Questions tagged [aspartame]

Aspartame is an artificial, non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages.

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Does the artificial sweetener aspartame cause cancer?

I've often heard that the artificial sweetener aspartame causes cancer. Is it true?
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Does aspartame “eat” holes in your cellular membranes

My well-meaning mom keeps sending me stuff like this: Aspartame has been found to “eat” tiny holes in our cellular membrane. When this happens, things like Multiple Sclerosis (MS), cancer, mood ...
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Is aspartame a mind control drug?

In casual conversation about a popular fizzy soft drink, one of my colleagues said "You do know aspartame is a mind control drug, right?" So I searched for "aspartame mind control drug" and found ...
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Is aspartame dangerous? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the artificial sweetener aspartame cause cancer? According to WhileScienceSleeps: The methanol contained in the diet soda produced in many countries of the world ...