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There are good reasons to avoid sugar in your daily diet. However, some sugar substitutes do not make it better: one of the most dangerous is aspartame. Here you can find out why it is so important to remove this ingredient from your daily diet. But beware, it is hidden in more products than it first appears.

What is aspartame?

Aspartame is a sugar substitute that has been approved since 1965. Aspartame is produced by a subsidiary of the much criticised Monsanto group. The sweetener is used in food, snacks, sweets and beverages to provide a pleasantly sweet taste instead of sugar. This dubious sweetener is very often added to so-called “light” and “zero” products in particular. Whenever treats such as lemonade or sweets are made without sugar, they may contain aspartame. Especially in commercial chewing gums, aspartame is almost always among the ingredients.

Other names under which aspartame can appear on the product packaging are such illustrious creations as Nutrasweet and Canderel or simply E 951.

Possible symptoms after aspartame use The sweetener puts the human organism to a real stress test. The consumption of food containing aspartame can trigger a variety of symptoms. These include psychological as well as physical ailments, some of which are serious. The following health problems can be associated with aspartame consumption:

– Anxiety
– chronic fatigue
– Burning eyes
– Eye problems
– Migraine
– Swindle
– Tinnitus
– Shaking
– Arthrosis
– Asthmatic reactions
– Itching and other skin irritations
– Hair Loss
– Abdominal pain
– Menstrual cramps
– pain when urinating
– Impotence
– Circulatory disorders
– Weight gain
– Fluctuations of the blood sugar level

Reasons for the negative effects of aspartame  When aspartame is absorbed by the body, the sweetener breaks down into its three building blocks. These are:

1. phenylalanine
2. aspartic acid
3. methanol

The body has problems with all three of the above-mentioned substances if it has to process them in too high quantities (or even too regularly).

Phenylalanin  If phenylalanine is taken in excess, it accumulates in the brain. There it can cause headaches, memory loss or mood swings. In the worst case, excessive intake of phenylalanine can even lead to depression or schizophrenia. As is often the case, the dose makes the poison. This is because the substance is basically a harmless endogenous amino acid, which in small quantities is quite important and correctly placed.

Aspartic acid Aspartic acid becomes questionable when it crosses the blood-brain barrier in the body. This is particularly easy to do in children, as the blood-brain barrier is not yet fully closed. The influence of the now omnipresent electromagnetic fields such as W-LAN or mobile telephony also increases the permeability. This is why the blood-brain barrier no longer functions properly in almost all people, as studies have shown. If aspartic acid reaches the brain in this way, it can destroy the nerve cells. In this way, the number of nerve cells is gradually reduced. It is important to know: every human being is born with only one set number of nerve cells. If we lose them, they are irretrievably gone. The only thing that can multiply during growth are the connections between the nerve cells, the so-called synapses. The loss of important nerve cells is accompanied by far-reaching consequences such as Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or other serious nervous diseases.

Methanol The organism further breaks down methanol into formic acid and formaldehyde! Even small amounts of formaldehyde vapours are viewed extremely critically in the furniture industry and in the cosmetics sector. Due to their damaging effect, they must be kept as low as possible. However, the amount of formaldehyde from regular aspartame consumption is significantly higher than what the above-mentioned products could emit. Formaldehyde also acts in the brain. It can cause eye problems such as blurred vision or a narrowing of the visual field, as well as headaches and dizziness. What is particularly serious, however, is that formaldehyde in the body can destroy the retina and thus lead to blindness.

Important for diabetes and aspartame Especially for diabetics, formaldehyde splitting poses a major problem. After all, it is precisely these people who resort to the typical “light” products in order to avoid eating sugar. Moreover, the retina of diabetics is already at risk anyway. If the influence of aspartame is added to this, the risk of permanent damage increases significantly. Caution is absolutely necessary.

Correct handling: avoid aspartame specifically Of course, one or the other chewing gum or other occasional consumption of aspartame containing food will not cause immediate damage to you. The decisive factor is regular consumption and the intake of high amounts of the problematic sugar substitute. It is therefore extremely important to read the information on the ingredients on the packaging carefully. Basically, you should avoid anything whose label speaks of “Light” or “Zero” or even “Diet”, unless the list of ingredients gives the all-clear. Good substitutes for both harmful sugars and the dangerous aspartame are xylitol (birch sugar), stevia, date sweetener and erythritol. As you can see, there are numerous harmless alternatives so that sweet food does not have to become the bitter truth.

