It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know Americans eat way too much sugar. But what can you use instead of regular sugar. It’s confusing...

In last week’s post I talked about the dangers of GMO or genetically modified foods in our diet. Unfortunately it is not easy to avoid these foods in the US and Canada simply because unlike other industrialized nations, GMO’s don’t have to be labeled in these countries. Therefore, avoiding these GM foods is a bit more challenging then in other industrialized...

More and more people are becoming aware of the dangers of artificial sweeteners. So guess what one of the major manufacturers is doing? Ajinomoto is renaming Aspartame which hopes to pull the “shuck over your eyes” as we say in Texas. The company is now   rebranding their version of aspartame and calling it “AminoSweet. Aspartame was first introduced...

Currently, about seventy percent of adults and forty percent of children consume aspartame in one form or another. Coincidentally, brain tumors in the United States have been steadily on the rise since the early 1980s when aspartame was approved.  Some of the reactions to Aspartame include the initiation or aggravation of diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, convulsions,...

Artificial Sweeteners have been around for some time. Saccharin then Nutrasweet aka Aspartame and now the new kid on the block is Splenda. Certainly that has to be okay because it comes from sugar. Right? The Splenda tagline says ” Life is sweet – and SPLENDA® Products make it even sweeter, by giving you a delicious alternative to sugar that can help you...