aspartame aspartame  /ˈæ spər ˌteɪm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an artificial sweetener made from aspartic acid; used as a calorie-free sweetener

Usage(s):

  1. Coke's aspartame generation Sweet-toothed but calorie-conscious Americans constitute a mammoth market for soft drinks, but there have been problems among the profits.
  2. Aspartame contains phenylalanine and will carry a warning on the label.
  3. It contains a number of additives I consider unhealthy, including aspartame and dyes.

News

  • Do Any of These Hippie Deodorants Work?

    I am not known for my noncarcinogenic lifestyle. I prefer aspartame to agave, reheat takeout pad Thai in its original plastic container, and think most wines pair best with a cigarette. So my newfound opposition to aluminum-based antiperspirant has nothing to do with conflicting reports that it causes breast cancer ... More »        
    on July 18, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

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Quotes

  1. "Because aspartame is so widely consumed, it is urgent that the FDA evaluate whether aspartame still poses a 'reasonable certainty of no harm,' the standard used for gauging the safety of food additives," said CSPI executive director Michael...
    on Jun 26, 2007 By: Michael Jacobson Source: FoodNavigator.com

  2. "Like Ms McCormack, many consumers have no idea that aspartame is a controversial additive, or that it has been linked to a significant number of side-effects, especially if it is frequently consumed in large quantities. Aspartame, once ingested,...
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Sue Kedgley Source: Scoop.co.nz (press release)

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