Posts Tagged ‘aspartame’

 

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 […]

 
 

Why Aspartame-Sweetened Soda Is a Big Diet Disaster

Posted on May 9th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  6 Comments »

Did you know that half of the United States population over the age of two drinks sugary beverages on a daily basis? The figures can be higher, as this statistic does not include 100 percent fruit juices, flavored milk, or sweetened teas. This high consumption has actually contributed to rising obesity rates among American adults […]

 
 

Diet Soda Can Increase Your Waist Size By Up to 500 Percent

Posted on July 29th, 2011 by Dr. Mercola  |  17 Comments »

Because of its high sugar content, soda is known to be one of the unhealthiest beverages you can drink. But if you believe that drinking sugar-free diet soda is better, here’s something for you to think about: a recent study presented at an American Diabetes Association meeting revealed that people who drank two or more […]