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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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Silverblaze 20 hours ago

People who order diet sodas so they can double up on something else are doing so for two reasons: 1. They are diabetics who are "budgeting" their carbohydrates, the way we occasionally skip the potatoes at dinner so we can fit a piece of birthday cake into the diet plan. 2. They have avoided sugared sodas so long that they taste like syrup to them and prefer the taste of diet sodas.

NEQueen 22 hours ago

I want to share my auntie's story. She's diabetic. She's addicted to diet sodas. She's also incontinent. One week she ran out of the stuff. After a week or so, she reported that she didn't have nearly the amount of urge incontinence. She still leaked here and there but it was nothing compared to the continual feeling she couldn't hold it and then lost control of her bladder. We thought it might be the caffeine. So we gave her noncaffeinated beverages. She was incontinent all the time in a day or two. So we stopped the aspartame and the Splenda. She reduced the incontinence by about 75%. It didn't fix her problem but it was much more manageable. I told this to several women, some without diabetes but with a few children. If you have kids, I've learned, you're probably incontinent, no matter how old you are. Yes they can try to fix it but no one does because they don't care about women, just about the baby. I've been told ob gyns have said it's no big deal, it's part of motherhood, although they've only said that after the births to my associates. There's lots to say about that, but this is about the fake sugar. It will make you feel like you have to urinate right now and can barely hold it. It irritates your urethra and bladder. If you don't believe me, try it. Give it up for a week. Are you urinating uncontrollably or frequently feeling you might wet your self if you don't go to the bathroom right now? Give them up. Get used to sweet as a sometimes treat.

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Adrienne_Najar 22 hours ago

Thanks. I'll try your suggestion.

Silverblaze 21 hours ago

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That's the carbonation, not the sweetener. Some artificial sweeteners will have a laxative effect, but most carbonated beverages are like beer--you don't buy it as much as rent it for a short time.

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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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