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Five Foods That Fuel Your Brain

Five Foods That Fuel Your Brain


In 1/10,000 of a second, your brain can respond to input and generate an action. Although it accounts for only about 3% of your body weight, it uses 30% of the blood your heart pumps, and burns 300 calories daily.

Plus, it takes your whole brain to make sense of what’s being said. While speaking and comprehending languages is mainly a left-brain activity, language processing happens on the right side, which lets you know if the words are sarcastic or kind or the punchline of a joke.

No wonder your brain needs the right balance of foods to stay sharp. So here are five things you can eat to keep you bright.

1. Salmon and ocean trout. The omega-3s and -7s in these fish increase blood flow to the brain and help strengthen neurons’ protective coat.

2. 70% cacao dark chocolate. This kind of chocolate contains compounds that support blood flow to the brain and bolster neuron strength; plus, it promotes brain plasticity — an ability to modify neural connections, which promotes learning and memory.

3. Berries (especially blueberries) and black coffee. They contain flavonoids that improve communication between brain cells, boost learning and memory, and help reduce or delay cognitive decline.

4. Nuts and seeds, including sunflower seeds, walnuts, almonds, and hazelnuts. Walnuts contain omega-3s, and almost all nuts have other polyphenols that protect brain function, reduce inflammation, and protect against Alzheimer’s.

5. Broccoli and other cruciferous veggies, like bok choy, cabbage, and cauliflower. These vegetables contain glucosinolates, which produce a chemical in the body that lowers your risk of neurodegenerative diseases.


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Michael Roizen


Pets, Uncategorized

Have You Ever Seen A Wild Animal Stop and Cook Their Food


Have You Ever Seen a Wild Animal Stop and Cook Their Food



Not long ago I ran across a headline in a pet food industry journal that gave me a chuckle. It read, “More Americans consider raw pet diets amid safety issues: Sales of raw pet food have increased sharply”.1


I’m smiling because it seems the best efforts of the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA), the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), many board-certified veterinary nutritionists, and a variety of other pet food industry organizations and individual special interest groups to scare people away from raw pet diets aren’t having the intended effect.


Pet Owner Interest in Fresh Food and Natural Diets Continues to Rise


According to market research company GfK, from mid-2014 to mid-2015, sales of raw freeze-dried pet food rose 64 percent, and raw frozen pet food sales increased by 32 percent.2


Around the same time, a raw pet food company surveyed 1,826 U.S. cat and dog owners about their pet food preferences, and learned that over a third are interested in a fresh raw food diet for their animal companion.3


Additional survey results were also interesting:


13 percent of respondents were already feeding a raw diet to their pets

Pet health is the number 1 factor (94 percent) in selecting a pet food

Freshness and quality (89 percent) are the second motivating factors for purchase; cost is the third consideration (65 percent)

89 percent of pet guardians feed processed pet foods and starchy fillers

23 percent of those who feed processed pet food report that their dog or cat suffers from skin conditions, arthritis, kidney problems, or food allergies; all of those pet owners report their veterinarians have suggested dietary changes to treat those conditions

55 percent would prefer to feed their dog or cat fresh food that can be served raw or cooked

As more and more pet guardians become aware of the link between processed pet food and many of the disorders and diseases occurring in today’s dogs and cats, I expect sales of healthier pet diets to continue to increase.


Pet food industry insiders call rising consumer interest in fresh and raw diets part of the “humanization” of pet food.4 I think they’re missing the point. After all, most humans don’t eat raw meat diets.


I think the explanation is simply that a growing number of pet parents are realizing the benefit of species-appropriate food for their pets, recognizing that dogs and cats are not human and do best when fed unprocessed, meat-based diets with nutrient profiles that closely match the diets of wild dogs and cats (and go far beyond AAFCO nutrient standards).


It shouldn’t be a surprise that our pets thrive on a well-constructed, fresh ancestral diet.


Processed Pet Food is Biologically Inappropriate for Dogs and Cats


Commercially available processed dog and cat food has only been around a little over a hundred years. However, animals have hunted prey or, in the case of dogs, scavenged, for millions of years.


And although recent research suggests domesticated carnivores were able to adapt to some degree to starch in the diet as humans became planters and farmers of grains, this does not mean dogs and cats have evolved into vegetarians.


Over the last hundred years, major pet food companies have produced most of their products using a base of corn (which is now genetically modified), wheat, rice, or potato (with a glycemic index that is off the charts).


These ingredients are blended with rendered, poor quality proteins and a synthetic vitamin/mineral mix. They are extruded, then processed again at very high temperatures. However, our carnivorous pets have not evolved to be able to process these substantially altered, foreign foods


The good news is dogs and cats are adaptable and resilient. But unfortunately, this means they are able to withstand significant nutritional abuse; they can be fed a nutrient deficient, biologically incorrect diet without immediately dying.


Immunologic and physiologic degeneration occurs as the result of an inappropriate diet, but sudden death does not, which is why we’ve convinced ourselves convenient, entirely processed pet foods are acceptable, or “good” for dogs and cats.


As Dr. Richard Patton states, “nutrition only becomes a problem when there’s a crisis.”


Processed Diets Have Created Generations of Sick Pets


For a hundred years, our pets have been fed inappropriate diets that have kept them alive, but far from thriving like their wild relatives. Instead, we’ve created dozens of generations of nutritionally weakened animals that suffer from degenerative diseases linked to longstanding nutritional deficiencies.


The truth is our pet population provides a place for recycling waste from the human food industry.


Grains that fail inspection, human food past its expiration date, uninspected pieces and parts of waste from the seafood industry, leftover restaurant grease, deceased livestock, and even roadkill is collected and disposed of through rendering – a process that converts human food industry waste into raw materials for the pet food industry.


Pet food manufacturers purchase these raw materials and blend the rendered fat and meat with starch fillers.


They add bulk vitamin and mineral supplements (most from China), and then they extrude the mix at high temperatures (the process that makes kibble, or dry food), creating all sorts of toxic reactions including advanced glycation end products and cancer causing heterocyclic amines.


They call these crunchy little pellets and canned goo “pet food,” and sell it to customers at a handsome profit.


