Will stored food that uses ASPARTAME as a sweetener make you sick?greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
Some people have become sick from eating food with aspartame here is a web site check it out and make up your own mind. Will stored food that contains aspartame turn into a deadly poison? Please read the imformation and let me know if you think it is true. www.dorway.com
-- Bubba (Badhabbit@water.com), June 24, 1999
Only if you eat it.
-- Know It All (SweetnLow@sugar.com), June 24, 1999.
As far as I've heard that stuff caused cancer in labratory subjects (rats and mice). Which makes me wonder how come they don't use humans in labratories to test human foods?
Anyway, I'm not eating anything that I know contains that poison.
-- (email@example.com), June 24, 1999.
Aspartame is BAD NEWS! Check out this link for the terrible truth.
-- Prometheus (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 24, 1999.
I,T WILL eat up your liver,for starter,s. i know a lady,who is dying,she was hooked on diet-cola.
-- al-d. (CATT@ZIANET.COM), June 24, 1999.
I am alergic to sugar and to break off the dependance I used aspartame. The stuff is bad for you and pretty close to poison in my opinion. Avoid the stuff. I do.
-- Brian (email@example.com), June 24, 1999.
On the site that list urban legends (can't find the address just now) it lists the aspertame scare as urban legend. I do know that aspertame will not hold the sweetness after being heated, so you can't bake with it or use it in hot fluids. If your diet drink gets hot from the sun, then it will taste terrible. And aspertame consumed in hot coffee, tea, etc, will cause bad headaches in most people.
-- Carol (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 24, 1999.
Artificial sweeteners are one of the biggest scams ever foisted upon the booboise. People pig out on stuff with that crap and wonder why they still gain weight.
You're an idiot if you use that stuff now, and doubly an idiot if you buy emergency food with it in it. You're likely gonna have a problem maintaining weight, not worrying about losing it.
This just indicates that even some supposedly GIs are clueless.
-- A (A@AisA.com), June 24, 1999.
Calm down, man.
-- Prometheus (email@example.com), June 24, 1999.
Thats called a chemical reaction Carol. The shits poison.
-- KoFE (your@town.USA), June 24, 1999.
We stored some 2-liter diet drinks for my son's boy scout troop (for the adults) - when we tried to drink them, the chemicals had totally changed and the taste was so foul we actually had to spit the drink out. So, my advice is: don't store anything with Aspartame or any other artificial sweetener.
-- Scarlett (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 24, 1999.
It ain't no urban legend.
It's a known neurotoxin (translated = it kills brain cells) and causes severe gastrointestinal reactions especially if heated. Some have theorized that heated diet colas in Desert Storm are the cause of illness with those veterans.
-- texan (email@example.com), June 24, 1999.
Two people I know who drank that stuff regularly got sick--one with a "mysterious" illmess that improved when she quit, the other with MS. She has quit, too. I don't know how her symptoms are now. That stuff makes you fat and seems to be poison.
-- Mara Wayne (MaraWayne@aol.com), June 24, 1999.
type in the word glutanate in a search engine. read what it says. avoid all soft drinks like the plague. even the sport drinks. I had heart problems, took hi blood press medicine, nitro stat, and heart medication to control my heart beat. After I read what the soft drinks had in them, and quit drinking the junk, I am now free from all the medication. No more problems with my heart or blood pressure.
Read the other symptoms of other desease's it causes.
Quit drinking this junk, they are trying to kill us, for the money.
-- (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 24, 1999.
Your right, I just read that one of it's base chemicals is formaldhyde. Some guy on a site said he was unconvinced that it was dangerous... gee, what more do you need to hear? It's only logical that if you ingest a chemical to preserve animals in then maybe, just maybe, it might not be 100% good for you.
-- (Man@I actually drank. that stuff? yuck!), June 24, 1999.
And furthermore, any company that purports to be offering storage/survival food, and any of its products contain aspertame, is not to be trusted. You know they are just catering to trendiness to get a bigger market, regardless of the safety and value of their product. What unseen shortcuts will they take, since they have demonstrated no integrity.
-- A (A@AisA.com), June 25, 1999.
Aspartame breaks down with heat - less than body temperature. It breaks down into methyl alcohol (wood alcohol - a known neurological poison), formaldehyde (you probably know what that is used for), and ethelyne glycol (antifreeze - it causes blindness and neurological damage).
