprit. He or she continues its use,
> >>irritating the lupus to such a degree that it may become life-threatening
> >>We have seen patients with systemic lupus become asymptotic once taken off
> >>diet sodas. In the case of those diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, (when
> >>in reality, the disease is methanol toxicity), most of the symptoms
> >>disappear. We've seen many cases where vision returned and hearing
> >>improved markedly. This also applies to cases of tinnitus.
> >>During a lecture I said "If you are using ASPARTAME (NutraSweet, Equal,
> >>Spoonful, etc.) and you suffer from fibromyalgia symptoms, spasms,
> >>shooting pains, numbness in your legs, cramps, vertigo, dizziness,
> >>headaches, tinnitus, joint pain, depression, anxiety attacks, slurred
> >>speech, blurred vision, or memory loss-you probably have ASPARTAME
> >>DISEASE!" People were jumping up during the lecture saying, I've got some
> >>of these symptoms: Is it reversible?" Yes, Not drinking diet sodas and
> >>keeping an eye out for aspartame on food labels, yes!
> >>We have a very serious problem. A stranger came up to Dr. Espisto (one of
> >>my speakers) and me and said: "Could you tell me why so many people seem
> >>to be coming down with MS
?" During a visit to a hospice, a nurse said that
> >>six of her friends, who were heavy Diet Coke addicts, had all been
> >>diagnosed with MS
. This is beyond coincidence! Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi,
> >>etc. IS
NOT A DIET PRODUCT!
> >>The Congressional Record states that it makes you crave carbohydrates and
> >>will make you FAT
. The formaldehyde stores in the fat cells, particularly
> >>no significant increase in exercise, etc., Dr. Roberts in his lecture
> >>stated that he had patient who lost an average of 19 pounds over a trial
> >>Aspartame is especially dangerous for diabetics. We found that physicians
> >>would believe that they have a patient with retinopathy, when in fact the
> >>symptoms are caused by aspartame. The aspartame drives the blood sugar out
> >>of control. Thus diabetics may suffer acute memory loss due to the fact
> >>that aspartic acid and phenylalanine are neurotoxic without the other
> >>amino acids found in protein. Thus it passes the blood brain barrier and
> >>deteriorates the neurons of the brain, causing in diabetics (as well as in
> >>patients not suffering from diabetes) various kinds of brain damage,
> >>seizures, depression, manic depression, panic attacks, rage, violence.
> >>(The Aspartame in thousands of pallets of diet Coke and diet Pepsi
> >>consumed by men and women fighting in the Gulf War, may be partially to
> >>blame for the well-known Gulf War Syndrome.
> >>Dr. Roberts warns that it can cause birth defects i.e. mental retardation
> >>if taken at the time of conception and early pregnancy. Children are
> >>especially at risk for neurological disorders and should NOT be given
> >>NutraSweet. I can relate different case histories of children having mal
> >>seizures and other disturbances being on NutraSweet.
> >>Unfortunately it is not always easy to convince a mother that aspartame is
> >>to blame for her child's illness. Only by trial and success will she be
> >>able to warn other mothers to take their children's health in their own
> >>Stevia, a sweet herb, NOT A MANUFACTURED ADDITIVE, which helps in the
> >>metabolism of sugar (which would be ideal for diabetics) has now been
> >>approved as a dietary supplement by the FDA. For years the FDA has
> >>outlawed this sweet food because of their loyalty to MONSANTO.
> >>Books on this subject are available: EXCITOTOXINS: THE TASTE THAT KILLS -
> >>written by Dr. Russell Blayblock (Health Press 1-800-643-2665) and DEFENSE
> >>AGAINST ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE - written by DR H. J. Roberts, also a diabetic
> >>specialist. These two doctors will be posting a position paper with some
> >>case histories on the deadly effects of Aspartame on the Internet.
> >>According to the Conference of the American College of Physicians "we are
> >>talking about a plague of neurological diseases caused by this deadly
> >>poison." Here is the problem: There were Congressional Hearings when
> >>aspartame was included in 100 different products. Since this initial
> >>hearing, there have been two subsequent hearings, but to no avail. Nothing
> >>has been done. The drug and chemical lobbies have very deep pockets. Now
> >>there are over 5,000 products containing this chemical, and the PATENT HAS
> >>I assure you, MONSANTO, the creator of Aspartame knows how deadly it is
> >>They fund among others, the American Diabetes Association, the American
> >>Dietetic Association, the Conference of the American College of Physicians
> >>This has been exposed in the New York Times - to no avail. These
> >>Associations cannot Criticize any additives or convey their link to
> >>MONSANTO because they take money from the food industry and have to
> >>endorse their products. Senator Howard Hetzenbaum wrote a bill that would
> >>have warned all infants, pregnant mothers and children of the dangers of
> >>aspartame. The bill would have also instituted independent studies on the
> >>problems existing in the population (seizures, changes in brain chemistry,
> >>changes neurological and behavioral; symptoms). It was killed by the
> >>powerful drug and chemical lobbies, letting loose the hounds of disease
> >>and death on an unsuspecting public.