The entire system is flawed, but pet food industry giants are realizing that pet owners are becoming more educated about their flawed system, and they are trying to clean up their image. We are beginning to see words like “natural” and “no byproducts” on labels. But exactly what is “natural”? No GMOs? No factory farmed, nutrient deficient meats? No high-arsenic rice? No synthetic preservatives or vitamins?


The problem is there isn’t a set “natural” standard, everyone’s perception is different and almost all manufacturers are jumping on the bandwagon and using the term.


We see more  “grain-free” on labels as well, and more peas, lentils, chickpeas and other glycemic and unnecessary starches in the bag as clients become aware that corn, wheat and rice have no place in pet food. But the substitutes have significant nutritional implications as well.


Manufacturers are hearing the rumblings of educated pet owners and are updating their marketing to try to regain lost customers by changing their ingredients to regain market share. But the issues remain the same: using poor quality ingredients, relying on synthetic nutrients (instead of nutrient dense foods), and utilizing extensive processing techniques to extend shelf life means most pet food is dead food.


Feeding a lifetime of processed foods makes it impossible for your pet’s body to be as vibrantly healthy as it should be.


Optimal Nutrition for Dogs and Cats


Dogs and cats need quality protein, fats, and a small amount of vegetables and fruits (roughage). Vegetables and fruits provide antioxidants and fiber to animals that no longer hunt whole prey.


Natural sources of trace minerals, vitamins, and fatty acids must be added, since the soils in which foods are grown are depleted of many of the nutrients pets need. Also, food storage, whether it’s in a freezer or a pantry, decreases critical essential fatty acid levels in foods.


Pets need unadulterated, fresh, whole foods that are moisture dense. They don’t need grains, fillers, artificial preservatives, colors, additives, chemicals, byproducts, or processed foods. Although animals can eat some processed foods, they aren’t designed to consume a lifetime of dry or canned diets.


Nutritional goals for my veterinary patients and my own pets include a diet that is as species-appropriate as possible (low in carbohydrates, high moisture content, and unprocessed), and a variety of fresh, whole foods that are nutritionally complete and optimal for the species.


What if I Can’t Afford a 100% Fresh Food Diet to my Pet?


If you’ve watched my best-to-worst foods video, you know I advocate feeding the best food you can afford to buy for your pet. For many people, this means feeding a dry food diet, but there are still excellent ways you can move towards feeding more fresh foods without breaking the bank.


I have many clients who have creatively made fresh food a reality for their pets, even on a tight budget, the cheapest option being home prepared meals (commercial fresh food diets are expensive).


Shopping sales, utilizing local food co-ops and buying in bulk can often bring the cost of an excellent quality homemade diet to less than the cost of many super premium dry foods on the market today. Make sure to follow a balanced recipe if you do home-prep; homemade nutrient deficient diets aren’t the goal. Yes, homemade diets take time and effort, but the payoff is substantially healthier pets with fewer vet bills.


Many folks can only afford one meal of fresh food a day, or several meals a week. I recommend you feed as many fresh food meals as you can afford. You will see dramatic improvements in your pet’s health by eliminating 25 to 50 percent of the processed food from her diet.


If you can’t afford to make fresh meals for your pet, consider eliminating processed treats and make fresh food treats the way you add some living foods to your pet’s diet.


Every bite of food your pet swallows is ultimately a step towards healing or harming; all foods impact the body in some way. The more fresh, living, whole foods your pet consumes is a step towards health, and one I encourage you to make for the animals in your care.


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Mexican Cheesy Chicken and Sausage


One-Pot Mexican Cheesy Chicken and Sausage with Black Beans


2 tablespoons olive oil

½ lb fresh chorizo or bulk pork sausage

1 ¼ lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes

1white onion, diced

½ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)

1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles

1 can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic whole peeled tomatoes, undrained

1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed

2 cups shredded Monterey Jack or pepper Jack cheese (8 oz)

2 cups coarsely crushed tortilla chips

¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

6 lime wedges

4 ½ cups cooked rice or 6 Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch), if desired


1 In Dutch oven, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add chorizo and cook, turning occasionally, 6 to 10 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain. Transfer chorizo to plate; set aside.

2 In same Dutch oven, add chicken and cook on all sides 6 to 10 minutes or until browned on outside and cooked through. Transfer to plate with chorizo.

3 Add remaining tablespoon of oil to same Dutch oven. Add onion and salt. Cook 4 to 5 minutes or until onion softens. Stir in seasoning mix and chiles; cook 1 minute longer. Crush tomatoes, and add with liquid. Heat to simmering.

4 Add sausage, chicken and beans. Return to simmering, and cook 5 minutes to allow flavors to combine.

5 Stir in cheese; top with chips and cilantro. Serve with lime over rice or tortillas

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Creamy Broccoli Salad


Creamy Broccoli Salad


  • 2 strips low-sodium bacon
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 1/2 cups broccoli florets (about 1 pound), cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons salted roasted sunflower seeds


Cook the bacon in a small nonstick skillet over medium-low heat until crispy, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate to drain, and reserve 1 teaspoon drippings for the dressing. Finely chop the bacon strips and reserve.

Combine 1 cup water, the ice cubes and onions in a small bowl. Let the onions soak for 10 minutes while preparing the rest of the salad, and then drain and pat dry.

Whisk the buttermilk, sour cream, lemon zest and juice, reserved bacon drippings, 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt and pepper to taste in a large bowl. Add the broccoli, onions and golden raisins to the dressing. Toss well, cover and chill for at least 1 hour or up to 4 hours.

Before serving, toss well and season with additional salt and pepper. Transfer to a serving dish and top with the chopped bacon and sunflower seeds.
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Crustless Asparagus Quiche


Crustless Asparagus Quiche

Yield: 8 servings | Serving Size: 1 slice | Calories: 72 | Total Fat: 3 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Previous Points: 1 | Points Plus: 2 | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 49 mg | Sodium: 120 mg | Carbohydrates: 3 g | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugars: 2 g | Protein: 7 g


  • 2 cups sliced asparagus
  • 6 egg whites
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1/3 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup (low-fat) feta cheese, optional parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Kosher or sea salt to taste


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl and pour into a quiche pan or 9-inch glass pie plate.

