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    splenda brain damage

    Some assface gave me some seriously upsetting news...Splenda causes brain damage?! Come on, this has to be bullshit! Anyone?
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    Wot bwain damidge ????? me wuv da Spwenda

    I'm sorry that's not funny
    What this means is that when we drop a ball and it falls to the ground, it wasn't the ball that moved (down to the ground), but the ground that moved (up to the ball)

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    Splenda is a simple sugar just like table sugar. The difference is its like 200 times sweeter so very little is needed to sweeten food, thus it has very few calories. Aspartame is whats said to cause cancer, maybe your friend got the two mixed up.
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    never heard of that

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    Tell him to provide us with some studies instead of just throwing a statement out with nothing to back it up.
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    I know the company the makes Splenda has a laws suite pending about the way they are marketing it. "Made from sugar so it tastes like sugar" they some how treat sugar with chlorine and replace hydrogen and oxygen with chlorine. Not sure if that would cause brain damage, but not the natural sweetener you might have thought it to be.

    I'll have to look for that article.
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    Yeah i would like a source or something because i have a big ass lawsuit for splenda and ill be a really rich man if this is true

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    Here ya go.


    Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is facing a raft of lawsuits over a marketing campaign related to its artificial sweetener Splenda.............

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    Quote Originally Posted by XcelKrush
    Splenda is a simple sugar just like table sugar. The difference is its like 200 times sweeter so very little is needed to sweeten food, thus it has very few calories. Aspartame is whats said to cause cancer, maybe your friend got the two mixed up.
    What the fuck! Aspartame causes cancer! Thats the last time i dirnk diet soda. I drank diet soda because regular ones have way too much sugar and i always thought sugar was more of a threat. Thanks for the warning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KarlW
    Wot bwain damidge ????? me wuv da Spwenda

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    The majority of the lawsuits were initiated by competitors (i.e. Nutrasweet) who don't like the fact that Splenda is taking over the market.

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    Most studies I've seen suggest Slenda is relatively safe, although it would be good to see long term analysis in the future. Here's a few studies from PubMed.

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/q..._uids=10882825

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/q..._uids=10882820
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/q..._uids=15367404

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    Yeah--I sure hope it's safe. That's the real quesiton. Their marketing is not misleading, and it tastes a lot better than Nutrasweet.

    My knee jerk reaction is that molecularly altering sugar via cholrination might have adverse effects down the line.

    It seems to me that our experience with artificial sweetners shows that they don't come without side effects.

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    Quote Originally Posted by michael74737
    What the fuck! Aspartame causes cancer! Thats the last time i dirnk diet soda. I drank diet soda because regular ones have way too much sugar and i always thought sugar was more of a threat. Thanks for the warning.
    Well its supposed to be ok for you in small quantities. But the problem with aspartame is that it contains two amino acids; (Phenalanine+aspartic acid) and methanol. Methanol is a poison rarely found in freestanding form, but it is the first thing to break down in your system. Freestanding methanol can cause and endless list of symtoms from headaches to blindness. As well, when aspartame is heated above 85 degrees(such as leaving a can of soda out on a hot day) the aspartame decomposes into freestanding methanol.(Yum!)
    Before aspartame can be removed from your body it must go through an energy draining process which convert methanol in formaldehyde, a substance used for embalming.
    All this of this was approved by the commissioner FDA in 1981 when indications had already been made that aspartame could cause brain tumors.

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