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"In pregnancy the effects of aspartame can be passed directly on to the fetus, even in very small doses. Some people have suffered aspartame related disorders with doses as small as that carried in a single stick of chewing gum. This could mean a pilot who drinks diet sodas is more susceptible to flicker vertigo, or to flicker-induced epileptic activity. It also means that all pilots are potential victims of sudden memory loss, dizziness during instrument flight and gradual loss of vision.
Some pilots have experienced grand mal seizures in the cockpits of commercial airline flights and have lost medical certification to fly, with it their careers. The FDA has received more than 10,000 consumer complaints on NutraPoison. That's 80 % of all complaints about food additives, yet they remain comatose and have done nothing to alert the American public who assume that since it's so highly advertised, it must be safe as mother's milk. The FDA consistently approves killer drugs as the February '94 OMNI MAGAZINE reported:
If you are using aspartame and have headaches, depression, slurred speech, loss of memory, fibromyalgia type symptoms, loss of sensation in lower legs or shooting pains, loss of eqilibrium, vertigo, anxiety attacks, chronic fatigue, vision loss, floaters, retinal detachment, seizures, heart palpitations, etc. you have ASPARTAME DISEASE! Many physicians are diagnosing multiple sclerosis when in reality it is methanol toxicity which mimics MS. Get off this dangerous drug right away. MS is not a death sentence, but methanol toxicity is!
51% of FDA approved drugs have serious risks and could cause adverse reactions that lead to severe or permanent disability or death. The Center for Disease Control, Johns Hopkins University, and the New Jersey School of Medicine estimate that 80-120,000 Americans are killed by prescription drugs every year. That this atrocious holocaust persists has everything to do with money and nothing to do with public health. Monsanto reaps $2 billion/year from the Aspartame toxic bonanza. This can buy a lot of bureaucrats! Does FDA mean Fatal Drugs Allowed? The FDA works for industry, not citizens. FDA head Arthur Hayes overruled his own board of inquiry to approve it then went to work for their public relations firm. Federal attorney Sam Skinner was assigned to prosecute Searle for fraudulent tests in their application, but switched sides and went to work for Searle's lawyers and the case died when the statute of limitations ran out.
Honest FDA toxicologist, the late Dr. Adrian Gross, wrote to Senator Howard Metzenbaum: "The views of the FDA's Center for Food Safety read like a script written for Abbott & Costello in the sense of their having perceptions inside-out and upside-down ... FDA may have gone through the motions ... such a "process" or DANCE represented a farce and a mockery."
Aspartame is a molecule composed of three components: aspartic acid, phenylalanine and methanol. Once ingested the methanol, wood alcohol that has killed or blinded thousands of skid row drunks, converts into formaldehyde and formic (Ant Sting Poison). Formaldehyde, a deadly neurotoxin, is common embalming fluid, a Class A Carcinogen. Phenylalanine is also neurotoxic when unaccompanied by the other amino acids in proteins. Aspartic acid causes brain lesions in neuroendocrine disorders in experimental animals. There are 92 documented symptoms including:
Headaches Numbness Fatigue Blurred vision Heart palpitations Memory loss Dizziness Muscle spasms Weight gain Irritability Anxiety attacks Vertigo Seizures Rashes Blindness Tachycardia Tinnitus Joint pain Nausea Depression Hearing loss Slurred speech Loss of taste Insomnia
NutraSweet is in 9000 foods and on every restaurant table for the same reasons tobacco is everywhere: Greed, Addiction and Profit! The NutraSweet Company and sister Searle whose chemists discovered aspartame are owned by Monsanto. If you're taking other medicine, consider possible reactions you may have since NutraSweet is a drug. One of the pivotal studies that approved aspartame was a 52 week oral toxicity infant monkey study (SC-18862). "All animals in the medium and high dosage groups exhibited seizure activity. The seizures were of the grand mal type. One monkey, M38, died after 30 days." The study makes this conclusion: "The convulsions in the monkeys are correlated with and can be attributed to high serum phenylalanine levels>" This Pivotal Study proved aspartame triggers grand mal seizures in monkeys. The seizures stopped when aspartame was discontinued. They took the "no-aspartame test and got well. The best way to understand NutraSweet is to think of it as a minute dose of nerve gas that eradicates brain and nerve functions.