Bake at 350° for approximately 45 minutes or until filling is set.

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Chicken Enchiladas with Roasted Tomatillo Chile Salsa, Yellow Rice and Spicy Black Beans


Chicken Enchiladas with Roasted Tomatillo ChileSalsa,

Yellow Rice and Spicy Black Beans


  • Roasted Tomatillo Chile Salsa:
  • 1 pound tomatillos, husked
  • 1 white

    onion, peeled, sliced, quartered or whole

  • 4 garlic


  • 2


  • 2

    teaspoons ground cumin

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup

    chopped cilantro leaves

  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • Enchiladas:
  • Extra-virgin

    olive oil

  • 1/2

    medium onion, diced

  • 3 garlic cloves,


  • 1 1/2

    teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken stock,


  • Chopped

    cilantro leaves

  • 1 deli

    roasted chicken (about 3 pounds), boned, meat shredded

  • Salt
  • Freshly

    ground black pepper

  • 10 large

    flour tortillas

  • 1/2

    pound Monterey Jack cheese,


  • 2 cups

    sour cream

  • Chopped tomatoes and

    cilantro leaves, for garnish

  • Spicy

    Black Beans, recipe follows

  • Yellow

    Rice, recipe follows

  • Guacamole,


  • Spicy Black Beans:
  • 2 cups

    (about 1 pound) dried black beans,

    picked over, soaked overnight

  • 3

    tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/2

    medium onion, diced

  • 1 jalapeno pepper,


  • 2 cloves

    garlic, chopped

  • 1 bay


  • Kosher


  • freshly

    ground black pepper

  • Yellow Rice:
  • 2 cups

    long-grain rice

  • 4 cups


  • 2 cloves garlic,


  • 1

    tablespoon turmeric

  • 1

    teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 bay




Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

For the salsa:

On a baking tray, roast tomatillos, onion, garlic and

jalapenos for 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer the roasted vegetables and any juices

on the bottom of the tray to a food processor. Add

the cumin, salt, cilantro, and lime juice and pulse mixture until well combined but still



Meanwhile heat a 2 count of olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion

and cook until soft and caramelized – this should take 5 to 7 minutes. Add the

garlic and cumin then cook for a

further minute. Sprinkle on the flour and stir to ensure the flour doesn’t burn

then gradually add the chicken stock to make a veloute. Continue stirring over

a low simmer until the flour cooks and the liquid thickens. Turn off the heat,

add half of the roasted tomatillo chile salsa, some additional fresh chopped

cilantro and fold in the shredded chicken meat. Season, to taste, with salt and


Change the temperature of the oven to 350 degrees F and begin assembling the

dish. Take a large baking dish and smear

the bottom with some of the reserved tomatillo salsa. Now take the flour

tortillas and briefly flash them over the stove-top flame (or put them briefly

under the broiler if using an electric stove). Using a shallow bowl, coat each

tortilla lightly with the reserved salsa mix. Put a scoop of the shredded

chicken-enchilada mix on top of the tortilla followed by a sprinkle of the

shredded cheese. Fold the tortilla over the filling and roll like a cigar to

enclose it. Using a spatula place the

tortillas in the baking dish and continue to do the same with all the

tortillas. Finally pour over some more of the salsa and top with the remaining

shredded cheese. Bake uncovered for about 30 minutes until bubbly and cracked

on top. Garnish, cilantro and


Serve hot with Spicy Black Beans and Yellow Rice, the remaining tomatillo

salsa, sour cream and

fresh guacamole, if


Spicy Black Beans:

In a large pot, soak beans overnight covered in water by 2 inches. Drain and set aside.

In the same pot, heat the olive oil. Add the onion, jalapeno pepper, garlic,

and bay leaf and cook until the vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes.

Add the beans and cover with water by about 1-inch. Bring to a boil, reduce the

heat, cover, and simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until the

beans are tender. Remove the bay leaf and discard. Taste the beans and season

with salt and pepper.

Yellow Rice:

Put all the ingredients into a heavy-bottomed pot, stir well, and bring to a

boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover, and cook over

low heat until the rice has absorbed the water, about 15 to 20 minutes. Remove

from the heat and let sit, covered, for 5 minutes. Discard the garlic and bay leaf, fluff with a fork, and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

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Fried Onion Dip : Homemade


Fried Onion Dip : Homemade

  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) salted butter
  • 1 medium sweet onion, cut into 1/2-inch-thick rings
  • Fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dry vermouth or dry white wine
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives, plus more for garnish
  • Dash of cayenne pepper

First, clarify the butter so that you can fry the onions at high heat and put a very dark, almost burnt crust on them. Heat the butter in a small skillet over medium-high heat until it foams and browns. Remove from the heat. Tilt the skillet and carefully spoon off the foam, saving it in a small bowl. Pour the clear butter into another bowl, and pour the dark dregs at the bottom of the skillet into the bowl with the foam. Add the clear butter to a larger heavy skillet. (Discard the butter foam and dregs.)

Heat the skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onions, 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Fry the onions, flipping them now and then, until they’re dark on the edges, even black and crispy in spots, about 10 minutes. Add the honey and garlic and cook for 1 more minute. Add the vermouth, bring to a simmer and cook until the liquid thickens, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool.

Put the sour cream and cream cheese in a mixing bowl and mix with a rubber spatula until smooth. Finely chop the fried onions on a cutting board and add them, along with their pan juices, to the cream cheese mixture. Stir in the chives. Add the cayenne and season with salt.

Transfer to a small bowl and garnish with more chives. (This can be made ahead of time and refrigerated.)

