If you ever wondered how they make the artificial sweetner aspertame, wonder no more. The European patent for aspertame is now available online, and reveals the alternative to sugar is made from the excrement of genetically modified E. coli bacteria! Ewwww! Scientists breed the genetically modified version of the E. coli then use the proteins it defects to harvest a specific acid that’s needed to produce the artificial sweetner. Controversy continues to grow around Monsanto, who produces aspertame as well as other food additives. Recently Coca-Cola defended its use of aspertame in its products, saying studies support the safety of its beverages. Now that you know what’s in it, would you deem it safe?
Tuesday, June 30, 201506/30/2015
Where do you prefer to sit on flights?
Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015
New research proves it’s good for you.
Monday, June 15, 201506/15/2015
Take a vacation from technology while taking a vacation.
Wednesday, June 10, 201506/10/2015
There is now research to back up what we already knew for decades.
Monday, June 8, 201506/08/2015
Your favorite 90’s scents are making a comeback.