DATE: CATEGORY: Nutrition in the News

Aspartame: Sweet Dangers

By Jodi Friedlander, N.C. and Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. Aspartame, accidentally discovered by a researcher working on a stomach ulcer remedy in 1965, has been in use in the United States since the 1980s and is currently one of the most widely used artificial sweeteners in the world. Aspartame is a dipeptide (two bonded amino acids) and … Read More

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