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Winter Squash


Winter Squash is a highly nutritious and alkaline food which rich in phytonutrients and antioxidants. Varieties of Winter Squash include Butternut, Acorn, Delicata, Kabocha, Kuri, Buttercup, Spaghetti, Hubbard, Golden Nugget, and Sweet Dumpling. Each one is unique. Have some fun trying the different varieties and finding the ones that you love most. Winter Squash is easy to digest and is an excellent remedy for acidosis and conditions of the stomach, spleen, liver, and blood. It is wonderfully high in Vitamins A, E, C, B-complex, and beta carotene, iron, zinc, copper, calcium, and potassium which are vital for a healthy and strong immune and nervous system. The carotenoids are especially beneficial for protection against heart disease, breast cancer, and macular degeneration. Winter Squash is also known to help reduce inflammation which is excellent for conditions such as asthma, fibromyalgia, and arthritis. Winter Squash is a low in calorie, fat-free food, yet it is rich in nutrients making it an ideal choice for any weight loss or nutritional program. Winter Squash can be eaten savory with spices such as black pepper, curry powder, or chili pepper, or it can be sweetened with a touch of maple syrup or honey with spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg for a delicious treat. It’s creamy and comforting qualities can help satisfy a variety of cravings while still properly nourishing the body and soul. Winter Squash can be steamed, baked, roasted, mashed like potatoes, or blended into a soup. The seeds of winter squash are also edible and can be dried or roasted similarly to pumpkin seeds and are rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids such as tryptophan which helps to promote a healthy night’s sleep.

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Foods, Vitamins and Supplements

Holiday Season


This time of year can be joyous and depressing all at the same time.  Most SAD, seasonal affective disorder, can be treated with food and supplement  intake.  Yes, we can help you with this, but in the mean time, keep those cashews around. Health and Wellness Associates, 312-972-9355

Diets and Weight Loss, Foods, Health and Disease

When in doubt, throw it out!


This was just sent today, in response to the article on sweeteners sent out yesterday.  It is being sent out in its entirety.

FDA Answers Petition To Ban
Aspartame After 14 Years

By Dr. Betty Martini,D.Hum.

When I first saw their report on Google from Law360 there were only two paragraphs. Later the rest of the release was added on google news and I realized FDA was actually responding to my 2002 petition for the toxic sweetener to be banned. FDA mentions also Dr. K. Stoller’s petition but omitted the vital fact that Stoller is an M.D.

I appreciate Law360 for revealing FDA’s long delayed answer to my petition. FDA apparently doesn’t want to communicate directly to me because I have their records and can expose their coverup.  They won’t even answer a FOIA request from 2010. By law a citizen’s petition for ban must be answered in 180 days. FDA had told me they had more important things to do.  The imminent health hazard amendment in 2007 that is suppose to be answered in a week or ten days was ignored.

I just wrote a long and detailed report answering what I had read from Law360 showing FDA’s many lies: Now having read the rest mentioning my petition this is part two. Some of their additional absurd remarks need to be explained. Basically they have denied the petition saying aspartame doesn’t cause cancer because they know it’s against the Delaney Amendment to approve something that does. In the first part I quoted Dr. Adrian Gross, FDA’s lead scientist and toxicologist, who clearly stated aspartame causes cancer. FDA lies about this to protect the poison producers, letting the public sicken and die. In 2009 I received a call from FDA’s Michael Delaney upset that I had added the imminent health hazard amendment. He made everything clear when he said: “We have to depopulate!”  

On five acres in Elberton, Georgia stand the Georgia Guidestones which display Ten Guides to an “Age of Reason.” The first is: “Maintain Earth’s population at 500 million” a call to kill 93% of the eight billion humans now on Earth. Apparently FDA is in agreement.

It is tragic aspartame is addictive.  The methyl-ester immediately becomes free methyl alcohol when consumed and is classified as a narcotic causing methanol poisoning. This affects the dopamine system of the brain creating addiction.  A waitress told me: “if there are two groups, one drinking Coke and the other drinking Diet Coke, the Diet Coke group will drink three times as much.” 

Aspartame is a neurotoxic drug that damages the mitochondria, powerhouse of the cell, and interacts with drugs and vaccines.  These facts are laid out in the 1,000 page medical text Aspartame Disease: An Ignored Epidemic by the late illustrious H. J. Roberts, M.D.,

Now read the whole short release, and below it, I will answer what I had not read.

FDA Rejects Ban On Diet Soda Sweetener Aspartame

Share us on: By Jeff Overley
Law360, New York (October 27, 2014, 6:58 PM ET) — The U.S.
Food and Drug Administration
has rejected calls to ban low-calorie sweetener aspartame, finding no evidence that the widely used diet soda additive causes cancer.
In responses released Friday, the FDA shot down two citizen petitions that urged regulators to recall the ingredient and to revoke a regulation that allows its use in food. Aspartame is sold under the brand name NutraSweet, is a component of coffee sweetener Equal and is commonly used in popular soft drinks, including Diet Coke.

One of the FDA’s responses addressed a petition originally lodged in 2002 by Georgia-based Mission Possible World Health International, a group focused in large part on the purported dangers of aspartame consumption. That petition attracted more than 1,000 public comments, although most have not been published by the FDA.

According to the FDA, the petition blamed incidences of brain tumors and seizures on aspartame but failed to back up its allegations with concrete data.

The anecdotal accounts of adverse effects of aspartame cited in the citizen petition are not supported by scientific evidence, FDA officials said.

Regulators at times suggested that the concerns are nothing new, writing that some of the alleged health risks were raised roughly 30 years ago and addressed in detail at the time.

Over the past decade, almost 200 adverse events tied to aspartame have been reported to the FDA, but there is little reason to give much credence to those supposed side effects, according to Fridays response.

FDA has not identified any causal link between aspartame consumption and the reported adverse events, and does not know of an established mechanism that would explain how aspartame is associated with the reported adverse events, the agency said.

One of the petitions specific concerns was that consuming aspartame results in harmful production of methanol, but the FDA said that such production is small compared to methanol that results from eating perfectly safe foods, such as apples and pears.

In any event, data reviewed by the FDA shows that methanol in aspartame or in fruits and juices does not accumulate in the body and is easily metabolized by the body’s metabolic capacities, Fridays response said.

A second response posted Friday was directed at petitioner K. Paul Stoller, who in 2009 requested revocation of the aspartame regulation. Much of the response discussed a study conducted by an aspartame-focused group called the European Ramazzini Foundation, with the FDA saying that it has not been able to access full study data and that the studys integrity appears to have been compromised.

Despite your many assertions, you have not identified any scientific data or other information that would cause the agency to alter its conclusions about the safety of aspartame, the FDA wrote to Stoller.

