Alphabetical List of Links and Notes
Aspartame Consumer Safety Network an international non-profit organization consisting of thousands of volunteer health care professionals, scientists and concerned consumers
Aspartame is Poison! Don't Use It! spells out the problems with Aspartame
Aspartame many articles and links about the dangers of Aspartame
Aspartame... the Bad News! "For over eight years the FDA refused to approve it because of the seizures and brain tumors this drug produced in lab animals"
Aspartame Toxicity Info Center Detailed scientific and general documentation regarding the toxicity of nutrasweet, Equal, diet coke, diet pepsi, and other aspartame containing items
Aspartame Victims Support Group "We have found that, once people find out that they have been poisoned, they become very angry and committed to spreading the message to others, warning them not to allow themselves to be poisoned any longer"
Bitter Truth About Artificial Sweeteners "Aspartame is, by far, the most dangerous substance on the market that is added to foods. Aspartame accounts for over 75 percent of the adverse reactions to food additives reported to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Many of these reactions are very serious including seizures and death"
Cancer Facts: Artificial Sweeteners from the National Cancer Institute
The Cult of Diet Coke "Like many Diet Coke heads, Palmer is peculiar, particular and passionate about her beverage of choice..."
NutraSweet Company page their version of the story
NutraSweet Recall Demand
Open Letter to Slim-Fast Propaganda Mill Re Aspartame "The methanol converts to formaldehyde and formic acid and causes metabolic acidosis"
Sweet Poison written by author Dr. Janet Starr Hull, is a book exposing aspartame dangers
Sweetness Minus Calories = Controversy article on sweeteners
What I found out about NutraSweet each packet actually contains 3.6 calories, not zero as stated on the packet

"…Rumsfeld is not only the current point man for the disaster in Iraq, but he was also the point man who brought to your table the most toxic substance ever added to food - aspartame (commonly known as NutraSweet)… [and] NutraSweet's cousin, Splenda…

"…the FDA's own toxicologist, told Congress that "without a shadow of a doubt, aspartame can cause brain tumors and brain cancer and violated the Delaney Amendment, which forbids putting anything in food that is known to cause cancer…


"…aspartame has brought more complaints to the American Food and Drug Administration than any other additive and is responsible for 75 percent of such complaints to that agency. From 10,000 consumer complaints the FDA compiled a list of 92 symptoms, including death.

"…it is a deadly neurotoxic drug masquerading as a harmless additive.

"…various reports have implicated aspartame in headaches, memory loss, seizures, vision loss, coma, and cancer. It also appears to worsen or mimic the symptoms of such conditions as fibromyalgia, MS, lupus, ADD, diabetes, Alzheimer's, chronic fatigue, and depression.

"…aspartame makes you crave carbohydrates… "One of the terrible things aspartame did was to render my body unable to tell me when I was full… I could eat, and eat, and eat, and eat…" (William C. Douglass. Real Health Breakthroughs. Sept. 2004: 1-8).

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