…..Aspartame, the technical name for popular brand names NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, and Equal-Measure, has been documented by the United States FDA to be a cause of the following symptoms:
* Inability to concentrate
* Short-term memory loss
* Trouble sleeping
* Depression and irritability
* Muscle spasms
* Difficulty breathing
* Heart irregularities
* Joint Pain
Why is Aspartame Harmful to Your Health?
To put it simply, aspartame is toxic to your nervous system. Enough exposure to aspartame can lead to nerve cell death….. [more]
DEFINETLY A G00D READ!!
Not long ago, on the Sunday Housecall segment of Fox News, Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld admonished viewers to avoid all artificial sweeteners. His only exception was to the rule was saccharin, although I can’t recall details of his explanation.
Note that the article does not give a single citation, valid or otherwise.
I think I would take that article with “a grain of salt” [;)]
“Reasons to Avoid Aspartame” by Dr. Ben Kim
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