Although aspartame has been used abundantly around the world for many years, lingering worries about its safety have forced companies that use the artificial sweetener to constantly defend the ingredient. The Coca-Cola Co., through its Beverage Institute for Health & Wellness, promotes aspartame as helpful to dieters and calls the additive “one of the most thoroughly studied food ingredients in the world.”

Still, concerns have presented a business opportunity for some corporations, including Israel-based SodaStream International Ltd. Some of the company’s do-it-yourself soda syrups include labeling that prominently says, No aspartame.

–Editing by Philip Shea.

Martini continues:  The release says: ” According to the FDA, the petition blamed incidences of brain tumors and seizures on aspartame but failed to back up its allegations with concrete data.”  First of all, it was the FDA themselves who revoked the petition for approval based on the brain tumor  issue and the fact it had caused brain tumors and brain cancer in original Searle studies.  Go to my web site and read the entire 50 pages where the FDA discusses their own concern about aspartame causing brain tumors: Scroll down to the banners. Secondly, one of the reasons the FDA tried to have G. D. Searle indicted for fraud was that as the rats developed brain tumors they would excise the tumors, put the rats back in the study and when they died they would resurrect them on paper.  Thirdly, why would anyone not think aspartame triggers brain tumors when the molecule breaks down to diketopiperazine, a brain tumor agent?

Actually in the original report I wrote about this release, URL above, I went into other studies and reports on the subject in detail.  Having taken the cases for over 20 years from those who suffered aspartame brain tumors I have never forgotten the case of a young 28 year attorney Kelli Motluck who had a head full of aspartame brain tumors who also discussed with me many other aspartame users she knew who had brain tumors.  G. D. Searle sold to Monsanto in 1985 and was the owner at the time Kelli called me.  In her last conversation she said to me, “I want to live, I want to live, I want to live, but if I die promise me you will tell the world Monsanto murdered me.”  After her death I lectured in the UK in 2000 and in the lecture to the Green Party and press I did this.

Neurosurgeon Russell Blaylock, M.D., author of ‘Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills’
says about aspartame and brain tumors on page 212 – 213:

“It is interesting to note that the first experiments done to test the safety of aspartame before its final approval in l981 disclosed a high incidence of brain tumors in the animals fed NutraSweet. In fact, this study was done by the manufacturer of NutraSweet, G. D. Searle. In this study 320 rats were fed aspartame and 120 rats were fed a normal diet and used as controls. The study lasted two years. At the end of the study twelve of the aspartame fed rats had developed brain tumors (astrocytomas), while none of the control rats had. This represented a 3.75% incidence of brain tumors in the rats fed aspartame, which was twenty-five times higher than the incidence of spontaneous brain tumors developing in rats (0.15%). ”

“The study divided the rats into those exposed to low doses of aspartame and those exposed to a high dose. In the low dose group five of the rats developed brain tumors for and incidence of 3.13%. In the high dose group, seven developed brain tumors (4.38%). This indicates a dose related incidence of brain tumors. The higher the dose of aspartame, the more brain tumors were induced. ”

“When Dr. John Olney pointed out these findings to the FDA “Aspartame Board of Inquiry” he was told that the high incidence of tumors was the result of spontaneous development of brain tumors in rats. That is, that some rats develop brain tumors naturally, just as humans do. Dr. Olney is a trained neuropathologist as well as a neuroscientist. He reviewed the incidence of spontaneously occurring brain tumors in rats and found that out of seven studies using a total of 59,000 rats and only 0,08% developed brain tumors – the aspartame fed rats had a forty-seven fold higher incidence. But to be fair, he even accepted G. D. Searle’s references for spontaneously developing brain tumors in rats and arrives at a figure of 0.15%. This was still a twenty-five fold higher incidence in the aspartame fed rats than in the controls. ”

“It was then observed that when brain tumors develop spontaneously in rats, the rate at which they appear begins to accelerate after two years of age, exactly when the Searle’s study ended. Importantly, brain tumors are extremely rare before age one and one-half in the rat. So in truth the incidence of spontaneously occurring brain tumors would be even less than cited above. Yet, the aspartame fed rats developed two tumors by sixty weeks of age and five tumors by seventy weeks.”

“In a collective study of 41,000 rats no tumors were seen to occur before sixty weeks and only one by seventy weeks. The fact that 320 aspartame fed rats developed six brain tumors by seventy-six weeks indicates an “incredible and unprecedented” occurrence. Within the final twenty-eight weeks of the study six more brain tumors occurred in the aspartame fed group. Dr. Olney notes that “one must assume that many more (brain tumors) would have occurred after 104 weeks. ”

“It became obvious that the G. D. Searle Company was trying desperately to protect their potential billion dollar plus money maker. They claimed that more brain tumors were found because they searched the pathological slides so diligently. But, they searched just as diligently in the control rats and found none. Besides, neuropathologists examining the slides later stated that the tumors were large enough to be seen with the naked eye. ”

“Because of the criticism submitted by Dr. Olney, the G. D. Searle company conducted a second study which was designed to be more comprehensive. Instead of a two-year study, this would span the entire lifetime of the rats, from intrauterine life to death. The results of this study can only be characterized as bizarre. This time they reported five brain tumors in 120 control rats (an incidence of 3.13%) and four brain tumors in 120 control rats (an incidence of 3.33%). While this was designed to show that aspartame was not the cause of the brain tumors, if accepted, the study would indicate that both groups had a brain tumor incidence thirty times higher than the known rate of spontaneous brain tumor occurrence in rats.”

“But the story gets even more interesting, Dr. Olney hypothesized that one possible cause of the tumor induction was a by-product of aspartame metabolism called diketopiperazine (DKP). When nitrosated by the gut it produces a compound closely resembling a powerful brain tumor causing chemical – N-nitrosourea. ”

“The G. D. Searle company conducted a separate study to test the carcinogenicity of diketopiperazine (DKP). The results of this study were not submitted to the FDA until after aspartame had already been approved for general use by the American population. This study was not a lifetime study but rather a 115 week study which consisted of feeding rats their normal feed mixed with DKP. There were 114 control animals and 216 that supposedly ate the DKP. (Not all of the animals were even examined for tumors.) There were two brain tumors in the controls (1.62% incidence) and three (1.52% in the DKP groups. But strangely enough, the incidence of brain tumors found in both groups were sixteen times higher than would be expected from spontaneous occurring tumors. That did not make sense.”

