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Aspartame & Leaders Of The United States
From Dr Betty Martini D,Hum
When I lectured in New Zealand in 2007, Chris Wheeler, Mission Possible New Zealand, wrote the article, "Dying For a Diet Coke". In it he said
" Henri Paul, Princess Diana's driver in that fatal Alma Tunnel car smash in Paris, was a heavy Diet Coke consumer and the medical drugs he was taking not only interact negatively with aspartame, but were prescribed in the first place to deal with symptoms probably caused by aspartame use. Tony Blair, George Bush and Bill Clinton all steadily consume Diet Coke according to the evidence of TV news clips. One could say Monica Lewinsky and the whole Iraqi bloodbath is the result of theClinton/Bush/Blair addiction to aspartame, a chemical closely connected to irrational behaviour."
Indeed, aspartame is a psycho drug. Psychiatrist Dr. Ralph Walton wrote
& Psychiatric Disorders
Two years after aspartame was introduced onto the market I first became aware of the negative impact of this artificial sweetener on the central nervous system. I had been treating a then 54 year old woman with imipramine, a tricyclic antidepressant, because of recurrent major depressive episodes. Previous psychoanalytically based therapy had proven ineffective, but she responded dramatically to 150mg of imipramine per day. She had done well for 11 years on this medication, but was then suddenly hospitalized with a grand-mal seizure and subsequent manic episode. One could postulate that she was bipolar, and the antidepressant had triggered the mania - but she had been on the same medication for a total of 11 years, and for the previous 5 years at the same 150mg per day dose. Neither the seizure nor her mania was consistent with what we know about the clinical course of bipolar disorder or epilepsy.
Careful history revealed that the only change in her life was a recent decision to switch from the sugar which she had always used to sweeten her iced tea to a newly marketed product with aspartame. Since aspartame can alter the balance of certain neurotransmitters which we believe are involved in mood disorders and can, in my opinion, alter the seizure threshold, I advised my patient to avoid all aspartame products. She did so, and had no further seizures, no further manic or depressive episodes. I discontinued the lithium carbonate which I had started when I mistakenly concluded that she had a bipolar disorder, reinstated her imipramine and she has continued to do well.
After this case report was published in the medical literature, many patients with unexplained seizures or treatment resistant psychiatric problems were referred to me. I became increasingly convinced that aspartame could both trigger seizure activity and mimic or exacerbate a variety of psychiatric disorders. I presented a paper based on those patients at a 1987 MIT sponsored conference on Dietary Phenylalanine and Brain Function. Industry sponsored criticism was made that my conclusions regarding aspartame's toxicity could not be accepted as valid because my case reports were "merely anecdotal" and not based on double blind research.
Unfortunately case reports do not currently have the respect in the mainstream medical literature which they deserve (historically much of medical progress has been based on careful observation of individual patients). Nevertheless, I was so convinced of aspartame's toxicity, and the need to have its hazards more widely appreciated in the medical community, that I did undertake a double blind study. That study -"Adverse Reactions to Aspartame: Double- Blind Challenge in Patients from a Vulnerable Population" was published in Biological Psychiatry in 1993. It demonstrated that individuals with mood disorders are particularly sensitive to aspartame and experienced an accentuation of depression and multiple physical symptoms. I had expected that the difficulties experienced by patients receiving aspartame would be fairly subtle (the dose of 30mg/kg/day was well below the level of 50mg/kg/day which the FDA considered "safe").
I was not prepared for the severity of the reactions, and for obvious ethical reasons cannot perform any further human studies with aspartame. Over the ensuing years I have continued to see the multiple neurologic and psychiatric consequences of aspartame use. It can lower the seizure threshold and lead to an incorrect diagnosis of epilepsy, with subsequent inappropriate prescription of anticonvulsants. It can mimic or exacerbate symptoms of MS, it can paradoxically produce carbohydrate craving and weight gain. The world-wide epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes obviously has multiple causes, but I am convinced aspartame is a major factor.
The explosive increase in our knowledge base in the neurosciences I referred to earlier is a topic beyond the scope of this brief report, but to drastically oversimplify, we know that in a variety of psychiatric disorders there is a disturbance in the balance of certain neurotransmitters. Specifically, serotonin, norepinephrine, dopamine and acetylcholine are all major players. Aspartame can affect the levels & balance of all these transmitters. It impairs the absorption of L-tryptophan, the major precursor in the synthesis of serotonin. The phenylalanine from the dipeptide component of the aspartame molecule, is a major precursor in the norepinephrine-dopamine synthetic pathway.
Recent research demonstrated that aspartame reduces acetylcholinesterase, an enzyme which breaks down acetylcholine - a key player in the central nervous system, with an important role in cognition and memory, and with a reciprocal, inhibitory relationship with dopamine. We are not sophisticated enough at this point in time to fully understand all the implications of the neurochemical changes induced by aspartame, but as a busy clinician I see the profound impact on patients' lives on a daily basis. It can both produce and aggravate depression, in certain patients it can trigger manic episodes, it can produce or aggravate panic attacks. Some of my patients have experienced a complete cessation of panic attacks and needed no further treatment after they completely eliminated aspartame from their diet. Certain schizophrenic patients have experienced fewer auditory hallucinations or needed less antipsychotic medication after the elimination of aspartame. It is essential that there be much greater awareness of the hazards of this highly toxic substance!
