Aspartame: Is the sweet taste worth the harm?


Aspartame, more commonly known as NutraSweet or Equal, is one of the most toxic substances being consumed today. The artificial sweetener, currently used in over 4,000 products worldwide, entertains a sordid past and has been one of the most tested and debated food additives in the history of the FDA.

While the manufacturer maintains that aspartame is not a danger to your health, the scientific studies don’t necessarily agree. The FDA has approved the product for mass consumption, in spite of overwhelming evidence that aspartame can have neurotoxic, metabolic, allergenic, fetal and carcinogenic effects.

 

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You Are What You Eat: Choosing the Best Diet

You’ve probably heard the saying: “You are what you eat.” But have you ever thought about what this really means in regard to healthy living? Think about this: Food is nothing more than a substance which is used to build your body. What does that mean if you’re not practicing healthy eating habits and if you’re putting junk food into your body? What does it mean if you’re looking for a way to achieve healthy weight loss and you’re starving your body of the nutrients that it needs to build healthy cells, bones, muscles and organs? As you can imagine, choosing the best diet is the key to healthy living and building a great body. This article will give you a good platform to start from when it comes to choosing the best diet for healthy living…

 

The Three Biggest Offenders

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How to Build a Great Body

Do you sometimes think that the body you have is the one you were born with and that there is nothing you can do about it? If so, you are certainly not alone. Millions of people who are struggling to get into shape feel that they are fighting against nature and that there is little that they can do to change what they were born with. If you are one of these discouraged people, you are about to find out why there is a LOT that you can do about building a great body….in spite of what your genes might have to say about it…

 

How is a Body Built?

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Alkalizing with Sodium Bicarbonate and Potassium Citrate

Our metabolism works best when the lymph fluid is slightly acid while the blood is always slightly alkaline. If the diet is deficient in minerals or the cellular energy production is inefficient, and produces much lactic acid instead of oxidizing nutrients to carbon dioxide and water, then the body gradually becomes too acid. This leads to loss of minerals and inflammations with pain and oversensitivity. Chronic inflammations cause most of the discomfort and health deterioration associated with chronic diseases. The most common conditions associated with inflammations are infections and Candida problems, autoimmune diseases, including arthritis, and cancer.

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