“So how can we explain these strange findings? It is instructive at this point to know that in l975 the drug enforcement division of the Bureau of Foods investigated the G. D. Searle company as part of an investigation of “apparent irregularities in data collection and reporting practices.” The director of the FDA at that time stated that they found “sloppy” laboratory techniques and “clerical errors, mixed-up animals, animals not getting the drugs they were supposed to get, pathological specimens lost because of improper handling, and a variety of other errors, (which) even if innocent, all conspire to obscure positive findings and produce falsely negative results.”

“The drug enforcement division carried out a study under the care of agent Jerome Bressler concerning Searle’s laboratory practices and data manipulation (known as the Bressler Report  He found that the feed used to test DKP had been improperly mixed so that the animals would receive only small doses of the chemical to be tested. (I have seen a photograph of the feed mix and can attest to the “sloppy” method used.) The commissioner also charged G. D. Searle company with “failure to maintain control and experimental animals on separate racks and failure to mark animals to ensure against mix-ups between experiments (animals fed aspartame and DKP) and controls.” This vital and telling report was buried in a file cabinet, never to be acted on by the FDA.”

“Such poor techniques would explain why both control animals and those eating aspartame had exceptionally high brain tumor rates, since they, most likely, were both eating the aspartame feed. What is ironic is that the FDA would accept studies from a company with an obvious heavy financial interest in having aspartame approved. But even more amazing is that they would depend on the same company to provide studies that they, FDA, knew beforehand were highly questionable and possibly fraudulent upon which they would make such an important public safety decision.”

“Thus far, no independent studies have been done to examine this vital issue. As a neurosurgeon I see the devastating effects a brain tumor has, not only on its victim, but on the victim’s family as well. To think that there is even a reasonable doubt that aspartame can induce brain tumors in the American population is frightening. And to think that the FDA has lulled them into a false sense of security is a monumental crime.” (end of quotes from book)

Searle’s shenanigans and fraud were so bad because they couldn’t prove aspartame safe they needed help to coverup the issue so on August 4, l976 they met with the FDA and convinced them to allow them to hire a private agency, University Associated for Education in Pathology (UAREP). As described by Florence Graves (l984, page s5500 of Congressional Record l985a):

“The pathologists were specifically told that they were not to make a judgment about aspartame’s safety or to look at the designs of the tests. Why did the FDA choose to have pathologists conduct an investigation when even some FDA officials acknowledged at the time that UAREP had a limited task which would only partially shed light on the validity of Searle’s testing? The answer is not clear.”

In other words, UAREP was sworn to silence, and how much did they get to be quiet? They received a half a million dollars!!!

Searle was intent on getting aspartame approved. They had invested 19.7 million dollars in an incomplete production facility and 9.2 million dollars in aspartame inventory. On Dec 8, l975, stockholders filed a class action lawsuit alleging that G. D. Searle had concealed information from the public regarding the nature and quality of animal research at G. D. Searle in violation of the Securities and Exchange Act (Farber l989, page 48).

Aspartame also triggered mammary, uterine, ovarian, pancreatic, testicular and thyroid tumors just for starters, not just brain tumors. There were also pituitary adenomas.

On the seizure issue.  It is hard to believe that the FDA would even have the audacity to suggest there is not sufficient evidence.,  Searle’s own study,  52 week oral toxicity on 7 infant monkeys, showed that 5 had grand mal seizures and 1 died.,  Enter the twilight zone.  This study was used as pivotal in the approval of aspartame to show safety.  Here is that study in full: Also, in 1986 the Community Nutrition Institute with Attorney James Turner filed a petition to ban aspartame because so many people were having seizures and going blind from the methanol. Cynthia Mueggenborg wrote me that she was invited to attend the National Consumer Conference by the head of a department at OSU in January of 1986.  She said there she heard a representative of the FDA tell 3000 people that FDA was pulling aspartame from human usage as it caused seizures and blindness.  So here is the admission of the FDA themselves.  The reason it wasn’t banned at that time as it was taken to the Supreme Court in Chicago.  I was told someone got to the judge but I think that even today that judge should be made to explain why he refused to allow aspartame to be banned.  It’s common knowledge, for instance, that methanol blinds.  Remember prohibition?

Evidence of the whole situation of aspartame triggering seizures was sent to FDA by Mark Gold of the Aspartame Toxicity Center,. This report is so indepth he even goes through industry’s studies showing what they did in an attempt to deny the issue.  In the Rowen Study notice it was a one day study.  Monsanto was so afraid someone would have a seizure they gave 16 of the 18 subjects anti-seizure medication and didn’t tell anyone!

In 1996 my husband’s Michigan cousin, Mary Lee, visited us on the way to Florida with the news: “William Reed is dying, having 6 or 8 seizures a day and his physician has not been able to stop them.”  I asked if he was using NutraSweet/Aspartame/Equal and was suffering from MS symptoms, going blind, losing his memory and having headaches.  He was.

I told her to call and tell him to stop the aspartame immediately. She said: “He may already be dead.”  It was almost comical to hear her say, “William, Betty says you don’t have to die, get off aspartame.”

When she returned from Florida Mary Lee said William had abstained from  aspartame and the seizures had stopped.  When she was leaving she stood in the door and said, “Betty, do you realize if I had not stopped in Atlanta William would be dead.”  This shows you the importance of warning by all people.  Because of the lies of the FDA, trade organizations receiving funding from the manufacturers and front groups people don’t associate their aspartame diseases and symptoms with the product., So they just keep dying like William would have had not we gotten him the information.

