aspartame


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an artificial sweetener made from aspartic acid

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I have repeatedly reported the serious cardiovascular, neuropsychiatric, metabolic, and other adverse effects of aspartame products in my earlier publications.
A three-year study at King's College, London, will investigate whether aspartame - sold as NutraSweet - could lead to increased risk of primary brain tumours.
Before you toss that case of Diet Coke, though, there's one more thing you should know: The aspartame letter is a cybermyth, the electronic age's answer to an urban legend.
The Chief Medical Officer has concluded aspartame is safe.
Following NCW's repeated requests to the FSA and the EFSA [European Food Safety Authority] they are both currently reassessing the safety of aspartame.
Writing in the New York Times he points out that in 1998, a well-organised trial of aspartame showed no side effects or behaviour disturbances - and even in children with attention deficit disorder, a dose of 10 times the norm had no effect.
Sales of traditional diet sodas have been falling over the past few years and according to Seth Kaufman, a senior vice president of PepsiCo, the ingredient aspartame is the number one thing Pepsi customers complain about.
Acesulfame-potassium and aspartame were the most widely used sweeteners in diet soft drinks sold there.
Aspartame and its breakdown products are safe for human consumption at current levels of exposure, EFSA concludes in its first full risk assessment of this sweetener.
Aspartame is a low-calorie, intense artificial sweetener.
Aspartame and its breakdown products are safe for human consumption at current levels of exposure, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which concluded its first full risk assessment of the sweetener.
The EFSA said breakdown products of aspartame, which is used in many foods and soft drinks, are safe for human consumption at current levels of exposure, the BBC reported.
Numerous scientific studies point to toxic effects of aspartame, including cancer, digestive issues and memory impairment.
Aspartame is a non-sugar sweetener used in food and beverages.