Godlike Productions - Discussion Forum
Users Online Now: 1,364 (Who's On?)Visitors Today: 140,215
Pageviews Today: 338,694Threads Today: 239Posts Today: 3,348
06:07 AM


Rate this Thread

Absolute BS Crap Reasonable Nice Amazing
 

Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning

 
Ice Princess
User ID: 875198
United States
10/08/2010 10:46 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
I am fully gob smacked...I knew that aspartame was not good for you and will not have it in the house...I didnt realise the extent of this poison tho'
My sister in law has fibromyalgia and drinks about a litre of diet coke a day, she is also quite overweight, I just rang her and read a few facts out to her , she said "I know its poison, but I cant stop"
after a bit more of a chat she has changed her mind and we are both going to clean up our diets, I also suffer some health issues but dont take any sweetners, how ever I drink about two gins and tonic a day, I eat white bread and love my cheesy corn chips...I will be eliminating these from my diet and looking at other things I consume like canned foods and sauces
Thank you so much for this thread.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1124041


You love the cheesy chips because they are loaded with monosodium glutamate in one form or another. That's why they are soooo addictive. My kids go insane if they see a bag of Cheetos in the store. I will either just say no, or buy them an all-natural cheeto not made with MSG or torula yeast. My mouth waters thinking about Cheetos or Doritos, they are like cocaine, once you have a taste of them you never stop craving them. At least that's true for many people.

I remember in the 80's Nutrasweet sent out gumballs made with it so people could see how it tasted. Must have cost them a lot to send those out to everybody but they did. Friggin drug pushers, which to me that's what it is since I have met some serious Diet Coke addicts. They drink it when they wake up even. Disgusting. How about the people who go into gas stations every morning and fill up a 64 ounce cup with Diet Coke? Wth are they thinking.
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 938842
United States
10/08/2010 10:52 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Soldiers who drank diet sodas that were left out in the sun got very sick.

Yes, its nasty stuff. Stay away from that chemical.
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 1085395
United States
10/08/2010 10:52 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Come to think about it, whenever I see a bag of Cheetos I get that same feeling.


You love the cheesy chips because they are loaded with monosodium glutamate in one form or another. That's why they are soooo addictive. My kids go insane if they see a bag of Cheetos in the store. I will either just say no, or buy them an all-natural cheeto not made with MSG or torula yeast. My mouth waters thinking about Cheetos or Doritos, they are like cocaine, once you have a taste of them you never stop craving them. At least that's true for many people.

I remember in the 80's Nutrasweet sent out gumballs made with it so people could see how it tasted. Must have cost them a lot to send those out to everybody but they did. Friggin drug pushers, which to me that's what it is since I have met some serious Diet Coke addicts. They drink it when they wake up even. Disgusting. How about the people who go into gas stations every morning and fill up a 64 ounce cup with Diet Coke? Wth are they thinking.
 Quoting: Ice Princess 875198
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 995112
Australia
10/08/2010 10:55 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
WIKI-PEDIA is MANIPULATED daily by anyone and everyone.

As you thankfully realize....
It is NOT valid reference for ANYTHING.

 Quoting: Burt Gummer


Thanks, I should have emphasised that way more in my post :-)
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 938842
United States
10/08/2010 10:55 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Yes, tell you wife to use STEVIA. its a herb leaf. that looks like sugar, but made out of a plant.

I make iced coffee with it, It should be right next to the Equal or above it, ..lol..

Its called STEVIA.
Ice Princess
User ID: 875198
United States
10/08/2010 10:57 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
When you blog, link it back here if threads live that long, I would love to see the results.



Just as a neat little experiment for your own information.
Make a list of all the food commonly eaten by your family on a regular basis and then cut out all the processed stuff for about a month or 2 and see what results you experience.
Soda pop, white bread, margarine, canola oil, white sugar, condiments and sauces, fast foods, snack foods, deli meats and sausages, etc, that kind of stuff.
You can find good lists on the internet.
Replace with whole, fresh, made from scratch foods that are definitely good (and there are many lists available with a little searching around)
You have heard all the claims and nay-sayers, so the only way to really "know" is to do the experiment for yourself and see the results.
You found out that the aspartame was a real detriment to the health and now you "know"...you have only just started to take back your health.

Going to do this and blog it. Thanks for a GREAT idea!!!!

 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1085395


I'm 4 days into a juice fast and I'm dying. I have up alcohol, coffee and all food and drink only 4 cups of fresh vegetable and fruit juice. I have been praying to get through each day without giving up. I'm going for 5 days. I did this because of digestive issues. I just wanted to give my body a chance to heal. I would suggest everyone think about fasting. It's a trip. All kinds of old emotions and traumas are coming to the surface and at time I feel so agitated and others times so at peace, like nothing I have felt in ages.

