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Does phenylalanine cause cancer?

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Dr. John Edmison
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Phenylalanine is an essential Amino Acid required for healthy protein metabolism.

In brief: No

Phenylalanine is an essential Amino Acid required for healthy protein metabolism.
Dr. John Edmison
Dr. John Edmison
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Likely low risk

This is a common artificial sweetener. The data is controversial.
In animal models, you can observe a slightly higher cancer risk if you feed huge amounts of this chemical to rodents. How that translates to humans who ingest smaller amounts over the course of years is not totally known. As with everything, try to moderate your intake.

In brief: Likely low risk

This is a common artificial sweetener. The data is controversial.
In animal models, you can observe a slightly higher cancer risk if you feed huge amounts of this chemical to rodents. How that translates to humans who ingest smaller amounts over the course of years is not totally known. As with everything, try to moderate your intake.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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