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Is aspartame bad for you?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine

In brief: Aspartame

Some studies have shown increased risk of cancer in rats.

In brief: Aspartame

Some studies have shown increased risk of cancer in rats.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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