My digestive problems seem to have started right about when I started smoking a couple cigarettes a day. I also gave those up.
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 938842
United States
10/08/2010 10:57 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Ice Princess,

The way my wife was feeling I would drop that gum like a bad habit. Interested to see what the poster below can add.

Hi, can I ask what these health issues caused by gum were? My kids chew sugarless gum all the time. Maybe it's time to spring for the more expensive all-natural gum. I do like the black licorice one. They just don't hold their flavors for long, but better than brain damage!

 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1029269



Theres a popular young Australian actress that eventually got hospitalized from panic attacks after being a sugarless gum chewer..she stopped the sugarless gum and made a full recovery,

She said she thought she would die when they didnt know that the gum was causing her symptoms.
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 1085395
United States
10/08/2010 10:58 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Yeah, thanks Rumsfield. That's about when this shit started if I remember correctly?

Soldiers who drank diet sodas that were left out in the sun got very sick.

Yes, its nasty stuff. Stay away from that chemical.
 Quoting: PRODIGAL SON (AZOTH)
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 1085395
United States
10/08/2010 11:01 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Fasting is cool, I have done several day fasts but never a 5 day one. Sounds like you are doing fine. Be careful when you eat again and keep it to light fruits when staring to eat again.

When you blog, link it back here if threads live that long, I would love to see the results.



Just as a neat little experiment for your own information.
Make a list of all the food commonly eaten by your family on a regular basis and then cut out all the processed stuff for about a month or 2 and see what results you experience.
Soda pop, white bread, margarine, canola oil, white sugar, condiments and sauces, fast foods, snack foods, deli meats and sausages, etc, that kind of stuff.
You can find good lists on the internet.
Replace with whole, fresh, made from scratch foods that are definitely good (and there are many lists available with a little searching around)
You have heard all the claims and nay-sayers, so the only way to really "know" is to do the experiment for yourself and see the results.
You found out that the aspartame was a real detriment to the health and now you "know"...you have only just started to take back your health.

Going to do this and blog it. Thanks for a GREAT idea!!!!



I'm 4 days into a juice fast and I'm dying. I have up alcohol, coffee and all food and drink only 4 cups of fresh vegetable and fruit juice. I have been praying to get through each day without giving up. I'm going for 5 days. I did this because of digestive issues. I just wanted to give my body a chance to heal. I would suggest everyone think about fasting. It's a trip. All kinds of old emotions and traumas are coming to the surface and at time I feel so agitated and others times so at peace, like nothing I have felt in ages.

My digestive problems seem to have started right about when I started smoking a couple cigarettes a day. I also gave those up.
 Quoting: Ice Princess 875198
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 875198
United States
10/08/2010 11:02 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
on top of poisoning herself, you said she lost weight after finally eliminating equal from her diet. how could a person continue using a so called diet aid, when they are gaining weight?


Scientist have proven that diet drinks still act on the brain the exact same as sugar and so therefore impact your HORMONES.

Although you are not ingesting the calories, it makes you more insulin resistant because your body over produces hormones related to the SENSE of sugar in the body.

It's complicated but it has been proven.

Diet drinks cause you to gain weight by resetting your metabolism. They make you hungrier and you consume larger quantities of food.

HFCS or corn sugar gives you essentially twice the calories of the same amount of cane sugar. HFCS has fructose floating around freely and you body can use it directly. With cane sugar your body has to use energy to break the sugar down into usable form. With cane sugar you get effectively half the calories, since you use energy to break the sugare down. With HFCS you get twice the amount of calories since you do not have to break the HFCS down.

Mexican coke, jones sodas, and hanson sodas all use real cane sugar. The latest sugar products from coke and pepsi use gmo sugar beets not cane sugar.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1002171


I had NO idea. I had a Pepsi throwback not too long ago and felt like crap afterwards which does not happen when I drink mexican coke. Wow. Thanks for the alert. I will now not drink anything not listed as cane sugar.
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 1124253
Australia
10/08/2010 11:03 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Mayo clinic guide for any diabetics on here who still need to use artificial sweeteners:

Artificial sweetener ADI* Estimated ADI equivalent** OK for cooking?
Aspartame (NutraSweet, Equal) 50 milligrams (mg) per kilogram (kg) 18 to 19 cans of diet cola No
Saccharin (Sweet'N Low, SugarTwin) 5 mg per kg 9 to 12 packets of sweetener Yes
Acesulfame K (Sunett, Sweet One) 15 mg per kg 30 to 32 cans of diet lemon-lime soda*** Yes
Sucralose (Splenda) 5 mg per kg 6 cans of diet cola*** Yes

*FDA-established acceptable daily intake (ADI) limit per kilogram (2.2 pounds) of body weight.
**Product-consumption equivalent for a person weighing 150 pounds (68 kilograms).
***These products usually contain more than one type of sweetener.

