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Is aspartame bad for you?

Is aspartame bad for you?

I've concluded No: Science is the most cutthroat of all human activities, and the scientist who could demonstrate a convincing risk of harm from aspartame -- not just a junk study in which ridiculous amounts are given to some rats -- would have his career made. It hasn't happened, and the chemistry in the internet scares wouldn't pass the approval of a high school chemistry teacher. ...Read more

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Is aspartame bad for you? What has it been linked too?

Yes: Artificial sweetners are not good for you. Why is it neccessary to sweeten any thing. Consuming sweeteners is definitely associated with abdominal obesity .It upregulates your sweet taste. Eat and drink natural. ...Read more

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Is aspartame really bad for you? Just wanna have a basic understanding. Should i stop drinking things that have it?

Is aspartame really bad for you? Just wanna have a basic understanding. Should i stop drinking things that have it?

Probably in large: Amounts, it is not the best for you. There is little evidence of harm if you use a teaspoon in your coffee, but large amounts of diet sodas and use of very large amounts in baking may be a problem. There is some evidence that the body reacts to it like it does to real sugar, and we produce too much Insulin and glucagon and this can cause metabolic problems. I would keep it to a minimum. ...Read more

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What to do if i keep reading online that diet drinks with aspartame are really bad for you. Is it true?

What to do if i keep reading online that diet drinks with aspartame are really bad for you. Is it true?

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

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Help please! is aspartame really as bad as people say?

Help please! is aspartame really as bad as people say?

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

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Is using aspartame bad for your teeth?

Is using aspartame bad for your teeth?

No : No aspartame is an artificial sugar substitute. Because of this it is actually better for your teeth as the bacteria that cause cavities use sugar as their food source. If they dont get that sugar than they do not have a food source and you are less likely to get cavities. ...Read more

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Do you recommend diet coke (in moderation), or just not at all? If its so bad, one would think aspartame would be banned.

Do you recommend diet coke (in moderation), or just not at all? If its so bad, one would think aspartame would be banned.

Your preference: All the sweeteners are about the same. Depends upon your preference as to taste. Some cannot be used in baking. None have any known bad side effects unless you have a rare genetic disease pku and take aspartame. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink fresca when pregnant? It has aspartame in it.

Is it bad to drink fresca when pregnant? It has aspartame in it.

Definitely!!: Aspartame causes a phenenon in the brain called excitotoxicity which is related to energy metabolism. Pregnancy demands a pristine diet, not only for mom but the baby that receives everything from her. ...Read more