Long-term and Acute Adverse Effects of Aspartame
Acute reactions following aspartame ingestion, as reported to the FDA, include:
Studies have also linked aspartame consumption to a wide range of health problems, including but not limited to:
- Abdominal pains
- Fatigue (blocks sufficient glucose entry into brain)
- Sleep problems
- Vision problems
- Anxiety attacks
- Asthma/chest tightness.
What Makes Aspartame so Dangerous?
Aspartame is made up of:
- Phenylalanine: 50 percent
- Methanol (aka wood alcohol/poison): 10 percent that is formed from breaking the ester bond linkage of aspartic acid and pheylalanine.
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