The aspartame controversy

By Jennifer Bowden In Nutrition

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20th October, 2012
Question: An item on the television show What’s Really in our Food? reported the arti¬ficial sweetener aspartame has been shown to be safe. However, there is much independent research which shows harm from consuming aspartame. I think it should be banned. Answer: Aspartame is one of the most thoroughly tested food additives in history. A truckload of safety reviews conducted by government authorities all over the world have all concluded that aspartame, sold here under the NutraSweet and Equal brands, is safe for human consumption. Yet the calls ...

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