SOME DISEASES TRIGGERED BY ASPARTAME: Brain tumors and other cancers Multiple sclerosis Epilepsy Fibromyalgia Graves Disease Chronic fatigue syndrome Epstein Barr Parkinson's Alzheimer's Diabetes Mental retardation Lymphoma Birth defects Systemic Lupus Death!
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology surveyed 80 people who suffered brain seizures after eating or drinking products with Aspartame. Said the Community Nutrition Institute: "These 80 cases meets the FDA's own definition of an imminent hazard to the public health, which requires the FDA to expeditiously remove a product from the market".
America is seeing a tremendous increase in seizures. Phenylalanine in Aspartame lowers the seizure threshold in the brain and blocks serotonin production. Today our nation is swept by a rage of violence. Researchers attribute this is part to low brain serotonin levels inducing depression, rage and paranoia. So President Clinton, Diet Coke in hand, programs billions of $'s to buy penitentiaries for the paranoid.
Fetal tissue cannot tolerate methanol , and Dr. James Bowen calls NutraSweet instant birth control. The fetal placenta can concentrate phenylalanine and cause mental retardation. Aspartame tests on animals produced brain and mammary tumors. No wonder breast cancer is exponentiating! During Operation Desert Storm truckloads of diet drinks cooked in the Arabian sun and at 86 degrees Aspartame liberates methanol in the can! Thousands of service men and women returned home with chronic fatigue syndrome and weird toxic symptoms!
On July 28, 1983 the National Soft Drink Association drafted a 30 page protest questioning the safety of Aspartame in soft drinks. Then they found weight-conscious Americans would sip soda all day if it was sugarless, so they forgot their objections: nor did they tell us that Aspartame makes you crave carbohydrates and so you gain weight. The formaldehyde stores in fat cells, particularly on the hips and thighs. Drink diet soda, get fat now, and later develop seizures, diabetes, blindness, Epstein Barr, MS depression and death.
Similarly, the American Diabetic Association, which receives megafunds from NutraSweet ignored a 1987 abstract submitted by Dr. H. J. Roberts (world expert on Aspartame and diabetic specialist) summarizing 58 diabetic aspartame reactors. He says "I now advise ALL patients with diabetes and hypoglycemia to avoid Aspartame products." Russell Blaylock, M.D., Neurosurgeon in his book: EXCITOTOXINS-THE TASTE THAT KILLS says Aspartame may trigger clinical diabetes! He says that excitotoxins which can be found in such ingredients as NutraSweet literally stimulate neurons to death, causing brain damage of varying degrees. Health Press: 1-800-643-2665. Also, "What really concerns me about aspartame is its association with brain tumors as well as pancreatic, uterine and ovarian tumors ... and that so many develop an Alzheimer's-like syndrome with prolonged exposure."
NutraSweet/Equal/Spoonful are the deadliest toxins in our society because of their ubiquitous presence in thousands of foods, even children's vitamins, medicines, Kool Aid and Jell-O and on every restaurant table. We're dosed with millions of pounds every year! This warning should be on every Aspartame/NutraSweet(/Equal/Spoonful product: CHEMICAL POISON: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF HUMANS! GENOCIDAL!
H. J. ROBERTS, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.C.C.P. BOOKS - PUBLICATIONS 300 27th Street Aspartame: Is it Safe? The Charles Press, PO Box 15715S, Philadelphia PA 19103 West Palm Beach, FL 33407 Sweet'ner Dearest; Is Aspartame Safe? A Medical, Public Health Legal Overview (407)832-2408 on tape; Defense Against Alzheimer's Disease, (Dr. Roberts explains how aspartame can escalate Alzheimer's). Sunshine Sentinel Press: 1-800-814-9800
Dr. Roberts is included in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Science and Technology, and THE BEST DOCTORS IN THE U.S. Selected by a national medical publication as "The Best Doctor in the U.S."
BARBARA ALEXANDER MULLARKEY (708) 848-0116 c/o NutriVoice PO Box 946 Oak Park, Illinois 60303
Bittersweet Aspartame: A Diet Delusion
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