Safety of The Sugar Subsutitute Aspartame

A series of scientific studies in this country and abroad is stirring new concern among some scientists over the safety of aspartame, the immensely popular sugar substitute marketed as NutraSweet.

A group was given aspartame capsules up to the FDA's maximum allowable limit˜50 milligrams per Kilogram of weight˜three times a day for 12 days. Unexpectedly, the researchers began to find "cognitive deficits" in some of the neuropsychological tests then done on the group. Continue reading The Washington Post's Safety of sugar subsutitutes.

Posted on April 21, 2006 in Research, Safety | Link

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