I have long known the LONG LIST of negatives about aspartame and avoid it like the plague!
In a recent article, Dr. Mercola highlighted several facts you may or may not be aware of.
- One of the largest studies of its kind found that drinking just two diet drinks a day can increase your risk of an early death from heart disease by 50 percent
- Previous research looking at aspartame toxicity also found a clear association between aspartame consumption and non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and leukemia
- Despite being promoted for weight loss, foods and beverages with artificial sweeteners have never been proven to help weight loss. Studies that look at this actually find artificial sweeteners promote weight gain
One that caught my eye is the risk of early death linked to heart disease! Hmmm… Let’s see… You have diabetes or want to lose weight so you decide to drink diet sodas, Well how about adding a heart attack to that cocktail? Sorry, I’ll pass on that one!
So next time you order a diet soda, maybe stop and think about the risks. Maybe just order a glass of water and add a few drops of essential oil instead! Here are some of my favorites:
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