The stuff is pure poison, so avoid it at all costs. I used to drink the diet sodas also, and started to get tingles in my arms and legs. Also had dizzy spells. MD thought I had diabetes. Got tested, thank GOD it wasn't that.
Someone said to try giving up certain foods and see if it was a food allergy, and once the diet sodas were given up, I started to see improvement. I have not had a repeat of the symptoms in 7 years...
I have heard of documented cases of serious IQ reduction in heavy uses, but can't confirm them, or provide a Net address... heresay.
-- Bill (email@example.com), June 25, 1999.
WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL CONFERENCE and the MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS FOUNDATION F.D.A. ISSUING FOR COLLUSION WITH MONSANTO Article written by Nancy Markle (1120197)
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, they announced that there was an epidemic of multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus, and they did not understand what toxin was causing this to be rampant across the United States. I explained that I was there to lecture on exactly that subject. When the temperature of Aspartame exceeds 86 degrees F, the wood alcoholin ASPARTAME coverts 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 multiple sclerosis; thus people were being diagnosed with having multiple sclerosis in error. The multiple sclerosis is not a death sentence, where methanol toxicity is.
In the case of systemic lupus, we are finding it has become almost as rampant as multiple sclerosis, especially Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi drinkers. Also, with methanol toxicity, the victims usually drink three to four 12 oz. Cans of them per day, some even more. In the cases of systemic lupus, which is triggered by ASPARTAME, the victim usually does not know that the aspartame is the culprit The victim continues its use aggravating the lupus to such a degree, that sometimes it becomes life threatening.
When we get people off the aspartame, those with systemic lupus usually become asymptomatic. Unfortunately, we can not reverse this disease.
On the other hand, in the case of those diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, when in reality, the disease is methanol toxicity), most of the symptoms disappear. We have seen cases where their vision has returned and even their hearing has returned. 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 this, is it reversible?"
It is rampant. Some of the speakers at my lecture even were suffering from these symptoms. In one lecture attended by the Ambassador of Uganda, he told us that their sugar industry is adding aspartame! He continued by saying that one of the industry leader's son could no longer walk due in part by product usage!
We have a very serious problem. Even a stranger came up to Dr. Espisto (one of my speakers) and myself and said, "1 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.
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 as 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 EXPIRED!!!!!
At the time of this first hearing, people were going blind. The methanol in the aspartame converts to formaldehyde in the retina of the eye. Formaldehyde is grouped in the same class of drugs as cyanide and arsenic--DEADLY POISONS!!! Unfortunately, it just takes longer to quietly kill, but it is killing people and causing all kinds of neurological problems. spartame changes the brain's chemistry. It is the reason for severe seizures. This drug changes the dopamine level in the brain. Imagine what this drug does to patients suffering from Parkinson's Disease. This drug also causes Birth Defects.
There is absolutely no reason to take this product. It is NOT A DIET PRODUCT!!! The Congressional record said, "It makes you crave carbohydrates and will make you FAT". Dr. Roberts stated that when he got patients off aspartame, their average weight loss was 19 pounds per person. The formaldehyde stores in the fat cells, particularly in the hips and thighs.
Aspartame is especially deadly for diabetics. All physicians know what wood alcohol will do to a diabetic. We find that physicians believe that they have patients with retinopathy, when in fact, it is caused by the aspartame. The aspartame keeps the blood sugar level out of control, causing many patients to go into a coma. Unfortunately, many have died.
People were telling us at the Conference of the American College of Physicians, that they had relatives that switched from saccharin to an aspartame product and how that relative had eventually gone into a coma. Their physicians could not get the blood sugar levels under control. Thus, the patients suffered acute memory loss and eventually coma and death.
Memory loss is due to the fact that aspartic acid and phenylalanine are neurotoxic without the other amino acids found in protein. Thus it goes past the blood brain barrier and deteriorates the neurons of the brain.
Dr. Russell Blaylock, neurosurgeon, said, "The ingredients stimulates the neurons of the brain to death, causing brain damage of varying degrees.
Dr. Blaylock has written a book entitled "EXCITOTOXINS: THE TASTE THAT KILLS" (Health Press 1-800-643-2665). Dr. H.J. Roberts, diabetic specialist and world expert on aspartame poisoning, has also written a book entitled "DEFENSE AGAINST ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE" (1-800-814- 9800). Dr. Roberts tells how aspartame poisoning is escalating Alzheimer's Disease, and indeed it is. As the hospice nurse told me, women are being admitted at 30 years of age with Alzheimer's Disease. Dr. Blaylock and Dr. Roberts will be writing a position paper with some case histories and will post it 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".
