Each night at dinnertime, a familiar ritual played out in Michael Green’s home: He’d slide a stainless steel sippy cup across the table to his two-year-old daughter, Juliette, and she’d howl for the pink plastic one.
Often, Green gave in. But he had a nagging feeling.
Twenty-three years ago, after taking high doses of fertility drugs (Clomid, Pergonal, Metrodin, and Lupron), my case information was added to the mammoth Harvard Medical School Nurses’ Health Study looking for various links with cancer. Soon after, my annual questionnaires were funneled into the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study, and it left me with an interest in well-done, long-term clinical studies.
Aspartame, and it’s health damaging effects, was one thing of interest to them….
Since aspartame-containing products first hit the U.S. market in the mid-70s, doctors I worked with commented on tumors skyrocketing in the general population. There was also the mysterious rise in diseases such as fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue.
Indeed, as an RN in the operating suites during the 70s/80s, it was certainly a topic of interest as we talked among ourselves. While I worked in the heart room, my best friend went into neurosurgery. We discussed the rapid rise in the numbers of brain lesions. The experience made such an impact on me that as a new mother I shied away from foods containing this additive.
“There are numerous FDA approved moral cell lines and if human cells are desired, they can be obtained from a plethora of non-objectionable sources including umbilical cord, cord blood or other adult stem cells,” according to Debi Vinnedge, of Children of God for Life.
But the organization noted that there are some vaccines, medicines and cosmetics that do use fetal materials derived from aborted babies in testing or directly in the product.
The list, which can be found here, provides details about the products….
Breakfast foods today could very well be served with a dose of Roundup. And now independent tests are becoming available to help us choose which brands are clean from glysophates (see the products below).
According to EWG’s Children’s Health Initiative, “Each year, more than 250 million pounds of glyphosate are sprayed on American crops, primarily on “Roundup-ready” corn and soybeans genetically engineered to withstand the herbicide. Some ends up in our breakfast food.
But when it comes to the food we eat, the highest glyphosate levels are NOT found in products made with GMO corn.”…