Aspartame is a neurotoxin, and it damages the brain. It's one of what Dr.
Blaylock calls excitotoxins - it excites the neurons and they are then
damaged. It's just not a good idea for anyone to use it, plus it affects
blood sugar, whereas saccharine does not.
Note: When we are symptom free, one aspartame sweetened soft drink per
week is allowed.
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