aspartame : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an artificial sweetener made from aspartic acid; used as a calorie-free sweetener
- 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.
- Aspartame contains phenylalanine and will carry a warning on the label.
- Products with aspartame (NutraSweet) have always been labeled dangerous for people with phenylketonuria, a relatively rare condition.
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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 »
July 18, 2013 - New York Magazine
- Michael Jacobson in FoodNavigator.com
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...
- Barack Obama in Wall Street Journal (blog)
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,... Sue Kedgley http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sue_Kedgley&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHRsxJMSFX1UgQo-luHGYYOrzFF9w Scoop.co.nz (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0706/S00418.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHyZN56fLgS4fPZQgGEHXu354J43w Jun 20, 2007
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