Ralph G. Walton, M.D.,Medical Director, Safe Harbor Behavioral Health Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Northeastern OhioUniversities College of MedicineAdjunct Professor Of Psychiatry, Lake Erie College ofOsteopathic Medicine Dr. Walton's aspartame study: "Adverse Reactions toAspartame: Double-Blind Challenge in Patients from a Vulnerable Population:http://www.mindfully.org/Health/Aspartame-Adverse-Reactions-1993.htm Dr. Walton's research on 4Scientific Peer ReviewedStudies and Funding:http://www.dorway.com/doctors.html#walton Additional data on aspartame: http://www.mpwhi.com/http://www.mpwhi.comwww.mpwhi.comwww.dorway.com http://www.wnho.net/http://www.wnho.netAspartame Toxicity Center:http://www.holisticmed.com/aspartame>www.holisticmed.com/aspartame
Betty Martini, D.Hum,
FounderMission Possible International9270 River Club ParkwayDuluth, Georgia 30097770 242-2599
It was President Ronald Reagan who wrote the executive order that made FDA Commissioner Jeri Goyan powerless to sign the revoked petition on aspartame into law, The day after Reagan took office someone from his transition team called Goyan at 3:00 AM and fired him according to his wife who sent me a letter about what happened. Reagan appointed Arthur Hull Hayes to be FDA Commissioner. He was a friend of Don Rumseld from the Pentagon and it was Rumsfeld who was hired by G. D. Searle to get aspartame on the market which he did by over-ruling the Board of Inquiry that stated aspartame was never proven safe and they were concerned about the brain tumors. Malignant brain cancer violates the Delaney Amendment. So the only reason aspartame is on the market today is because of the political chicanery of Rumsfeld.
Years later while visiting Atlanta, Georgia Reagan was interviewed by the Atlanta Journal Constitution and asked if he still used it. Reagan told them he had found out more about aspartame and had stopped using it. The damage was done, however, and memory loss is #9 on the FDA list of 92 symptoms from 4 types of seizures to coma andd death. Reagan died of Alzheimers,
Chris Wheeler in his article continued: "Anyone who consumes a litre or more of Diet Coke or some other aspartame- containing beverage per day is probably already near the limit for chronic methanol poisoning (6) and will be suffering muscle pain, headaches, migraines, sleep problems, dizziness and/or seizures, amongst other health problems. This is because aspartame breaks down extremely rapidly in a liquid form. The well-known Hollywood actor, Michael J. Fox, and several of his fellow participants in the TV drama Spin City, sponsored by Diet Pepsi, have all been diagnosed with Parkinsons Disease. All received free supplies of the sponsoring diet product. Parkinsons is a well- diagnosed outcome from excess aspartame consumption, as is Alzheimers. Fox denies a connection to his Pepsi consumption, but aspartame and Parkinsons and Pepsi sales - flourish on such denials."
"At the present time, in North America, there have been a rash of court cases and coroners court hearings over sudden deaths from acute methanol poisoning, which we, with our knowledge here, can connect to the chronic aspartame product consumption of the victims. Similar cases are probably occurring all over New Zealand and Australia, but may easily be attributed to other causes such as a heart attack unless a careful autopsy is carried out and a history of aspartame use discovered."
Then there is President Bill Clinton and in this case Dr. H. J. Roberts had dinner with him attempting to get him off his Diet Coke addiction, and even gave him two of his books. Roberts wrote the medical text "Aspartame Disease: An Ignored Epidemic" , www.amazon.com Aspartame causes an irregular heart rhythm, interacts with all cardiac Rx, damages the cardiac conduction system and causes sudden death, http://www.mpwhi.com/aspartame_and_sudden_death.htm
With President Clinton what you expected happened. He had quadruple coronary artery bypass surgery and later 2 coronary stents I sent the medical information by aspartame experts to his physician at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, and faxed a copy to his Harlem office.
This happened too, to my own Green Beret brother. I told him when he had the irregular heart rhythm that if he didn't get off of it he could have a heart attack, then by-pass surgery, etc. He said he was addicted to it and continued to use it. First the heart attack, then by-pass surgery and finally a pacemaker, But today he is off aspartame.
