DIEt Soda Raises Risk Of Diabetes


Diet soda has been linked to a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than regular soda sweetened with an average of 8 teaspoons of sugar per can. Whether the risk is related to the artificial sweetener aspartame or some other factor, has yet to be determined. A study of French women, published in the current issue of the American Journal of Clinical […]

Hard Sell To Drop Soft Drinks


Soda/pop/soft drinks, whatever you choose to call them, are bad for you! Food colorings, preservatives, empty calories, obesity, yellow teeth, decreased bone density, spikes in blood sugar and increased cancer risk are some negative effects of drinking soda. Why continue to drink this toxic substance on a daily basis? How does drinking soft drinks affect […]

Reasons To Avoid Genetically Modified Foods


Genetically modified foods have been shown to cause harm to humans, animals, and the environment. Despite growing opposition, more and more foods continue to be genetically altered. Here are reasons to avoid GMO foods. When was the last time you thought about how food was made, where it came from, whether and if it was […]

Aspartame Trap: You May Be Unknowingly Ingesting This Toxic Sweetner


The risk of artificial sweeteners is still very real. Aspartame is used as a substitute sweetener in thousands of products. Most diet sodas, processed foods and candies contain this ‘alternative’ to sugar. If you aren’t careful, you’ll easily run into it somewhere in your food. Aspartame is marketed not by its real name, but through […]

Headache Most Common Adverse Experience In Neotame Study


Neotame (E961) is the next generation of artificial sweetener and flavour enhancer. Critics say it is even more toxic than aspartame, and call for independent research to evaluate its effects. Headache was the most common adverse experience in human studies. As its patent for aspartame was running out, Monsanto developed a new, more potent version […]

All Jacked Up Movie


How jacked up do our kids have to get before they notice what we’re doing to them? “ALL JACKED UP” is an angst-driven portrait of four teenagers who discover the truth about their obsessive, addictive, and emotion-fueled eating habits. All this brought on by their parents, schools, and our abusive food system that profits from […]

Aspartame ingestion causes formaldehyde accumulation in the body


(Organic Slant) Fake Sugar? Is it safe? Aspartame was originally accidentally discovered by G. D. Searle’s chemist James Schlatter in 1965. Excerpt from: Trocho, C., et al., 1998. “Formaldehyde Derived From Dietary Aspartame Binds to Tissue Components in vivo,” Life Sciences, Vol. 63, No. 5,PP. 337+, 1998 “These are indeed extremely high levels for adducts […]