Neurophysiological symptoms and aspartame: What is the connection?

@article{Choudhary2018NeurophysiologicalSA,
  title={Neurophysiological symptoms and aspartame: What is the connection?},
  author={Arbind Kumar Choudhary and Yeong Yeh Lee},
  journal={Nutritional Neuroscience},
  year={2018},
  volume={21},
  pages={306 - 316}
}
  • Arbind Kumar Choudhary, Yeong Yeh Lee
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nutritional Neuroscience
  • Aspartame (α-aspartyl-l-phenylalanine-o-methyl ester), an artificial sweetener, has been linked to behavioral and cognitive problems. Possible neurophysiological symptoms include learning problems, headache, seizure, migraines, irritable moods, anxiety, depression, and insomnia. The consumption of aspartame, unlike dietary protein, can elevate the levels of phenylalanine and aspartic acid in the brain. These compounds can inhibit the synthesis and release of neurotransmitters, dopamine… CONTINUE READING

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