[link to www.mayoclinic.com]
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 938842
United States
10/08/2010 11:03 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Yeah, thanks Rumsfield. That's about when this shit started if I remember correctly?


Soldiers who drank diet sodas that were left out in the sun got very sick.

Yes, its nasty stuff. Stay away from that chemical.

 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1085395



Yeah, they had pallets or flats of diet soda delivered, In storage it would heat up. The chemicals in the asparatme, turned to a form of formaldehyde. the soldiers drank this stuff and got very ill.
Ice Princess
User ID: 875198
United States
10/08/2010 11:05 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Ice Princess,

The way my wife was feeling I would drop that gum like a bad habit. Interested to see what the poster below can add.

Hi, can I ask what these health issues caused by gum were? My kids chew sugarless gum all the time. Maybe it's time to spring for the more expensive all-natural gum. I do like the black licorice one. They just don't hold their flavors for long, but better than brain damage!




Theres a popular young Australian actress that eventually got hospitalized from panic attacks after being a sugarless gum chewer..she stopped the sugarless gum and made a full recovery,

She said she thought she would die when they didnt know that the gum was causing her symptoms.
 Quoting: PRODIGAL SON (AZOTH)


I had NO idea about gum. I always figured the amount of aspartame in the gum was so tiny that it wouldn't affect anyone's health. I am really glad to know this because I always have a pack in my purse and my kids have a piece a day usually. Another thing to learn to live without, which is fine by me.
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 938842
United States
10/08/2010 11:08 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
No way, NEVER give that poison to your kids, I have not found One kind of gum without aspartame . 90 percent or more of all gum has aspartame

Only tic tacs dont have it. lol

Heres the Abbey Cormack story

[link to www.mpwhi.com]

Shes so pretty, Her story is incredible. A must read, how chewing gum almost ruined her life and career.!
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 938842
United States
10/08/2010 11:10 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Heres a qoute from it:

THE ABBY CORMACK ASPARTAME STORY

By Abby Cormack


Posted: 13 August 2007


Would you believe Sugar Free chewing gum could destroy you? That it could bring anxiety, insomnia, depression, mind-fog, abdominal pain, unbearable leg and arm cramps, blurred vision, endless trips to the doctors, hysteria, suicidal thoughts and paranoia?
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 1085395
United States
10/08/2010 11:10 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Me too. I am starting to get interested in living a life that doesn't cause others to shorten mine.

Theres a popular young Australian actress that eventually got hospitalized from panic attacks after being a sugarless gum chewer..she stopped the sugarless gum and made a full recovery,

She said she thought she would die when they didnt know that the gum was causing her symptoms.


I had NO idea about gum. I always figured the amount of aspartame in the gum was so tiny that it wouldn't affect anyone's health. I am really glad to know this because I always have a pack in my purse and my kids have a piece a day usually. Another thing to learn to live without, which is fine by me.
 Quoting: Ice Princess 875198
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 1085395
United States
10/08/2010 11:13 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Every person who has posted has mentioned mind fog, blurriness, etc. I heard the birds sing this morning for the first time in a year. After I stopped Aspartame with my wife. Getting that focus back I hope!

Heres a qoute from it:

THE ABBY CORMACK ASPARTAME STORY

By Abby Cormack


Posted: 13 August 2007


Would you believe Sugar Free chewing gum could destroy you? That it could bring anxiety, insomnia, depression, mind-fog, abdominal pain, unbearable leg and arm cramps, blurred vision, endless trips to the doctors, hysteria, suicidal thoughts and paranoia?
 Quoting: PRODIGAL SON (AZOTH)
Hillcrest

User ID: 1105194
United States
10/08/2010 11:14 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Next thing your wife should give up is sugar in the coffee, she will feel even better.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1122877


maybe raw honey or blackstrap molasses -- both are great in coffee.
Water always wins. :sun:
Ice Princess
User ID: 875198
United States
10/08/2010 11:18 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Holy cow, that actress chewed 4 PACKS a day? Wow, she was popping a new piece like every 20 minutes during her waking hours!

