June 22nd, 2013

slightly-sane, darrow, sane, avon, paul-darrow

"How safe is Splenda? Watchdog group urges caution in wake of new research"

"Aside from the link between sucralose and cancer, another recent study published in April suggests it also causes spikes in blood sugar or increased insulin levels, which could have implications for diabetics."

How safe is Splenda? Watchdog group urges caution in wake of new research | Shine On - Shine from Yahoo! Canada

I am glad that I gave up artificial sweeteners of all kinds years ago. Many of them also cross the blood-brain barrier of the brain and so I want none of their potential for harm in the brain.

LiveJournal/Twitter fails for natdaylog roughly daily

Copy of the email that I get at least once per day on my natdaylog account:

From: lj_notify@livejournal.com
Subject: Your Twitter Connect account has been disabled

Dear natdaylog,

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This problem most commonly occurs when you have changed your password on Twitter. If you did not intend to disconnect your Twitteraccount, you can visit http://www.livejournal.com/manage/settings/?cat=extensions to re-enable this feature.

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