212. In The News: Aspartame’s New Classification as a Possible Carcinogen

Date Aired: August 4, 2023 // Guest: Courtney Bursich

Episode Description:

Join host Courtney Bursich in this captivating mini-episode of the Ancient Health Podcast as she delves into the controversial topic of aspartame. Discover its fascinating history, recommended consumption guidelines, and the recent classification by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a possible carcinogen. Courtney explores the extensive research surrounding aspartame, shedding light on its classification as a toxin and its impact on microbial health. Learn about potential symptoms associated with its consumption and explore healthy sweetener swaps. Uncover the risks of aspartame for pregnancy and children, and gain insights to make informed decisions for your health.

  • History of aspartame
  • Recommended guidelines of limits on aspartame
  • WHO new guidelines on grouping aspartame as a possible carcinogen
  • Research surrounding aspartame
  • Aspartame as a toxin
  • Chemical compounds of aspartame
  • The influence aspartame has on microbes
  • Symptoms associated with aspartame consumption
  • Healthy swaps for sweeteners
  • Risks for consumption in pregnancy and children

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More About The Guest

Courtney Bursich
Courtney Bursich is an AADP Board Certified Health Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner.  She has an obsession with knowing the body and finding the best ways to beat disease and live our best lives. After having her two daughters, she found herself burned out and tired of the modern-day approach to healthcare and the limiting mindset of “diet” culture. 

She began a personal quest to learn and help educate as many people as possible to improve the lives of those around her. In 2017 Courtney started a health coaching business to help individuals discover their best health potential.

The Health Institute

The Health Institute was founded by Dr. Josh Axe to teach the ancient principles of health to the modern world. Our mission is to empower every individual to transform their mind and body through time-tested practices and protocols that have helped people heal for thousands of years.