I found a product called Dandy Tea that tastes like coffee but better. It is so good. Now I drink that in the morning instead of coffee. It's made from dandelion and chicory roots and a few other things so it's actually healthy. I have to try the molasses in it, sounds good.
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 938842
United States
10/08/2010 11:20 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
I know Diet soda drinkers that will get hooked, it is addictive. something about it, A friend I knew turned mentally insane from it, and he would get a case of jitters and paranoia. he used to be a Hockey Player. Cant find or locate him to this day. Dont know what happened to him, never got a chance to tell him it might have been the 6 bottles of diet pepsi he was drinking every day.
Agent M. Ahmadinejad

User ID: 964082
United States
10/08/2010 11:22 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Wow your wife never thought of changing her diet, lol at 20 packs of that crap a day. That is basically 20 spoon fulls of sugar, no reason to be sick lol.
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 938842
United States
10/08/2010 11:23 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Wow your wife never thought of changing her diet, lol at 20 packs of that crap a day. That is basically 20 spoon fulls of sugar, no reason to be sick lol.
 Quoting: Agent M. Ahmadinejad


Its also addictive too.like an illegal drug,
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 1123233
United States
10/08/2010 11:23 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Everyone here needs to watch Food.Inc

If you can't take the horrible parts about the meat (then watch what you can and pass it up) but watch the rest. The complete thing is on youtube.

It is becoming clear that if you want to stay healthy it's best to NOT eat anything processed, and you need to buy local and organic when you can. Eat like your grandparents or we are going to be those little green men coming back from the future trying to discover how to save our DNA lol.

Between all the chemicals they are putting in processed foods, the lack of nutrition in them, the Genetically Modified Foods, Cloned Foods (yep you heard me right) the high intake of sugar (even reg sugar/in the early 20th century we use to consume 5 lbs per person per year and it's now 150+ lbs per year/inflammation is a component in EVERY DISEASE), transfats ... and you name it, we are killing ourselves (their design)

Here is the beginning of Food.inc
Enjoy!

Drunken Blacksmith

User ID: 1124269
United States
10/08/2010 11:24 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
OP,
Truvia is a chemically processed bastardization of Stevia...just use the real thing and you won't be sorry.

Drunken Blacksmith
Drunken Blacksmith
V.P.W.
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 1085395
United States
10/08/2010 11:25 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Thanks for the suggestions for natural sweeteners. I've never had molasses but it sounds good. My grandma talked about it a lot.

maybe raw honey or blackstrap molasses -- both are great in coffee.
 Quoting: Hillcrest
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 938842
United States
10/08/2010 11:26 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Heres the FIRST NATURAL SODA WITH STEVIA

called

ZEVIA

[link to www.amazon.com]


From the Manufacturer

ZEVIA brand sugar free stevia sweetened natural diet soda was born out of a desire to find a natural alternative to the diet soda habits of its creators. In 2007, Seattle-based ZEVIA LLC began its mission to create the first full line of zero calorie, sugar-free, stevia sweetened natural diet sodas. Today, ZEVIA is one of the first products to use stevia as its primary sweetener and is available nationwide.



*
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 851905
United States
10/08/2010 11:28 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
I stopped chewing gum completely after finding out that practically all gum contains aspartame. Haven't chewed gum since August '09, over a year now. I don't miss it.

The same goes with soda. I haven't had a 'mainstream' soda, e.g., Pepsi, Dr. Pepper, Coke, etc. since July 2008. I rarely drink soda, but when I do it's usually Hansen's.
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 1085395
United States
10/08/2010 11:28 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Azoth thanks for fielding that. I have little empathy for folks who think my wife wanted to poison herself, thanks!

Wow your wife never thought of changing her diet, lol at 20 packs of that crap a day. That is basically 20 spoon fulls of sugar, no reason to be sick lol.


Its also addictive too.like an illegal drug,
 Quoting: PRODIGAL SON (AZOTH)
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 1124041
Australia
10/08/2010 11:29 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
and tptb reckon pot is dangerous.....unbelievable
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 938842
United States
10/08/2010 11:31 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Thanks GLP, because of an article here, my wife is not sick anymore - Aspartame Poisoning
Azoth thanks for fielding that. I have little empathy for folks who think my wife wanted to poison herself, thanks!



Wow your wife never thought of changing her diet, lol at 20 packs of that crap a day. That is basically 20 spoon fulls of sugar, no reason to be sick lol.


Its also addictive too.like an illegal drug,

 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1085395



Yeah, pretty wickedly designed stuff, Have you ever wondered why so many people complain about the taste at first but then it hooks so many and they keep wanting more? Its chemical properties is like liquid crack..(not 100 technically sure molecular wise) just a analogy, but true, thats how it does act on the brain.





GLP