Learn how Diet Soda Will Make You Gain Weight.
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So if you watched the last video, you know that there are 17.5 teaspoons of sugar in a Pepsi. Now, a lot of people are going to wonder, okay, what's a good alternative, so they tend to reach for the Diet Pepsi. Now, when you look at the label here, there is zero calories, zero carbohydrates, so there is zero grams of sugar, and people tend to use this as a weight loss product. This is not a weight loss product. The research actually shows that drinking diet sodas actually causes weight gain. I said weight gain. I am going to post an article about that at myspace.com/voodootv, so give that a look, it's pretty interesting. Now, how do they keep this stuff sweet, they use aspartame. Now aspartame is a straight up chemical. It doesn't occur in nature at all, your body was never supposed to have to deal with aspartame. When you look at the approval process of aspartame to the FDA, it's a joke. It's kind of appalling how money and corporate influence takes precedence over the safety and health of the consumers like you and me. It's ridiculous. Studies with aspartame shows that with mice it cause brain tumors, it cause holes in the brain. With monkey it cause seizures and even death. The research is ridiculous. Oddly enough, 100% of the industry funded or corporate funded research, 100% of it says it's totally safe for you. 91 out of 92 independent studies that didn't involve those corporations or those few companies say that it has negative side effects. Now speaking of side effects, 85% of the complaints made to the FDA are about aspartame, and it's for good reason. I have got a list of some of these symptoms in front of me, and I will name off a few of them. Abdominal pain, bloating, blood sugar control problems, brain cancer. Brain cancer went up exponentially in the early 80s when they introduced aspartame to the public. That's a truth. Confusion, depression, diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, hair loss, hives, hypertension, inability to concentrate, insomnia, irritability, muscle spasms, migraine, headaches; number one complaint about Aspartame. Rapid heartbeat, poor memory. There is even some disease that aspartame totally mimics, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, lupus, epilepsy, chronic fatigue syndrome; there is a lot of people who have these particular diseases or have been told they have these disease, they stop the aspartame, and all of the symptoms tend to clear up. It's a trick what's going on. Now, I don't want to get too much into the chemical structure of it, because that's scary enough, but what I will say is that aspartame is an excitotoxin. What that means is that two of its components make your nerves fire excessively, and then the neurons and the neurotransmitters tend to die out, which causes some of those diseases that it tends to mimic. On top of that, one of the components of it, I should say 10% of aspartame is methyl ester. Methyl ester is wood alcohol, its a poison. It turns into methanol, which is actually paint thinner, and then once it reaches about 80 something degrees Fahrenheit, it turns into formaldehyde. Now, formaldehyde is that stuff that we use to embalm dead bodies with. That stuff tends to accumulate in the cells and is very, very carcinogenic. It causes cancer, it causes DNA problems, and people drink this stuff every single day. You are drinking a poison. So in all, there really isn't a reason to drink aspartame, I wouldn't do it. Actually, you know what, to be honest, I would probably drink the regular Pepsi before I drink the aspartame or the Diet Pepsi, if I really, really had the choice I would do it. Personally, I go with water, water tends to work the best for me, doesn't give me any problems. So just thought you guys should know that. A lot of people don't know that. People are buying diet soda by the case, it's ridiculous. Anyway, get back to me next time because we are going to talk about Splenda. Splenda is a whole, whole other just ridiculous topic. Its ac