Does Aspartame Cause Cancer?
How should we parse the conflicting human data on aspartame (Nutrasweet) intake and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, multiple myeloma, leukemia, and pancreatic cancer?
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What about the noncancer effects on the brain? See my video Aspartame and the Brain(http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/Aspartame-and-the-
What about Splenda? Got a video on that too: Effect of Sucralose (Splenda) on the Microbiome (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/effect-of-sucralos
Is there any nontoxic low calorie sweetener? Erythritol is probably the best candidate: Erythritol May Be a Sweet Antioxidant (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/erythritol-may-be- though we should probably get away from intense sweeteners, artificial or not. See, for example, Unsweetening the Diet (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/unsweetening-the-d
More the potential adverse effects of drinking diet soda in Does Diet Soda Increase Stroke Risk as Much as Regular Soda? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/does-diet-soda-inc
How about this for a calorie reduction strategy instead: Eating More to Weigh Less (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/eating-more-to-wei
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