One June 19, 1997 Dr. Timothy K. Dickinson of the Allegan Medical Clinic wrote:  “William Reed is a 48 year old male with diabetes mellitus type I, on insulin.  I have been involved, as his family physician, with his care since 1990.  In September of 1995 he began describing episodes of generalized uncontrolled shaking, lasting up to 30 seconds.  He would afterward feel good, and at times, euphoric.  They would often be preceded by periorbital aching.  He initially interpreted these to reflect a hyperglycemic state, and nothing abnormal showed up on his exam.  At a follkow up visit in October, they were still occurring, lasting less than one minute, with mild tremoring, again preceded by the retrobulbar aching, especially on the left.  While I was with the patient in the room at that visit, and he was on the exam table, I witnessed one of these episodes, which I described as being generalized clonus.  He was able to tell me seconds before it started that it was going to happen.  He did not talk through it.  It lasted approximately 10-15 seconds, cleared for about the same period of time and occurred again.  During this time, he tended to hyperextend or arch his back on the table.  He seemed to be weak, but not postictal afterwards,  It was within the next 6 weeks that a family member came to understand that NutraSweet could cause problems of this nature, and within two days of him discontinuing all Nutrasweet use, the seizures stopped and he has none since that time.  He has also had far fewer headaches since then,  He was able to resume driving, which he had ceased, because of his fear of these episodes occurring while on the road.” —

Eighteen years have passed since Mary Lee said William Reed was about to die, and he is still alive. 

Some years ago I worked with an allergist and the way they find out the culprit causing problems to the patient is called the “add back system”. They keep removing products from the patient’s diet until the problem stops.  Then they add back the product and if the symptoms return they know they have found what caused the problem   They don’t call it anecdotal – they call proof.

After taking aspartame seizures cases for over 20 years I could write a book on the cases. Robin Goodwin’s wife in the Falkland Islands developed an aspartame brain tumor and had to be air lifted to England. His daughter suffered seizures for 18 years.  On reading one of my articles he had his daughter abstain.  She has never had another seizure. Robin knew how hard it would be to get aspartame banned because of the power and influence of industry, so he wrote a letter to all the 3,000 or 4,000 Falkland islanders warning them, and had the information published.  We thank Robin Goodwin, activist extraordinaire, for saving the lives of the people of an island nation.

It should also be noted that when Dr. Richard Wurtman of MIT decided to do studies on aspartame and seizures he was threatened by the VP of Searle that if he did his research funds would be rejected.  They were. Read about it in the UPI investigation by Gregory Gordon: Scroll down to banners.  Notice ILSI was set up, a research funds front group.  MIT now gets research funds but Dr. Wurtman now refuses to speak out about aspartame.  At one time he reported to have over 200 cases of aspartame triggered seizures which he said was enough to remove it from the market.

The FDA Rejection news release says:  “The anecdotal accounts of adverse effects of aspartame cited in the citizen petition are not supported by scientific evidence,”

This statement is laughable! 

Dr. H. J. Roberts in Aspartame Disease: An Ignored Epidemic said: “Aspartame disease no longer can be ignored as incidental anecdotal reactions.  This sobering assertion has been validated by personal observations, those of other physicians, the FDA data, mounting epidemiologic evidence, and a host of experimental studies.   — The clinical features are often severe – especially headache, convulsions, impaired vision, dizziness, confusion, profound memory loss, refractory fatigue, intense depression, gross changes in personality or behavior, eating disorders, loss of diabetes control, and the aggravation or simulation of diabetic complications.”

Page 39:  “But the medical profession has a tendency to discard out of hand, and disparagingly, ‘anecdotal’ information.  Digitalis, morphine, quinine, atropine, and the like are chemical derivatives that stem from anecdotal folklore remedies.  After all, one anecdote may be a fable, but 1,000 anecdotes can be a biography… A vital function of the medical profession is to sift anecdotes and submit them, if possible, to scientific evaluation.  But it all starts as anecdote.”  Dr. Charles Harris (1987)  

So what do you do with millions of anecdotes?  Go to the Internet and read them all day.  I picked this one as an example:

 “Aspartame and seizures

Submitted by sydlee06 on Thu, 2007-07-26 23:10

“My daughter started having very hard to control seizures in Nov 06, it was continually getting worse. She had to be admitted to the hospital 3 times in March, the last time she was admitted I had read an article about aspartame and seizures and stopped allowing it in her diet. My husband is diabetic, so we used to have quite a few aspartame sweetened things in the home, ie: pudding, jello, lemonade, etc..

“She has not had a single seizure since stopping aspartame in her diet. Not one, and she previously had 3 to 27 tonic clonic daily and almost constant partial and absence seizures daily. Her neuro did not say much about it when I told her about it, but as for me that is proof enough. Not to mention that my migraines are almost non existent since I quit drinking diet soda. I wish it would get taken of the market, because now in a fight against obesity schools are even using it in lunches. Which means my daughter can not ever eat school lunches”

Also, Dr. H. J. Roberts and I attended the Conference of the American College of Physicians at the World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia many years ago. We went to several workshops, especially neurological. One professor said “Can anyone tell me even if its off the wall why people everywhere are having seizures for no reason?” Dr. Roberts insisted I explain and I told him about aspartame. He seemed surprised. Another physician raised his hand and said, “Professor, I’m afraid she is right., I’m not only a physician but a pilot and have a friend who flies commercially and has seizures. We’re going to have to report him.,” Mission Possible also has an Aviation Division, and on you can read Dr. Russell Blaylock’s excellent Aspartame Pilot Alert. I started Mission Possible Aviation when Cliff Evans crashed his plane on aspartame. He came to Atlanta to ask me to help the pilots. I’ve gone so far as to visit the Air Force base in New Mexico when industry got to “Flying Safety” and they retracted their warning on aspartame. I couldn’t let Air Force pilots believe the retraction and one called to thank me and said he would get the info all over the base. FAA told me that because the FDA approved this toxin they couldn’t legally do anything but on the side they warn pilots.

The FDA Rejects Ban release also says:

“Regulators at times suggested that the concerns are nothing new, writing that some of the alleged health risks were raised 30 years ago and addressed in detail at the time.”  The wrong word was used, not addressed but ignored.

