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  • Duke University Study – Beware of Splenda

    March 19, 2009

    Four years ago I wrote about Splenda and the health problems it causes. You can read the April 2005 article by checking the archives. Now, a major study has come out from Duke University proving just how dangerous Splenda (sucralose) really can be.

    Splenda is only becoming more and more popular as its users think they are making a safe switch from Nutrasweet (aspartame). It is now in many sports drinks, water products (Propel) and many protein/carbohydrate products athletes use. And don’t forget all those diet drinks and foods out there. Recently even Lance Armstrong has put Splenda in his FRS sports drink. He markets the drink as “healthy energy” and “powered by quercetin”. Quercetin is a powerful antioxidant, and a natural antihistamine and anti-inflammatory; I use it often especially for patients with seasonal allergies, inflammatory conditions, and immune system problems.  (more…)