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Some information on Artificial Sweeteners:

So that everybody knows what you're eating, and can make an informed decision:

Materials and Safety Data Sheet Links:

Sucralose, aka Splenda™.
Aspartame - aka Equal™ (note that recent studies have linked Aspartame concenrations to increased levels of Formaldahyde in the brain and spinal fluid. This is currently unproven, but suspected.)
Saccharine Sodium - aka Sweet N' Low™

HFCS information (High Fructose Corn Syrup, a common additive in inexpensive baked goods and other processed foods):

by Linda Joyce Forristal, CCP, MTA,
in an article in the Washington Post,
and from Dr. Gabe Mirkin, who puts out a weekly nutritional e-newsletter.

Interesting stuff.

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