Artificial Sweeteners

Why Does Natural News Think You Should Stay Away From Sucralose?

April 21, 2016 // 1 Comment

Sucralose is an artificial sweetener that goes by many brand names, but the one most will be familiar with is Splenda. The sweetener is synthesised by the selective protection, chlorination, and then deportation of table sugar, resulting in a compound which is approximately 650 times sweeter. It is found in many lower-calorie foods including chewing gum, cereals, and diet pop, and is considered to be safe for human consumption. However, there are some online who disagree and believe that the [...]

Is Sucralose Dangerous?

April 17, 2016 // 2 Comments

Edited by Peter Sucralose is an artificial sweetener that goes by many brand names, but the one most will be familiar with is Splenda. The sweetener is synthesised by the selective protection, chlorination, and then deportation of table sugar, resulting in a compound which is approximately 650 times sweeter. It is found in many lower-calorie foods including chewing gum, cereals, and diet pop, and is considered to be safe for human consumption. However, there are some online who disagree and [...]

Five Facts Natural News Got Wrong About Aspartame

March 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

A sugar substitute is a compound that has a sweet taste like table sugar, but contains significantly less calories. There are many different varieties on the market, but the ones which get the majority of the negative attention by far are saccharin, sucralose and aspartame. Some think that these compounds are responsible for the increased cancer and autism rates in the west, whilst others believe that these compounds will flat-out kill you. The internet is ripe with interesting theories and [...]

Will Aspartame Kill You?

March 24, 2016 // 11 Comments

Edited by Peter One of the best things about being a Z-list internet skeptic is that I no longer have to go out of my way to find crazy conspiracy theories to debunk or quacks to knock down a peg. These days, I am inundated with messages from people who do all the hard work for me. Without their help I would never have discovered the Food Babe or the AIDS denialist documentary “House of Numbers” so I would like to take the time to show my appreciation by taking a request – and there [...]

Monsanto Vs. The World – Myles Reviews

March 23, 2016 // 1 Comment

Monsanto Vs. The World brings nothing new to the table is full of the same parroted anti-GMO rhetoric that we have all heard a thousand times before. The only thing of interest brought up was one worrying aspect of the anti-agrotechnology movement that I have been reluctant to talk about – that some believe we should allow people to die to prevent over population. Indian farmer suicide rates Agent orange  The Seralini paper  Scientific Opinion on the re-evaluation of aspartame (E 951) as a [...]

Monsanto Vs. The World

March 19, 2016 // 2 Comments

Edited by Peter Anyone who knows me in real life knows that the past month or so has been a little on the challenging side. A few things have happened to me, but by far the most time consuming was having to find a new job after I was told that I was going to be made redundant. Because of this, I had no free time to do what I love the most – reading books with questionable conclusions that reference flawed, if not fraudulent, scientific papers. However, an opportunity to read one of the [...]

Fact Checking The London March Against Monsanto Protesters – Haidee-Laure Giles of War on Want

September 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Let’s once more critique some of the more convincing arguments made in a speech given at the March Against Monsanto protest in London earlier this year. This time, let’s fact-check a speech given by Haidee-Laure Giles of War on Want who, like others, was not just there to protest against the agrochemical and agricultural giant Monsanto – but genetic engineering in general. Fact Checking The London March Against Monsanto Protesters – Haidee-Laure Giles of War on Want MP Media – [...]

Fact Checking The London March Against Monsanto Protesters – Haidee-Laure Giles of War on Want

August 18, 2015 // 5 Comments

Edited by Peter Let’s once more critique some of the more convincing arguments made in a speech given at the March Against Monsanto protest in London earlier this year. This time, let’s fact-check a speech given by Haidee-Laure Giles of War on Want who, like others, was not just there to protest against the agrochemical and agricultural giant Monsanto – but genetic engineering in general. Haidee began her speech by listing some of the questionable products and projects Monsanto had been [...]