Diet Coke has always been the favorite of Hillary Clinton, I wrote about her first in 2012 http://rense.com/general95/hillbldclt.html and then in 2016 in her run for the Presidency. tshttp://www.rense.com/general96/parkinsonsdietcoke.htm
Then there was the younger President Bush. I personally warned him when he was Governor in Texas, Then Dr. H. J. Roberts wrote about him and aspartame: http://www.wnho.net/aspartame_disease_threat.htm
When Obama became President I was notified he was drinking Diet Coke. At the same time Michelle Obama was discussing her interest in what children eat, Dr. Roberts not only wrote her but the medical text, "Aspartame Disease: An Ignored Epidemic", 1000 pages of afflictions from this deadly addictive chemical poison, Rumsfeld's Plague, was hand delivered to the White House and put in her hands. She never even sent Dr. Roberts a thank you note nor did she help children by making iti public that aspartame is a poison that cna destroy the brains of our children,
After 27 years of exposing this poison , major decisions in this country are being made by leaders addicted to this poison Even when Mitt Romney ran he too was using it as well as his wife who already had MS, so common with aspartame: http://rense.com/general95/saveann.html
So common with aspartame are Alzheimer's, MS, lupus, Parkinson's, cancer, birth defects and drug interaction. You can read about it in many of the experts books: Today with full knowledge aspartame is being added to more and more generic drugs. One doctor told me its in all the generic gastrointestinal drugs and it triggers gastrointestinal problems. It almost killed me.
"Aspartame Disease: An Ignored Epidemic" by H. J. Roberts, M.D.
"While Science Sleeps: A Sweetener Kills" by Dr. Woodrow Monte
"Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills" by Dr. Russell Blaylock
This is only a sampling of books that expose aspartame, so many more. .Aspartame is a psycho drug that ravages every part of the body. The research is a matter of public record and even a movie has been made about it: "Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World", www.sweetremedyradio.com
Now we have a new President, Donald Trump and his Vice President Pence. Both are drinking Diet Coke.
Sit back and look around you, Our children are being medicated instead of educated. Autism is flourishing all over the world from it Drug interactions are horrendous, Obesity and diabetes which aspartame triggers are off the charts, FDA Scientists in 2009 said they can't do anything because they are broken Translation: Run by Big Pharma. People are doing crazy things and so much crime. The mental hospitals are full of patients that are only aspartame victims as the experts agree. Aspartame interacts with all anti-depressants according to Dr. Roberts,
A lonely Sunday School teacher sits in a cell in a hardened prison. Diane Fleming's husband was an aspartame addict and used three times the amount of creatine on the first occasion of use which also had aspartame in it unlabeled. His autopsy said he had chronic and acute methanol poisoning. Aspartame us addictive, it has a methyl ester which immediately becomes free methanol classified as a narcotic. It causes chronic methanol poisoning which affects the dopamine system of the brain and causes the addiction, According to Dr. James Bowen when the liver mitochondria becomes damaged the blood methanol level rises in the blood.
Charles Fleming is one of no telling how many have died of methanol poisoning from aspartame. Here is another death from it: http://www.rense.com/general74/deatjb.htm Merry Kay told me she heard the police on the other side of the door say: "When she dies we will go after the husband", She then told them it was aspartame but 9 months later she died. Dr. Roberts who wrote an affidavit that aspartame killed Fleming said he could prove it to the medical examiner. She refused to talk to Dr. Roberts and she is the same medical examiner who changed the forensics in the Vince Foster case,
Dr. Al Bayati, a toxicologist did research on the creatine which also breaks down and showed it implemented in the death.
Now Advantame, another aspartame product has been approved.
Many may send this to Donald Trump. I'm not sure he would get it. I believe it should be sent to people who know Trump and Pence well, and can hand him this paper
Read about the methanol in aspartame: https://www.thenhf.com/all-articles-nhf-news-category/14-nhf-news/3910-13rotgut-aspartame-methanol-mania-by-dr-betty-martini
Aspartame violates the Delaney Amendment because it causes brain cancer according to FDA Scientist, Dr. Adrain Gross in his testimony to the Senate on 8/1/85.Dr. Jacqueline Verrett, FDA Toxicologist, told Congress in 1987 aspartame has never been proven safe. It violates adulteration laws: Notice in the protest of the National Soft Drink Assn, now American Beverage even the adulteration law is mentioned: http://www.rense.com/general96/pepsi.htm It is against the law to ship anything adulterated for sale according to Interstate Commerce Laws
So what's the problem with taking it off market? Yes, we have laws but they are not enforced. When people began going blind on the methanol in aspartame Dr. Woodrow Monte through the Community Nutrition Institute took aspartame all the way to the Supreme Court on the basis of blindness and seizures. They had all the evidence necessary for removal. Shows the power of the aspartame industry, FOIA requests go on for years. The FDA sends a letter stating they have more important things to do. Tomorrow never comes. I have FOIA's going back over two decades.
Remember that aspartame was listed with the pentagon in an inventory of biochemical warfare weapons submitted to congress,
people began going
blind on the methanol in aspartame Dr. Woodrow Monte through
the Community Nutrition Institute took aspartame all the way to the
Supreme Court on the basis of blindness and seizures. They had
all the evidence necessary for removal. Shows the power of the
aspartame industry, FOIA requests go on for years. The
FDA sends a letter stating they have more important things to do.
Tomorrow never comes. I have FOIA's going back over two