Diet Drinks: America’s Passion for Poison

Diet Drinks: America’s Passion for Poison

By Charles Foerster

There is a great controversy that is raging between good and evil at the soda fountain or pop machine but the general public does not seem to be aware of it. The implications or consequences of the dietary changes that have occurred since introduction of artificial sweeteners into our lives has dramatically increased but in many cases, silently. However, there are countless medical doctors, scientists and researchers that are aware of the effects but their voices are largely drowned out by the industry.

As in politics and other endeavors where mind-control plays a  prominent role, advertising and propaganda are the most effective tools of those who are pitching a program or a product.  The reasons for large infusions of cash could be to cover corporate wrongdoing, agency corruption, incompetency or just to hide plain carelessness but usually, profit motive is the driving force.

Ethical business practices should promote periodic reviews but it appears that the only reviews have been of the annual reports. Why have we not had an on-going agency study or review for the last 25 years or so?  Could it be that we are so taken in by the all encompassing custodial nature of total government that we have lost the ability to think and act on matters that concern our most vital possession, our health?

On a personal level there is no in-between on diet drinks, either you like them or you hate them. No matter what the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says or what any critical medical study shows, people are fiercely loyal to their diet drinks.  (Read Full Article)


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