Your Diet Coke Is Killing You!
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I am here once again
with lots of uplifting good news!
Your diet coke could be
You heard that right. If you are drinking any kind of diet
cola or drink, or consuming any sugar free gum, or any sugar
substitute like Equal, Nutrasweet or Spoonful, I got news
Please read entirely and carefully. This article can save you or your loved ones from serious
illnesses like brain tumors, leukemia, Alzheimer’s, multiple
sclerosis, diabetes, epilepsy, birth defects, chronic
fatigue syndrome, Parkinson’s and many more! So I suggest
you start paying attention and share it with as many people
as you can.
Ok, here is the background:
The substance that is used to sweeten your diet drink and
sugar free foods (including Diet Coke, Diet Pepsi, Kool Aid,
Listerine Strips, different sugar free gums, and all the
other new Sugar Free!
products being added on the market everyday) is called
Aspartame is also the
technical name for brand names like NutraSweet, Equal,
Spoonful and other sugar alternatives. Aspartame was
discovered by accident in 1965 by a chemist of G.D Searle
G.D Searle tried to get approval from the FDA in
United States in 1974 but failed due to objections from a
neuroscience researcher named Dr John Olney and a consumer
attorney named James Turner. For the time being, the FDA put
the approval on hold to carry out further investigation.
However, aspartame was allowed on 1981 for dry goods and
1983 for carbonated beverages.
Aspartame is, by far, the most dangerous substance on the
market that is added to foods.
It has been linked to
headaches/migraines, heart palpitations, fatigue,
irritability, tachycardia, insomnia, vision problems,
breathing difficulties, anxiety attacks, slurred speech,
seizures, nausea, numbness, muscle spasms, weight gain,
depression, vertigo, memory loss, and joint pain.
Aspartame has also been known to contribute to weight
problem and obesity even though it is used in diet drinks,
according to a 2010 paper published in Yale Journal of
Biology and Medicine, of Yale University1.
Of course it doesn’t cause over weight issues the same way
that sugar does, but it causes obesity by creating some very
harmful toxic materials in the body. It also makes you crave
carbohydrates which makes you gain weight. These toxins are
often stored by the body in fat particularly on the hips and
thighs. Not surprising that millions of overweight people
around the world are drinking diet Coke, diet Pepsi and other
"sugar-free" drinks for years and still not losing any weight!
According to recent studies it
is also responsible for triggering or worsening brain
tumors2, multiple sclerosis, birth defects, epilepsy, chronic
fatigue syndrome, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, mental
retardation, and diabetes3!
Concerning the use of products
containing aspartame by persons with diabetes and
hypoglycemia, here is what one diabetes specialist writes4:
"Unfortunately, many patients in my
practice, and others seen in consultation, developed serious
metabolic, neurologic and other complications that could be
specifically attributed to using aspartame products. This
was evidenced by the loss of diabetic control, the
intensification of hypoglycemia, the occurrence of presumed
'insulin reactions' (including convulsions) that proved to
be aspartame reactions, and the precipitation, aggravation
or simulation of diabetic complications (especially impaired
vision and neuropathy) while using these products...
Dramatic improvement of such features after avoiding
aspartame, and the prompt predictable recurrence of these
problems when the patient resumed aspartame products,
knowingly or inadvertently."
a 2012 study5,
researchers prospectively analyzed data from the Nurses'
Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study
for a 22-year period. A total of 77,218 women and
47,810 men were included in the analysis, for a total of
2,278,396 person-years of data. Here is what they found:
One diet soda a day increases
leukemia, multiple myeloma and non-Hodgkin lymphomas. The
combined results of this new study showed that just one
12-fl oz. can (355 ml) of diet soda daily leads to:
higher leukemia risk in men and women (pooled analysis)
102 percent higher multiple myeloma risk (in men only)
31 percent higher non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk (in men only)
These results were based on multi-variable relative risk
models, all in comparison to participants who drank no diet
soda. It is unknown why only men drinking higher amounts of
diet soda showed increased risk for multiple myeloma and
Note that diet soda is the
largest dietary source of aspartame (by far) in the U.S.
Every year, Americans consume about 5,250 tons of
aspartame in total, of which about 86 percent (4,500
tons) is found in diet sodas.
And if all that is not enough,
here is portion of the 2014 report on the American
College of Cardiology website6:
another study led by Ankur Vyas, MD, of the University of
Iowa found that
postmenopausal women who consumed two or more diet drinks a
day were 30 percent more likely to experience a
cardiovascular event and 50 percent more likely to die from
related cardiovascular disease than women who never, or only
rarely, consumed diet drinks. The analysis of 59,614
participants in the Women's Health Initiative Observational
Study, who had an average age of 62.8 and no history of
cardiovascular disease, saw that after an average follow-up
of 8.7 years, the primary cardiovascular outcome occurred in
8.5 percent of the women consuming two or more diet drinks
per day compared to 6.9 percent in the five-to-seven drinks
per week group; 6.8 percent in the one-to-four drinks per
week group; and 7.2 percent in the zero-to-three per month
group. The difference persisted when researchers adjusted
for other cardiovascular risk factors and co-morbidities.
The association between diet drinks and cardiovascular
disease warrants further study to define the relationship,
So why was aspartame approved
and still allowed by the FDA? Well, for many
years FDA not only refused to approve it, but took G. D.
