Aspartame is heart of the problem. It’s physiological effect is alarming. Check this out.
It is the chronic methanol poisoning that affects the dopamine system of the brain and causes the addiction. There is no safe dose. The allowable daily intake was set for rats and not humans and discussed in Congress. The late FDA toxicologist, Dr. Jacqueline Verrett told Congress the study having to do with the ADI was not even valid, and if aspartame is in all these foods based on these studies its a disaster. (U.S. Senate, Congressional Record, l987) It’s passed that point now, it’s a global plague. More information on aspartame on http://www.dorway.com and http://www.wnho.net. The Aspartame Toxicity Center is http://www.holisticmed.com/aspartame
You can get the full trascript at: http://www.wnho.net/aspartame_transcript.htm.