80 comments

Kerstin S.
Kerstin S4 years ago

I avoid aspartame, thank you

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Fred Hoekstra
Fred H4 years ago

Thank you Healthy Living Editors for Sharing this!

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Laurel B.
Laurel B.4 years ago

Yuck

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Carla van der Meer

Thank you for sharing this. It's in so many things, and it is the only thing I am allergic to, so far.

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Nirvana Jaganath
Nirvana Jaganath4 years ago

Thanks! Try to avoid all artificial sweeteners at all costs

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Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

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Joe R.
Joe R4 years ago

I try to avoid aspartame at all times.

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Vicky P.
Vicky P4 years ago

prefer sugar, but they keep putting it in more and more foods because people want low calorie, low fat stuff

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Chi Hoo
C Holmes4 years ago

Artificial flavor enhancing things can legally be hidden from labeling.
The old rule was,
"a food manufacturer is allowed to put up to 90% of an ingredient called [insert something--could be anything], and never disclose what that is; the other 10% of that ingredient must be disclosable to customers, however, not if it is "proprietary".

Since makers of Aspartame recently got special permission allowing them to put their newer product, "Neotame" into foods WITHOUT disclosing it at all, THAT paves the way for all food growers and manufacturers to include ANYthing they wish, into our foods, and not disclose anything--at huge cost-savings for them, since flavor enhancers cover up poor food quality, and not having to label what's in it, can be a great savings for industry.

NOW, especially, since exec from Monsanto got appointed to the FDA governance, it's
the foxes guarding the already badly compromised henhouse!

We've been harmed by foods being treeated with low-levels of radiation to kill germs.
The law phrased like: "ANY fresh produce that has been "processed" in any way [which includes "field-washing"--that is dunking the fresh-picked produce into a bucket of water at the edge of the field it grew in], can then be irradiated, and NOT disclose that it has been exposed to any radiation source".
Irradiation, like microwaves to cook our food [that's a whole 'nuther issue!],
destroys and denatures nutrients, creating "frankenfoods" that no longer decay = em

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No B.
Nancy B4 years ago

read the labels there are a lot of hidden chemicals.

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