French agency backs artificial sweeteners for pregnant women

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Any link between preterm delivery and consumption of artificial sweeteners has ‘not been proven’, finds a new report from the French Agency for Food Security.

The French Agency for Food Security (Anses) reports that any suggested links between sweeteners – such as aspartame and acesulfame K – and preterm delivery have not been established. However the agency noted that research is ongoing.

The progress report focuses on the safety of sweeteners for pregnant women, as part of its overall assessment of the risks and nutritional benefits of artificial sweeteners.

Such sweeteners have been previously been linked to preterm delivery in women and the appearance of cancers in mice by some research.

However Anses experts reviewed the studies and concluded that "the available data do not suggest an adverse effect of intense sweeteners during pregnancy, whether on health mother, obstetric parameters, or the health of the newborn. "

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aspartame 11% methanol, becomes formaldehyde in human cells via ADH1 enzyme

Posted by Rich Murray,

methanol from aspartame, wood and cigarette smoke, and many sources is
made by ADH1 enzyme into formaldehyde within cells inside walls of human blood vessels, harming adjacent tissues, the WC Monte paradigm: Rich Murray 2012.06.22

See WC Monte's two 1-hour video lectures May 2012 .

The 200 mg aspartame in a 12-oz can of aspartame drink is 11% by weight methanol, 22 mg, which is soon released from the GI tract into the blood, where quickly any tissues with high levels of the ADH1 enzyme within the cells of blood capillary walls and adjacent tissues,
especially liver, kidney, brain, retina, etc., in humans only, turn the methanol into formaldehyde within these cells, which, being highly reactive, quickly binds with and disables DNA, RNA, and proteins inside the cells, causing cell death, attracting macrophages (white
blood cells), which also die, creating durable, cumulative, evolving complex micro lesions.

This affects the fetus, as well, or not so well...

So, there are many resulting novel modern "diseases of civilization" in humans only, for each type of damaged tissue, including Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, lupus, arthritis, the birth defects spina bifida, autism, and Asperger's, many specific cancers, and
chronic ailments of liver, kidney, heart, lung, joint, skin, muscle, etc.

The Monte methanol/formaldehyde toxicity paradigm MMFTP is backed by 740 references, given free online as full pdf texts by Prof. (retired 2004, Arizona State University, Nutrition and Food Sciences) Woodrow C. Monte,, along with his 2012 January 240 page text "While Science Sleeps", with two free chapters on "Autism and Other Birth Defects", and "Multiple Sclerosis", and free full earlier articles and references on MMFTP.

Other methanol/formaldehyde sources include wood, peat and cigarette smoke, some fresh coffees, fermented and smoked foods, fruits juices vegetables heated in sealed jars and cans, some dark wines and liquors, bacteria in the colon, genetic flaws in metabolism, vehicle fumes, leaky fossil fuel stoves and heaters, processed wood products of all kinds, mobile homes, old Ditto type purple ink mimeograph duplicating machines in schools and offices, chemical biology autopsy mortuary facilities, heated wood in particleboard, pressed wood and paper factories, and many personal care cleaners and products...

methanol/formaldehyde paradigm for multiple sclerosis, free full 56 page chapter 9 pdf, While Science Sleeps, 146 full text references online, Prof. Woodrow C. Monte: Rich Murray 2012.03.20

Aspartame: The hidden danger [methanol/formaldehyde] in our midst and
how it kills us, 12 page review of While Science Sleeps text (Woodrow C Monte), International Health News, whole June issue, Editor: William R Ware PhD: Rich Murray 2012.06.08

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