For those of you who haven’t heard of aspartame, it is a chemical found in diet sodas and in most sugar-free foods. Although aspartame is legal, the FDA lists over 92 side effects for this product. Some of the side effects include: memory loss, nerve cell damage, blindness, epileptic seizures, severe tremors, migraines, reproductive disorders, severe PMS, mental confusion, brain lesions, blindness, joint pain, Alzheimer’s, bloating, nervous system disorders, depression, hair loss, weight gain and the list goes on... To see the full list of side effects click HERE. As you can see, aspartame is not something to be taken lightly. Click HERE to watch a short You Tube video explaining everything you need to know about aspartame's scientific composition, its effect on the human body, its ties to cancer and why it still exists on the market today.
P.S. When doing research it is essential that you check to see who funded the study, article or website. Aspartame is a 1 billion dollar industry and often companies will be paid to support a product in order to make it look more credible or in this case healthy.