Andrew K. Groves
grovesa at starbase1.caltech.edu
Sun Aug 27 14:40:06 EST 1995
In article <Pine.NEB.3.91.950826161514.21382A-100000 at max.tiac.net>, Mark
Gold <mgold at max.tiac.net> wrote:
> A few thoughts on a quality independent study:
I agree with your thoughts here, with one or two modifiers as shown below.
> 1. Start by testing a vulnerable population (e.g., Patients with
> chronic depression).
It would be interesting to compare a cohort of vulnerable patients with a
similar number on non-vulnerable ones.
> 2. Use real-world aspartame-containing products, especially diet
> sodas (ingested in between meals). This way the subjects will be
> getting a significant amount of beta-aspartame, racimized amino
> acids, and DKP (linked to brain tumors), and other "good stuff" along
> with the methanol, phenylalanine, and aspartic acid. Products
> should be purchased from the store and *not* from NutraSweet.
It would also be interesting to compare the effects of aspartame alone
with the effects of the 'cocktail' you describe.
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