Posts Tagged ‘artificial sweetener’

 

The Dirtiest Secrets of Aspartame – Revealed!

Posted on April 20th, 2015 by Dr. Mercola  |  No Comments »

NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, and Equal Measure – these are just some aliases that aspartame, the worst type of artificial sweetener there probably is, goes by. Aspartame was discovered accidentally in 1965 by G.D. Searle Company chemist James Schlatter while he was testing an anti-ulcer drug. Consisting of three major chemicals – aspartic acid, phenylalanine, and […]

 
 

7 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Agave Syrup

Posted on March 19th, 2010 by Dr. Mercola  |  20 Comments »

Is Organic Raw Agave Syrup a Healthy Sweetener? Agave syrup is a sweetener derived from agave, a desert plant found in the western and southern United States, Mexico, and parts of Central and South America. Agave is more popularly known as the plant used to make tequila but agave syrup (also known as agave nectar) […]