Category Archives: Sweeteners

Farsad-Naeimi 2020: Sugar consumption, sugar sweetened beverages and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 53 (2020) This paper is a meta-analysis of seven studies considering sugar consumption and ADHD.  The authors concluded there is a “positive relationship between overall sugar and sugar-sweetened beverages consumption and symptoms of ADHD.” The authors … Continue reading

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Choudhary 2017: Neurophysiological symptoms and aspartame: What is the connection?

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Nutritional Neuroscience, 2017 Feb 15:1-11. This is a review of studies linking neuro-physiological symptoms to aspartame usage which concludes that aspartame may be responsible for adverse neurobehavioral health outcomes. QUOTE:  “Aspartame consumption needs to be approached with caution due to … Continue reading

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Sasaki 2002: The comet assay with 8 mouse organs: Results with 39 currently used food additives

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Mutation Research. 2002 Aug 26; 519(1-2): 103-19. Sasaki et al, in Japan, tested 39 common food additives — dyes, color fixatives, preservatives, antioxidants, fungicides, and sweeteners.   They gave each additive separately by mouth to groups of four male mice, and … Continue reading

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Yu 2016: Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption Is Adversely Associated with Childhood Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

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International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2016 July 4;13(7). pii: E678. In this study of Taiwanese children, a strong correlation was found between amount of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) consumed per day and ADHD.  A dose-response effect was observed, … Continue reading

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Wang 2016: Sucralose promotes food intake through NPY and a neuronal fasting response

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Cell Metabolism, 2016 July 12;24(1): 75-90 Both flies and mice have the same pathways which are triggered by sucralose (Splenda) to make the body think it is starving and increase the desire to eat.   Wang explains that a sweet taste … Continue reading

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Artificial sweeteners are worse than we thought

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We already know too much sugar is bad for you ………but ARTIFICIAL sugar may be worse. Click on the picture to see a short but important video from an article in TIME Related studies:  (Get password) Azad 2016 — Association … Continue reading

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