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04/11/2013 01:11 pm ET Updated Jun 11, 2013

The Miracle Berry Conspiracy

Check out this video all about the miracle berry and its amazing potential at: https://vimeo.com/10834582

I love a great conspiracy story. Who doesn't? How about one that no one knows about that is 100 percent true?

In 1977 Donald Rumsfeld was the CEO of a company called GD Searle. Searle was responsible for pushing aspartame through the FDA. At the same time a company called Miralin was headed up by a young entrepreneur named Robert Harvey. Robert Harvey was the first person to use Miracle Berries as a means for eliminating sugar without chemicals or dangerous man made substances.

The sweetening industry became somewhat concerned about the threat of this small red berry from west Africa. In Miralin's market studies kids were going crazy over miracle berry Popsicles, diabetics were in love with it and it seemed that the days of refined sugar were numbered.

Searle had strong ties to the FDA and while they were developing aspartame they inserted an FDA commissioner just long enough to push aspartame through and get it approved. At the same time Robert Harvey was turning down offers in the billions. The artificial sweetening industry became very concerned about this impending threat.

Just as Miralin was about to launch, and aspartame was being approved, the Miralin was labeled a "food additive," instead of just food, which is what it was. Basically that's code for forcing the company to undergo years of testing which would eventually bankrupt the company. The FDA commissioner that was inserted just long enough to label miracle berries as a food additive and push aspartame through regulation was accused of allegedly accepting corporate bribes.

True story.

The FDA stated that miracle berries couldn't be used in any form. That is, until now. As awareness is raised and we continue to educate ourselves about healthy organic products, we can open the door to new food possibilities.

Now for some science. Because I love science. Your tongue has a sour and bitter taste receptor. It's how we taste sour and bitter things. The miracle berry has a glycoprotein called miraculin and when the berry is consumed, the glycoprotein latches onto your sour and bitter receptor, preventing you from tasting sour and bitter foods. So when you eat a lemon, it tastes as sweet as lemonade.

The first time I tried it, I was hooked. Think about eliminating sugar with this berry. Social media and viral marketing campaigns will be the difference this time. No one can prevent this message from getting out there. All people have to do is try it. They will love it, and they will spread the word. With the help of miracle berry, we can combat obesity, along with other obesity-related conditions like high blood pressure and heart disease. It's also a great way for cancer patients to be able to taste and enjoy food with less nausea...so truly a win-win across the board.

It's hard to believe, but with the help of the miracle berry, we have created sugar-free desserts that taste and look as good (or even better!) than the real thing. Just keep in mind that with the recipes I have created there is a scant amount of acid present, just enough to sweeten the food. Whether you are trying to lose weight, get healthy or you just want to try some crazy flavor-tripping experiences, come discover miracle berry dishes at iNG Restaurant or simply learn more at: http://mberry.us/