Dr. Roberts realized what was happening when aspartame was first marketed. He said "his diabetic patients presented memory loss, confusion, and severe vision loss". At the Conference of the American College of Physicians, doctors admitted that they did not know. They had wondered why seizures were rampant (the phenylalanine in aspartame breaks down the seizure threshold and depletes sarotonin, which causes manic depression, panic attacks, rage and violence).
Just before the Conference, I received a FAX from Norway, asking for a possible antidote for this poison because they are experiencing so many problems in their country. This "poison" is now available in 90 PLUS countries worldwide. Fortunately, we had speakers and ambassadors at the Conference from different nations who have pledged their help. We ask that you help too.
Print this article out and warn everyone you know. Take anything that contains aspartame back to the store. Take the "NO ASPARTAME TEST" and send us your case history.
I assure you that MONSANTO, the creator of aspartame, knows how deadly it is. They fund the American Diabetes Association, American Dietetic Association, Congress, and the Conference of the American College of Physicians. The New York Times, on November 15, 1996, ran an article on how the American Dietetic Association takes money from the food industry to endorse their products. Therefore, they can not criticize any additives or tell about their link to MONSANTO. How bad is this? We told a mother who had a child on NutraSweet to get off the product. The child was having grand mal seizures every day. The mother called her physician, who called the ADA, who told the doctor not to take the child off the NutraSweet. We are still trying to convince the mother that the aspartame is causing the seizures. Every time we get someone off of aspartame, the seizures stop. If the baby dies, you know whose fault it is, and what we are up against. There are 92 documented symptoms of aspartame, from coma to death. The majority of them are all neurological, because the aspartame destroys the nervous system. Aspartame Disease is partially the cause to what is behind some of the mystery of the Dessert Storm health problems. The burning tongue and other problems discussed in over 60 cases can be directly related to the consumption of an aspartame product. Several thousand pallets of diet drinks were shipped to the Desert Storm troops. (Remember heat can liberate the methanol from the aspartame at 86 degrees F). Diet drinks sat in the 120 degree F. Arabian sun for weeks at a time on pallets. The service men and women drank them all day long. All of their symptoms are identical to aspartame poisoning. Dr. Roberts says "consuming aspartame at the time of conception can cause birth defects". The phenylalanine concentrates in the placenta, causing mental retardation, according to Dr. Louis Elsas, Pediatrician Professor - Genetics, at Emory University in his testimony before Congress. In the original lab tests, animals developed brain tumors (phenylalanine breaks down into DXP, a brain tumor agent). When Dr. Espisto was lecturing on aspartame, one physician in the audience, a neurosurgeon, said, "when they remove brain tumors, they have found high levels of aspartame in them". Stevia, a sweet food, NOT AN ADDITIVE, which helps in the metabolism of sugar, which would be ideal for diabetics, has now been approved as a dietary supplement by the F.D.A. For years, the F.D.A. has outlawed this sweet food because of their loyalty to MONSANTO.
If it says "SUGAR FREE" on the label-- DO NOT EVEN THINK ABOUT IT !! 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 in 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. Since the Conference of the American College of Physicians, we hope to have the help of some world leaders.
Women's Cancer Resource CenterLaurie Moser, Assistant Director 1815 East 41st Street, Suite C Minneapolis, MN _________________________________________________________ Cordially, Chris Williams
Evergreen Enterprises (918) 787-9623 Chris@EvergreenEnterprises.com http://www.EvergreenEnterprises.com
-- OR (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 25, 1999.
Thanks for the heads up OR. Man I still can't believe I drank that stuff,yuck! I wonder if there is any long term effects after one stops consuming this junk. And I can't believe that anybody with a conscience can market anything that contains that poison!
-- (wow@I feel.sick), June 25, 1999.
I understand that Monsanto owns Aspartame. Is their pursuit of profit over health any surprise? Not to me!
-- Tricia the Canuck (email@example.com), June 25, 1999.
How many deadly things do we need in our bodies? Aspartame is just one of the many chemicals we digest everyday that is why people feel sick and do not know why.
-- Sick And Tired (Deadhead@talk.com), June 27, 1999.