Medical disclaimer:
The contents offered here are intended exclusively for neutral information and general further training. They do not constitute a recommendation or advertisement of the diagnostic methods, treatments or drugs described or mentioned. The text makes no claim to completeness, nor can the topicality, accuracy and balance of the information provided be guaranteed. Under no circumstances does the text replace the professional advice of a doctor or pharmacist and it may not be used as a basis for independent diagnosis and the beginning, modification or termination of a treatment of diseases. Always consult a doctor of your choice in case of health questions or complaints! ThePraxisFamily Lld. and the authors assume no liability for inconvenience or damage resulting from the use of the information presented here.

The condition of chronic fatigue is exhausting. Because everything is hard and you constantly feel like you are being run over by a train. It begins in the morning when you get up and ends when you go to bed. You often don’t understand why you feel tired all the time even though you sleep enough? However, chronic fatigue can have many more causes than just lack of sleep.

Effects on everything. Chronic fatigue affects the whole life. Be it your private life with your family and your partner, or above all your job. Because it has a considerable influence on your concentration and performance. Sooner or later, many of those affected go to a doctor, but the causes of chronic fatigue are so difficult to locate in conventional medicine that psychological problems are often cited as the reason.
Stress or unresolved problems can of course be one reason why you constantly feel tired, but there are many other factors as well.

Eight reasons for chronic fatigue

  1. A first important point is the way of life. This refers above all to your sleeping behaviour. Do you like going to bed late? Especially the sleep before midnight is important for the body. Also, sources of disturbance such as lack of darkness or electrical appliances are not conducive to the quality of your sleep.
  2. The second point is nutrient supply. Because if the body does not have enough reserves, it cannot draw from the full. It makes a lot of sense to have a whole blood analysis done by a doctor to find out if there are any nutrient deficiencies. Especially vitamin B12 and vitamin D are important.
  3. What many people don’t know, the intestines can also make you tired. This is because some foods, such as animal milk products and wheat, are not well tolerated by the body. The gluten protein in wheat causes the intestinal walls to inflame easily and the intestine can no longer absorb nutrients properly. The missing nutrients then lead to chronic fatigue. In addition, inflammatory cytokines and antibodies are produced, which also make it difficult for the body to cope.
  4. Another cause of chronic fatigue can be an incipient insulin resistance. Glucose is important for the brain and gives our body the necessary energy. If the cells cannot absorb insulin, insulin resistance can develop. This is caused by incorrect nutrition such as with animal and vegetable fats through oils, as these block the insulin receptors. Since the body needs fats, you should eat them in a healthy way like with nuts or avocados.
  5. The fifth reason: adrenal insufficiency. In the case of adrenal weakness, cortisol cannot be sufficiently produced. This is fatal, because cortisol is the wake-up call in the morning. The adrenal gland is overloaded by stress, but also by too much coffee. Coffee leads to the formation of cortisol in the adrenal gland. If you constantly drink too much coffee, your adrenal gland is chronically overworked and eventually stops working.
  6. Not to be underestimated is also the liver, which often does hard work. It is often overloaded with toxins, chemicals, pesticides and heavy metals. For this reason, detoxification often makes sense, but you should always consult a therapist who knows about it. The Klinghardt therapists are very good, they are specialized in this form of detoxification.
  7. Chronic infections such as with parasites, borrelia, fungi. Viruses, especially the Eppstein-Bar-Virus, can lead to chronic fatigue, as the immune system is constantly weakened. In this case it is recommended to consult a doctor. Diagnosis is often difficult, however, because not every laboratory can read the blood values correctly. Here, too, the strength of the ART method according to Dr. Klinghardt lies in its application. This bioresonance method provides direct information from the autonomous nervous system. This enables a deep diagnosis of the entire body. This is necessary for the germs, because they usually live in the connective tissue and not in the blood.
  8. Even unresolved emotional conflicts can cause permanent fatigue. Here you can work on yourself through psychokinesiology, mental field therapy and systemic transformation work.

    Listen to your body.Chronic fatigue must always be taken seriously because it affects your quality of life and weakens your body.  Problem: the longer you feel tired, the longer it takes your body to recover. It is therefore worthwhile to start researching the causes early, your body will thank you for it!

Medical disclaimer:
The contents offered here are intended exclusively for neutral information and general further training. They do not constitute a recommendation or advertisement of the diagnostic methods, treatments or drugs described or mentioned. The text makes no claim to completeness, nor can the topicality, accuracy and balance of the information provided be guaranteed. Under no circumstances does the text replace the professional advice of a doctor or pharmacist and it may not be used as a basis for independent diagnosis and the beginning, modification or termination of a treatment of diseases. Always consult a doctor of your choice in case of health questions or complaints! ThePraxisFamily Lld. and the authors assume no liability for inconvenience or damage resulting from the use of the information presented here.