Saturday, November 3, 2012

Caution, Drinking sweetened beverages Increase Risk of Leukemia!

Jakarta, Aspartame is an artificial sweetener that is often used to flavor sweet on soda and other foods. In addition to an increased risk of diabetes, recent research has linked aspartame with an increased risk of leukemia.

The research team analyzed data of previous studies from the Nurses 'Health Study (NHS) and the Health Professionals' Follow-up Study (HPFS), which has been conducted over a period of 22 years of the study period, as reported by NaturalNews on Thursday (01/11/2012).

The study was conducted on 77,218 women and 47,810 men in the United States. Every 2 years, participants were asked to fill out a questionnaire that contains details of diet she lived, and then reviewing the every 4 years.

Researchers analyzed how high levels of aspartame intake in daily diets conducted research participants. The result is a diet high in aspartame increased risk of several deadly diseases, especially diabetes and cancer. is found in many processed foods and beverages, such as soft drinks, fruit juices in packs, nuts atom, biscuits, crisps, sugar-free candy and other foods that contain sweeteners.

Someone who gets the high levels of aspartame intake by consuming about 335 ml of soda per day, is known to increase the risk of leukemia by 42 percent. The high risks can threaten anyone who ate foods containing artificial sweeteners, both women and men.

Known as blood cancer Leukemia is a disease of the blood or bone marrow, characterized by the number of white blood cells that are not normal. Blood cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer and difficult to treat.

Various earlier studies have shown that aspartame affect the increased risk of cancer, because aspartame is considered as a carcinogen by the body. Carcinogen that is the major risk factor for all types of cancer, including leukemia.

Keep your diet everyday, avoid foods and drinks that contain artificial sweeteners that are sold in the market. Cooking your own food and make drinks with added sugar in moderation is better for your health and can prevent the risk of cancer.

Source : detikhealth

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