> As someone who suffers badly from migraines, I assumed for quite a while
> that whenever I tried to lose some weight, and suffered badly, that it was
> simply that I wasn't eating enough. Missing meals is one of my definate
> triggers. However, I have since discovered that it is aspartame that
> triggers these. The majority of low-fat yogurts use it. Apparently it
> alters the pattern of brainwaves. I have since stopped using it, not only
> for myself but also for my children, and this means avoiding all the low
> sugar drinks that are better for their teeth.
Well, you could consider trying water, milk, soymilk, unsweetened fruit
I'm lucky my kids hate anything carbonated. I get some strange looks at the
Subway sometimes when we pass on the fountain drinks ...
Be well, Hadass (who also avoids aspartame)