The cover-ups by government agencies is incredible.  In November 1984 the CDC reviewed 213 of 592 cases of aspartame complaints.  Some of the reported symptoms included aggressive behavior, disorientation, hyperactivity, extreme numbness, excitability, memory loss, loss of depth perception, liver impairment, cardiac arrest, seizures, suicidal tendencies, severe mood swings and death. The CDC recommended future investigations of aspartame investigate the neurological and behavioral problems and focus on symptoms such as headaches, mood alterations and behavioral chances. So how was this CDC report covered up?  The CDC had Frederick L. Trowbridge add an executive summary to the report which conflicts with the investigation.   He even said “Currently available information, based on data with limitations as described in the report, indicated a wide variety of complaints that are generally of a mild nature.”  Frankly, I’ve never seen a mild case of  such things as cardiac arrest and grand mal eizures and death!  Next, CDC did not put the real investigation on their web site, simply the summary which contradicted the report where it still remains today.  Check it out.  In the aspartame documentary, “Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World” you will see me holding up the real investigation and we have it on my web site of and

Next the release says:  “FDA has not identified any causal link between aspartame consumption and the reported adverse events and does not know of an established mechanism that would explain how aspartame is associated with the reported adverse events,”

After 30 years they don’t think physicians and researchers have documented the mechanisms?!  FDA has Dr. Roberts encyclopedic medical text. “Aspartame Disease: An Ignored Epidemic” which in discussing the diseases triggered or precipitated by aspartame list the mechanisms. It not only precipitates diabetes but simulates and aggravates diabetic retinopathy and neuropathy, destroys the optic nerve, causes diabetics to go into convulsions and interacts with insulin.  The free methyl alcohol causes them to lose limbs. 

Dr. Roberts was a diabetic specialist, once named The Best Doctor in the United States by the medical publication, Practice 84. On page 542 of his text the headline says:  “Mechanisms of Aspartame’s Diabetogenic Potential”.  Dr. Roberts even sent one to the European Food Safety Authority.  Would we even begin to believe the FDA has none of the medical books giving these mechanisms which are now known the world over, as well as all the independent scientific peer reviewed studies?

The release: “One of the petition’s specific concerns was that consuming aspartame results in harmful production of methanol, but the FDA said that such production is small compared to methanol that results from eating perfectly safe foods, such as apples and pears. In any event, data reviewed by the FDA shows that “methanol in aspartame or in fruits and juices – does not accumulate in the body and is easily metabolized by the body’s metabolic capacities,”

FDA knows well that the single carbon methanol in fruit is always accompanied by ethanol, the classic antidote to methanol poisoning that takes it safely out of the body. Thus the classic first aid for methanol poisoning is to administer whisky, ethanol, ethyl alcohol. Furthermore in nature methanol binds to pectin.,  Dr. Ralph Walton has repeatedly written about it.  Now Dr. Woodrow Monte has written a book about the methanol in aspartame, “While Science Sleeps: A Sweetener Kills”,

The National Health Federation recently published my article about this, “Rotgut Aspartame: Methanol Mania”:     Also see my report to FDA on on a banner, “FDA Violates Data Quality Act”  on the issue.  The Trocho Study has shown that the formaldehyde converted from the free methyl alcohol embalms living tissue and damages DNA.,

Another FDA claim in their release: “In the past decade, almost 200 adverse events tied to aspartame have been reported to the FDA, but there is little reason to give much credence to those supposed side effects, according to Friday’s response.” 

In1985 FDA published a list of 92 reactions to aspartame including blindness, and sexual dysfunction from 10,000 volunteered consumer complaints. They deny it now and have removed that report but access and at the top of the page you will see the FDA’s report of 92 symptoms from 4 types of seizures to coma and death.

How many complaints FDA really received we will never know.  In Congressional hearings and we have them on web you will notice it was reported that the FDA was so swamped with aspartame complaints they were referring them to the AIDS Hotline.  Dr. David Kessler once said only 1% report adverse reactions to the FDA.  He also said that in 1996 they would grant blanket approval of aspartame if the complaints went down.  I figured they would probably stop taking complaints to stop them from going up and they did.  Call after call from consumers told me the FDA refused to take their aspartame complaint and said they were no longer taking them.  That was expected but how do you make existing complaints go down.  They did, check out the 1996 report on web.  Dr. H. J. Roberts called me absolutely furious at the way the FDA arrived at this reduction.  He said he had a letter that stated they had to change their bookkeeping system and in order to do this they had to throw away hundreds of aspartame complaints. 

The original manufacturer, G. D. Searle, actually released in congressional hearings secret trade information which stated aspartame could not be used for everything:  The FDA themselves said in the beginning you couldn’t heat aspartame which is why they originally only approved it in dry form.  However, I fail to see how its not heated when you put Equal in a hot cup of coffee.  Then in 1993 they approved it for baking!

For years I forwarded aspartame complaints to the FDA but they never added them to their records.  I finally realized FDA will always protect aspartame to the bitter end. FDA works for the poison makers. Many of the drugs they approve are later removed and the TV is full of advertising by legal firms suing drug makers. It’s all about money! With that kind of money the drug makers make they can buy all the bureaucrats they need to sell their poisons.

FDA claims aspartame is the most tested product in history.  It definitely is.  They couldn’t keep the animals alive or show safety and they kept testing, but aspartame was never proven safe.  Then independent researchers the world over began research on aspartame and showing the disasters it brings to us. The internet swarms with physician’s research reports and the tragic stories of the victims of this cruel commercial campaign against a world population.

Dr. Ralph Walton did research for 60 Minutes showing that almost 100% of independent scientific peer reviewed studies showing the problems aspartame triggers., He did his own study on aspartame even using a lower ADI. When the administrator of the hospital lost his vision in one eye and other complaints the institution stopped the study. He is now doing a study on birth defects. Dr. James Bowen wrote the FDA over two decades ago telling them aspartame is mass poisoning of the US and over 70 countries of the world. Now its over 100. He wrote in “Aspartame Murders Infants” that aspartame violates Title 18 of the domestic genocide law: He is a victim himself suffering from ALS.

As to what to use a safe sweetener has been made, “Just Like Sugar” Dr. Russell Blaylock wrote in the Blaylock Wellness Report: “Finally a safe sweetener”. The public must read labels and do research rather than accept lies of the FDA. They have approved several toxic sweeteners that have been proven to cause cancer and other problems. Never, never forget the words of Dr. M. Alemany who did the Trocho Study: “Aspartame will murder 200 million people.”  

In the immortal words of Dr. H. J. Roberts: “When in doubt throw it out.”

Help make this report go viral, save a life today.

Dr. Betty Martini, D.Hum, Founder
Mission Possible World Health International (warning the world off aspartame)
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