Archive for the ‘Artificial Sweeteners’ Category


Dr. Mercola: Is Your Sweetener Healthful?

Posted on October 28th, 2011 by Elaine Rosales  |  12 Comments »

Everyone needs to add sweetness to their food every once in a while. But did you know that not all sweeteners are made equal? Dr. Joseph Mercola says you should be careful when choosing a sweetener because there are some types that can severely damage your health. MSN Health classified the best and worst sweeteners […]


Is Neotame More Dangerous than Aspartame?

Posted on February 25th, 2011 by comadm  |  2 Comments »

Neotame is a little-known artificial sweetener derived from aspartame. Introduced in 2002 by NutraSweet, neotame is about 7,000-13,000 times sweeter than sugar and 30-60 times sweeter than aspartame. NutraSweet was a subsidiary of biotechnology giant Monsanto at the time of neotame’s approval. As far as natural health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola is concerned, anything produced […]


10 Reasons Why Fructose Isn’t a Sweet Option for Your Health

Posted on February 26th, 2010 by comadm  |  1 Comment »

Fructose is perceived as an “acceptable” form of sugar, especially with the rise in consumption of high-fructose corn syrup in sugar-smitten America. Little do you know, however, that it isn’t really the safe and healthy sweetener it is painted to be. Top natural health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola says that the “delusion” about fructose “is […]