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Health Canada NOW says: "Avoid Sugar Substitutes!" but U.S. Won't Do So Because of Corporate Manipulation of FDA

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I use the occasional half packet of sweet n low on iced tea if it's particularly bad tea. Otherwise I don't bother and I don't drink soda of any kind, so I'm not worried about it.

Schnauzer21 20 hours ago

Once again this entire discussion ignores the fact that is a large number of people who can't have sugar or must severely limit sugar for medical reasons. Not everyone eats or drinks lots of "sugary foods" in the first place and have no interest in the "diet drinks don't help loose weight" arena. I don't need to lose weight. I do however have to limit the sugar I eat for medical reasons and drinks are one of the easiest ways. However I don't want to drink everything unsweetened and in many cases, the only options (besides water) are "with sugar" or with "artificial sweeteners" Likethumb_up3

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This article is about the dietary guidelines, which are for the general population. In case you are interested in Diabetes Canada's take on sweeteners for people with diabetes, here it is:

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Capskinsnats 19 hours ago

I recently started drinking Bai flavored water which has one gram of sugar per eight ounces.

psilociber 6 hours ago

Sweetness is not necessary for a happy life. Enjoy a slice of birthday cake occasionally, but for Gods sake give it up. 2000 years ago people were perfectly fine without it. It's a drug.

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JokullJuniper 20 hours ago

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I always make it a point to back my Canadian Club with a sugar-free Molson's. I don't want to die young.

SmithGrabholz 21 hours ago

This is a very unclearly written article. Of course using Stevia doesn't cause me to lose weight, but it makes my coffee taste better. And while I gave up Aspartame and Splenda long ago, I've been reading articles like this for years waiting for someone to ascertain the safety of stevia without just lumping it in with the known dangers of artificial sweeteners. Still waiting.

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Sometimes hard ball consumer protection efforts bring good results, particularly in other nations with a healthy skepticism of the US, like Canada in this case, like Pakistan when it banned Monosodium Glutamate less than a year ago, and with all of the nations which have banned Roundup/Glyphosate, the latest of which is Vietnam.


However, industry is savvy; one nations bans it and they promote it in others, in this case, Bangladesh, one of the poorest nations in the world. Check out this video puff piece/news item about their poison "gaining popularity. The lawsuits on Roundup/Glyphosate will have a deadly effect world wide on Bayer/Monsanto, let me assure you....




Ajinomoto seasoning gains popularity in Bangladesh - ANI News Dhaka (Bangladesh) Jan 4 (ANI): The Ajinomoto Group produces and sells various seasonings and processed foods in more than 130 countries and regions ...
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My reaction to Aspartame was huge, and I didn't know it was in the product I used.packaged Kraft instant ice tea.When I wrote Kraft, they referred me to Monsanto, and Monsanto referred me to FDA approvals of tests I later learned they did themselves. Sugar was the first item on the 'contents' list, so I looked no further for artificial sweeteners, the last item on the list. Now I wonder, is that what's producing all these autistic kids? Pregnant women don't like the weight gain associated with the condition, so my first guess years ago was the lack of sufficient cholesterol to produce healthy brains in the fetus. But I do recall the first packet of sweetener I ever read, and it cautioned those who did not absolutely need it from using it. Saccharine. I hated the taste, and like birth control pills, also suspect I thought, of getting a little too close to meddling with a basic bodily process, I decided to pass. When a friend of mine stopped taking them to have a second child, she went into menopause at 28 years. I believe this and other large scale medical mistakes is behind the suspicion that vaccines may also be quite harmful in subtle ways that will take their inventors by surprise.

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Yes, you are right. The FDA sealed the teratology studies that were part of the Bressler Report. Go to www.mpwhi.com The last chapter of "While Science Sleeps: A Sweetener Kills by Dr. Woodrow Monte, is on aspartame and autism: se.com/general96/asparautism.html The FDA didn't even have the decency to add a pregnancy warning when studies showed spina bifida and neural tube defects, cleft palate, etc. Read the Aspartame Resource Guide on www.mpwhi.com and it will give you a lot of the information you need. All my best, Betty

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