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While Science Sleeps

While Science Sleeps [Kindle Edition]

Woodrow C. Monte
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The introduction of aspartame into the food supply of the United States began in the summer of 1981. Since that time, the incidence of Alzheimer’s deaths has increased 100 fold (10,000%). Autism has, with no explanation, increased 25 times (2500%). Autoimmune diseases have reached epidemic proportions, with Lupus (SLE) up 300%, and Multiple Sclerosis, Type II Diabetes and Rheumatoid Arthritis headed out of control. Cancers, the hallmark of formaldehyde exposure, have exploded. Skin cancer has shot up over 400%, liver cancer has tripled, kidney cancer has doubled, and breast cancer is up 50%. The list goes on.....

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4413 KB
  • Print Length: 375 pages
  • Publisher: Amazon (30 Dec 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007127OFY
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
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I was diagnosed with what the 'Scientific Industry' like to call 'MS' or 'Multiple Sclerosis' so, as this book discusses the factors which this very learned individual has come to believe causes the problem, after first discovering it, I just had to have it so I ould use it in my own research.
This book is a fascinating look into the history of aspartame, cigarettes and the illnesses which the author believes passionately have come about because of the introduction of said things into the lives of populations around th world.
It might be a bit too factual and a bit technical for some, but for anyone researching the issues it raises, thi book is a 'must-have'!
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By mrs src
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Dr Monte has written a very interesting book about the dangers of hidden methanol in our diets. It really should be required reading in all school biology classes, or at least university.
How sad that our mainstream scientists appear to have forgotten their scientific obligation to look at all evidence and to search always for a "disproving" of current beliefs. Rather than look for the truth of the effects of aspartame, they appear to want to smother any real debate.
I shall be following Dr Monte's advice - a small drink several times a day. I don't want to live forever, but I would rather be healthy, than suffer from one of the diseases of civilisation.
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5.0 out of 5 stars My daughter died 10 Jan 2012
By Wade - Published on
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This book helps me better understand some of the following. My teenage daughter started drinking diet-colas with aspartame, and soon after she started having seizures. That lead to an eternal stream of medications and their side affects, including blurred erratic speech when to many pills were prescribed. She kept drinking that stuff. I begged her to stop. She moved on to bi-polar depressions and screaming rages. When she was in her 30s, a Harvard professor, who created, told me 'aspartame definitely lowers the threshold for seizures'. More begging. I couldn't get her to quit. Addiction, I guess, like cigarettes and alcohol. She became evermore mentally unstable. Simultaneous care from a neurologist, psychiatrist, and psychologist. She received government financial assistance. Finally I felt guilty at feeling relieved when she died in her late 30s, with no quality of life left. 20 years of suffering. Two car crashes with my grandchildren in the car. Tears. Pain. Death for my daughter. At one time she was so lovely and happy. She gave that drink to her grandson. He started having rages in the classroom and at home. The father, grandmother, and me, the grandfather, took control with constant adult supervision. My wonderful grandchild never had another rage after no more drinking aspartame in the diet-cola. No more car crashes with adult supervision and her not being alone with the children. I so wish as a young parent I had been able to understand what's in this book. I'll never understand why the FDA allows aspartame to be placed in 1,000s of food and beverage products. I could ramble on, like this, in tears, for such a long time... need to go think about something else.
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5.0 out of 5 stars life saving facts -- the life work of an earnest, careful, caring, bold expert 31 Dec 2011
By Mr. Richard T. Murray - Published on
This work is the culmination of a professional lifetime dedicated to elucidating the key biochemical details of methanol (formaldehyde) toxicity, starting with a comprehensive warning review in 1984, with 62 references, by the earnest, careful, bold Woodrow "Woody" C. Monte, retired Prof. of Food Science and Nutrition, Arizona State University.

His work is backed up by 745 free online full text medical research references, so experts can quickly peer review his logic and evidence.

Aspartame is indeed 11% methanol (wood alcohol), which the human body quickly turns into formaldehyde via the ADH1 enzyme, concentrated in many tissues: liver, kidney, brain, retina, skin, muscle, lung, prostate, breast, womb, fetus -- forming cumulative micro lesions, binding to and disabling DNA, RNA, and proteins, and so causing a wide variety of diseases.

