This is in response to the article, "5 Ridiculous Diet Devices", which may be found at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jodi-lipper-and-cerina-vincent/5-ridiculous-diet-devices_b_88928.html
Aspartame, of course, is not a diet product but a deadly addictive excitoneurotoxic carcinogenic drug that makes you crave carbohydrates so you gain weight. It also interacts with drugs. There is even a medical text on it, Aspartame Disease: An Ignored Epidemic, http://www.sunsentpress.com
A new study at Perdue again shows artificial sweeteners makes you gain weight. Sharon Fowler, University of Texas, in 2005 with 8 years of data linked diet drinks with obesity.
Further, there is even an aspartame documentary, Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World, http://www.soundandfury.tv
Here is the detox program titled "What To Do If You Have Used Aspartame" by neurosurgeon Russell Blaylock, M.D., and as his books listed.
The aspartame gum is particularly dangerous. Here is Dr. H. J. Roberts paper on it: http://www.wnho.net/aspartame_absorption.htm
Here is a report, Aspartame Makes You Fatter, that says it all, by Dr. Sandra Cabot: http://www.mpwhi.com/aspartame_makes_you_fatter.htm
Abby Cormack of New Zealand made world news last summer when she almost died of Wrigley's aspartame gum: http://www.mpwhi.com/abby_cormack_story.htm Here are what the aspartame experts said about Abby's case: http://www.mpwhi.com/experts_on_aspartame_and_abby_cormack.htm
Dr. Betty Martini, D.Hum.
Founder, Mission Possible World Health International
9270 River Club Parkway
Duluth, Georgia 30097
Aspartame Toxicity Center: http://www.holisticmed.com/aspartame