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More than sugar!!: Sugar is grandfathered in & if it (fructose) had to go through the same trials aspartame, it would likely have never been approved. On the other hand it is does not commonly occur in nature. Yet simple sugars are also rare in nature, in any concentrated form. Sugar is claimed to be healthy because extracted from stuff grown to satisfy human sugar fix, a cheap way to sell processed foods! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Are you getting your medical information from friends or the internet? If so, stop listening to or reading those sources of misinformation and blatant lies? Do you really think that something like aspartame would still be on the market if that were true. You're too old to fall for that stuff! do you still believe in the tooth fairy? ...Read more
Who cares?: Hydrocut products are as worthless as all the other supplements out there. Aspartame (if it's in there) may be the safest ingredient. Why knows what's in there and what harm it could do to you. One thing is certain, it won't help you with any medical problem or weight loss. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
No: Some will accelerate the GI tract motility causing diarrhea, but most sugar-alcohols are great diabetic substitute sweetener. They are less sweet than sugar, and artificial sweeteners are much sweeter. They do stimulate insulin, but less than glucose. Aspartmae is an artifical sweetener. ...Read more
MANY DANGERS: Aspartame & other artificial sweeteners are toxic, should not have been approved &are very hazardous.They have many side effects & cause obesity!see http://www.Sweetpoison.Com/ & http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2009/10/13/artificial-sweeteners-more-dangerous-than-you-ever-imagined.Aspx & http://www.Eruptingmind.Com/the-dangers-of-artificial-sweeteners i never eat these chemicals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Aspartame causes what is known as excitotoxicity in brain and nevous system. Don't use it! ...Read more
No there hasn't: As far as I know. This would require a double blinded prospective study of significant # of men, 1/2 who consumed aspartane on regular basis & 1/2 who don't. Can see no reason why phimosis could be caused by aspartane. Would seriously question anyone who has made such claims. Unfortunately, there are all too many false assertions made about such occurrences i.e. from vaccines. Always question! ...Read more
Is aspartame bad for you? the sparkling water I like contains it, but I heard it causes cancer. Any truth??
Nothing after 20 yrs: Since the 1990's, there has been a scare campaign against aspartame as causing everything -- familiar cancers, multiple sclerosis, lupus, brain tumors, chronic fatigue. A few people are clearly allergic. But the science is fabricated, the real authors have eluded identification and the scientific attributions have been fake. My doctor friends are mostly still drinking it. ...Read more
What can I do if my husband is diabetic and drinks sugar free koolaid with aspartame could this raise his sugar levels?
I want to cut down on sugary soda and sweet tea. I love crystal light drinks, but they contain aspartame and artificial flavors. still good to drink?
Sugary soda vs light: NO. Neither of them are healthy. So I recommend water, ice tea, lemonade-home made. etc. ...Read more