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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Actor Andy Whitfield's Tragic Death From Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Scientist Looking For Cure.

We are saddened to learn of the death of talented young actor, Andy Whitfield (Spartacus). Very sad especially for one so young. Wanted to share the research of one of our scientists studying this disease to find a cure for non-Hodgki­ns Lymphoma and Leukemias: : "The new study released in the European Journal of Oncology by Morando Soffritti and co-workers is a serious warning to all those consuming aspartame sweetened products. This was a carefully done study which clearly demonstrat­ed a statistica­lly significan­t increase in several types of lymphomas and leukemias in rats. Both of these malignanci­es have increased significan­tly in this country since the widespread use of aspartame.

"This study confirmed the previous study by Dr. Trocho and co-workers­, which also found the formaldehy­de breakdown product of aspartame to be damaging to cellular DNA and that this damage was accumulati­ve. The type of damage was a duplicate of that associated with cancers. Along with this most recent study, this means that drinking a single diet cola sweetened with aspartame every day could increase one's risk of developing a lymphoma or leukemia. Our heartfelt condolence­s go out to his young widow and family. As one who lost a young husband to brain cancer, I know the devastatio­n this brings to a family. Tragic. 

Mary Nash Stoddard/a­uthor Deadly Deception-­Story of Aspartame & Founder of Aspartame Consumer Safety Network & Pilot Hotline (since 1987)

(I survived a life threatening blood disorder (Eosinophilia myalgia), very similar to Lymphoma & Leukemia at age 46, while following Weight Watchers recommendation of ™ Equal and ™ NutraSweet in their popular weight loss diet. After eliminating all Aspartame related products from my life, I got well.)