Other methanol (formaldehyde) sources include wood and cigarette smoke, some dark wines and liquors, fruits juices vegetables preserved wet in sealed metal glass plastic containers, smoked fermented spoiled foods, and aspartame, as well as a variety of products ranging from medicines to new carpet, drapes, and furniture to mobile homes.

People vary enormously in individual vulnerability.

Google "While Science Sleeps" to reach his website, where you can download for free his 1984 and 2010 reviews, chapter 9 re multiple sclerosis, and the final chapter 12 re birth defects and autism type diseases, with 100 mainstream full text research paper references -- 25 pages.

1. Monte WC. Aspartame; Methanol and the Public Health. Journal of Applied Nutrition 1984;36(1):42-58. 16 pages

586. Monte W. Methanol: A chemical Trojan horse as the root of the inscrutable U. Med Hypotheses 2010;74(3):493-6. 4 pages.

Search Google for other research and news:

Amid health fears, Diet Coke sweetener [aspartame] in safety spotlight, Sean Poulter, UK Daily Mail 2011.05.27, 141 comments:
Rich Murray 2011.05.30

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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars "Governments and Health Autorities MUST wake up" 4 Feb 2012
By Jimmac - Published on
"While Science Sleeps" Even with my own limited knowledge of biology and how the body handles methanol and formaldehyde, I found this book totally believable and exciting reading, it provides a step by step scientific route for anyone serious about tackling the DOC (Diseases of Civilisation). The analogies used - Pulling the pin on the hand grenade, the Doves the Sparrow hawk and the Crazy Hawk, the big friendly Macrophage, these and the illustrations showing the relative size of molecules etc brought the science alive and much easier to follow. - If Prof. Monte's compelling suggestion that formaldehyde alone, delivered into the body from a man made food additive, is to blame for the development of - MS, Alzheimer's, Autism, Lupus, Brain Tumours, cancers and others can be true, this book MUST be taken seriously. - Both the UK Governments and the UK health authorities (excluding the FSA, who cannot be trusted where methanol in our food is concerned) have a DUTY of CARE to all existing and new sufferers of DOC, to investigate all and any science which points to the possibility of a cure. The simple expedient of eliminating methanol from manufactured foods in the human diet must be an attractive, no cost solution for Governments to pursue, even as a precautionary step to a complete ban on manmade sources of methanol in our diets. - Irrespective of the Global scientific opinion, Science is but one tool in the box and must not be allowed to exclude, Observation, Intuition, and Common Sense. - Individual DOC charities and trusts must lobby the government to get Professor Monte's conclusions independently vindicated or refuted. The book is written so that non-scientific readers can understand the concept that a single deadly chemical could be the cause of all the DOC's raging out if control today - please now read the Mr. Wade's comment "My daughter died".
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Information to change lives 2 Mar 2012
By Judith Lund - Published on
Dr Monte has compiled life changing information that a layperson such as myself can understand. Thanks to his diligence in pursuing this study, we have facts that can prevent so many devastating conditions.

I applaud him for persisting despite opposition. Many thanks for facts that have led me to make healthier choices in what I choose to eat.

I wish everyone knew about this!

Thanks Professor Monte!
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An absolutely vital read for health. 23 May 2013
By Linda K - Published on
I love to read something so right and I'm not sure any review of mine can really do this book justice. Please evaluate criticisms when you have actually read it for yourself. There is so much of great worth to absorb. The book's main issue is the very real dangers to human health from methanol in the Western diet, the main sources being the ubiquitous artificial sweetener aspartame, plus smoking and food processing, but thankfully there is clear information here on how to avoid consuming it.
After coming across many references to the book during web searches I bought it out of curiosity. I read it straight through, absolutely riveted. Then because there was so much I wanted to remember and really understand I read it again, this time with pencil in hand, something I'd never done before. I underlined sections, scribbled in borders, commented, put asterisks and exclamation marks all over it...and then I read it again.
I never knew about methanol in the Western diet or of its deadly effects. One of the key revelations in the book is that humans cannot safely metabolise methanol. To any other mammal methanol is a food. To a human it is a deadly poison because our physiology is different, so using animals as models in scientific trials is often misleading.
Professor Monte writes fluently, vividly and compellingly from the heart. This is no dry, brain-numbing academic treatise, but neither does it insult the intelligence. The work is fully supported by over 700 references freely available on Professor Monte's website (but not actually printed in the book). It is a culmination of a lifetime's work and a vital resource for anyone concerned about their health and that of their family.
Read it. You will not regret it.
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