Toxicology of Aspartame (NutraSweet)

Brent Gilbert strider at udel.edu
Sat Jul 31 15:28:54 EST 1999

Seriously..... the fact is, a tomato has twice the amount of methanol as
an Aspartame sweetened soda, phenylalanine is an amino acid essential to
life, and DKP has never been proven to cause any ill effects. It sounds to
me like people who suffer from Nutrasweet syndrome or whatever need to
explore the facts a little more carefully....

Brent Gilbert

Charles Shopsis wrote:

> How much are the sugar producers paying you guys?
> Betty Martini wrote:
> > Does anyone know how to develop a test that would show the breakdown
> > products of this chemical poison - methanol, formaldehyde,
> > diketopiperazine, etc. where a physician would know the patient is
> > suffering from Aspartame Disease (now declared a world epidemc by H.
> > J. Roberts, M.D., who is publishing a medical text on the world
> > plague).  As neurosurgeon says in a lecture on www.dorway.com "the
> > reactions to aspartame are not allergic but toxic like arsenic and
> > cyanide."  We also need a test that shows whether it is in a product
> > unlabeled.
> >
> > A recent study in Spain shows the formaldehyde accumulates in the
> > cells, damages DNA, with 50% toxicity in the liver and substantial
> > amounts in the kidneys, adipose tissues, retina and brain.
> >
> > We have two support groups on line for the victims of Aspartame
> > Disease, but we need to be able to help the physicians in diagnosis.
> >
> > Any help would be appreciated.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Betty

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