Revisiting the safety of aspartame

@article{Choudhary2017RevisitingTS,
  title={Revisiting the safety of aspartame},
  author={Arbind Kumar Choudhary and Etheresia Pretorius},
  journal={Nutrition Reviews},
  year={2017},
  volume={75},
  pages={718–730}
}
  • Arbind Kumar Choudhary, Etheresia Pretorius
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Nutrition Reviews
  • Aspartame is a synthetic dipeptide artificial sweetener, frequently used in foods, medications, and beverages, notably carbonated and powdered soft drinks. Since 1981, when aspartame was first approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, researchers have debated both its recommended safe dosage (40 mg/kg/d) and its general safety to organ systems. This review examines papers published between 2000 and 2016 on both the safe dosage and higher-than-recommended dosages and presents a concise… CONTINUE READING

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