In today’s video we answer the question - Artificial Sweeteners | Do they make your hair fall out? Download our Ebook! EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BLOCKING DHT: For thicker, stronger hair or your money back, take The It Really Works Vitamins 90 Day Challenge: https://www.itreallyworksvitamins.com As featured in Shortlist, Forbes and Esquire. - The BEST Hair Growth Product as voted by Shortlist Magazine readers. - FREE worldwide shipping - HUNDREDS of 5 Star reviews - Vegan friendly, Kosher friendly, Halal friendly If you’d like to win your very own 28 day supply of It Really Works Vitamins just Subscribe, and comment, letting us know why you’d like to win and hit the bell, so you never miss out on any of our videos! It can sometimes feel like sugar-free or processed diet foods might be a healthy option, but, the opposite is actually true. According to The Food and Drug Administration aspartame – an artificial sweetener – has been linked to:
So without further ado, let’s get straight into it: Let’s talk about one of the most famous sweeteners - Aspartame This is a low-calorie sweetener that’s in diet drinks and meal replacement shakes. It was approved by the FDA in 1974 for use as a food additive, But what’s really interesting is the FDA really flip-flopped on this - they retracted their approval the following year in 1975 as more research came forward highlighting some unpleasant side effects. Three scientific FDA advisors made severe warnings advising against the use of aspartame. And then in 1983, the FDA Commissioner, Mark Novitch MD approved its use in fizzy drinks Check out this list of some of 92 adverse side effects linked to aspartame. depression, memory loss, cancer, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, seizures, stroke and dementia, intestinal dysbiosis, mood disorders, migraines andheadaches Confusion, anxiety attacks, insomnia and seizures. Hair loss, thinning hair and baldness were included on the list of 92 side effects Aspartame. The compound is made of two basic ingredients (1) phenoalanine (2) aspartic acid The phenoalanine molecule has been lab-created, and it when it gets into our body it breaks off to form methanol. Methanol is converted into formaldehyde which remains floating around our body, where it affects our DNA How Do Sweeteners Cause Hair Loss? More research needs to be done, but Dr Janet Star Hull puts forward the idea that methanol is the key component of hair loss. Don’t forget if hair Loss is something happening in your life right now, then It Really Works Vitamins are here for you! We deliver worldwide, And Forbes describe us as The Best Nutrition Innovation 2019 and 2018 And we’ve just been in Shortlist as The Best Hair Regrowth Product for Men - but we’re also suitable for women! Don’t forget to get 15% off your first order with code YOUTUBE15 Let’s talk about sweeteners! According to Janet Star Hull, the formaldehyde from the methanol breakdown creates a form of stress which causes follicles to enter the telogen resting phase. On her website’s forum section, many of Dr. Hull’s users have reported experiences such as:
noticing more hair loss the more diet soda they drink
improvement or complete cessation of hair loss by reducing the intake of diet soda or stopping it completely.
At the moment, there really isn’t enough research between aspartame and other artificial sweeteners and hair loss. But there is lots of anecdotal evidence out there, people on Dr Hull’s websiteshare their experiences as well as people on Reddit forums, Just recently I was listening to a podcast by Mike Skinner, a British musician: and he was talking about how Diet Pepsi will f-ing kill you. Dr Hull suggests keeping a food diary - To keep track of what you are eating. At the same time, it is a helpful tool for documenting the time frames when you are noticing more hair loss than usual. Due to the hair growth cycle, Hair loss might happen about three months after the stressful event. How to reduce hair loss by Reducing Diet Drinks The best thing to do is limit or stop drinking diet shakes, fizzy drinks and when you’re having a hot drink, avoid adding sweeteners, perhaps switch for honey or just go sugar-free. This is likely to be an effect in those who are genetically predisposed to pattern baldness (androgenic alopecia). Don’t forget that there are lots of causes of hair loss including Stress Genetics Medication A number of Illnesses So it’s important to be open to the possibility of many different factors contributing to your condition, rather than just one. I also wanted to quickly mention food additives - and their potential links to hair loss. Food Additives Researchers have found a link between Food additives and hair loss and it doesn’t matter if they’re natural additives or chemical additives like sulphites or ammonia. Cochineal extract or carmine dye – a colour additive extracted from dried bugs
and commonly used in fruit drinks, sweets, yoghurt and other foods – is thought to bring about hair loss along with a number of allergic reactions.
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