Searle to court indicting them under Title 18, Section 1001
for “...their willful and knowing failure to make reports
to the FDA required… and for concealing material facts and
making false statements in reports of animal studies
conducted to establish the safety of aspartame.”
You know why? Because in 1969, Searle conducted a study with
Dr Harry Waisman on the effects of aspartame on primates.
Seven baby monkeys were given Aspartame in milk. One died
after 300 days; five others had grand mal seizures. Searle
eliminated these findings when they submitted this study to
So that’s pretty huge right? And Searle should have been
stopped from producing this dangerous chemical forever
right? Unfortunately there was a famous man in this story
who had very high stakes in Aspartame.
The CEO of G D Searle at the time was Donald Rumsfeld
(retired defense secretary for the Bush administration who
de facto led the Iraq war)! Mr Rumsfeld said he would ensure
that aspartame gets approved even though the FDA said no. He
was also on President Reagan’s transition team at the time.
In 1985, the G.D Searle Company was bought over by Monsanto.
The first thing Monsanto did was make the Searle
Pharmaceuticals and NutraSweet Company separate
Now Monsanto is also one of
the world’s biggest companies that produce genetically
modified foods and other chemicals that go into foods and
food production. Monsanto is also known for producing
Now we are talking about a multi billion dollar industry
called the diet drink industry. Just like CFC (which almost
destroyed the earths climate because of its long term
destructive properties yet was popularized for more than 40
years as the magic chemical that makes money yet is
environment friendly, until we had the Ozone Hole) and
Trans-fats (that clog your arteries and makes you obese and
responsible for numerous other diseases yet millions of
people around the world are eating KFC), Aspartame also is
very preciously protected because its highly profitable!
In 1992 the Flying Safety Magazine published articles about
the dangers of Aspartame and mentioned that some people
could be immediately affected by Aspartame with as small
doses as a chewing gum.
Now I know, in your mind you might be thinking well, diet
drinks at least keep your weight in check! Right? Well, does
In the book Excitotoxins: The Taste that Kills,
Russell Blaylock, professor of neurosurgery at the Medical
University of Mississippi, says aspartame may trigger
clinical diabetes! He says that excitotoxins such as
NutraSweet literally stimulate neurons to death, causing
brain damage of varying degrees. “What really concerns me
about aspartame,” he says, “is its association with brain
tumors as well as pancreatic, uterine and ovarian tumors. …
and that so many develop an Alzheimers-like syndrome with
Dr Blaylock also commented: “The new study released in the
European Journal of oncology by Morando Soffritti and
co-workers should terrify mothers and all those consuming
aspartame sweetened products…”
“This study confirmed the previous study by Dr. Trocho and
co-workers, which also found the formaldehyde breakdown
product of aspartame to be damaging to cellular DNA and that
this damage was accumulative. The type of damage was a
duplicate of that associated with cancers. Along with this
most recent study, this means that drinking a single diet
cola sweetened with aspartame every day could increase one’s
risk of developing a lymphoma or leukemia.”
Unfortunately, even as I write this today, millions of
people around the world are sipping on their “sugar free”
and “zero calorie” poison. Every year millions of dollars
are spent on marketing and advertising diet drinks with slim
and petite women in on the billboards and TV. Little do the
ignorant consumers realize that they are paying with their
health, their children’s health, and their grandchildren’s
health everyday to make people like Rumsfeld and companies
like Searle and NutraSweet richer and richer.
On the other hand people like me and hundreds of others are
trying their best to reach as many people as possible around
the world. But we are up against billions of dollars worth
combined advertising and marketing budget of the diet drink
companies, processed food companies etc.
How much chance do we have to break through the noise of
these mega budget campaigns? I don’t know. But I would like
to believe that we are making a difference… that you would
read this letter today and never touch any aspartame related
product ever again. That you would take the initiative to
tell as many people as you can in person, on the social
media, on the phone, via email, in the next office meeting
or whatever else you can think of. If you do that, we take a
step forward and we shall win. If you don’t, then all of
this effort is worthless.
Think about it.
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I wish you and your loved ones
a happy, healthy, poison free day.
Shafin de Zane
Hypnotherapist, Author, Coach
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PPS: The story of how Rumsfeld accomplished this was told by
the attorney James Turner in a documentary on aspartame
called “Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World” you can watch the
full documentary here:
And here is a video version of all that you read
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Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, June 2010;83(2):101-108
“Research” & History of Aspartame, January 12, 2002
Crawford, Knowledge for Tomorrow, 39-40
Statement of H.J. Roberts, M.D. Concerning the Use of Products Containing
Aspartame (Nutrasweet) by Persons with Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
Consumption of artificial sweetener- and sugar-containing soda and risk of
lymphoma and leukemia in men and women.
By E. Schernhammer,
Channing Division of Network Medicine,
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School,
Boston, MA, USA.
American College of Cardiology report on aspartame.
More scientific papers related to Aspartame:
experimental demonstration of the multipotential carcinogenic effects of
aspartame administered in the feed to Sprague-Dawley rats. By Soffritti M,
Cesare Maltoni Cancer Research Center, European Ramazzini Foundation of Oncology
and Environmental Sciences, Bologna, Italy.