Category Archives: Aspartame

Aspartame: More Detrimental Mood Changes

Aspartame is a controversial artificial sweetener because studies show it may have detrimental effects. In particular, there is evidence that it can cause detrimental mood changes. Many studies have investigated the negative cognitive effects of aspartame on animals, and these … Continue reading

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Aspartame: Adverse Reactions

Aspartame is an artificial sweetener, used as an alternative to sugar. There is conflicting evidence on the damaging effects of aspartame. Some studies have found no adverse effects for aspartame consumption, whereas others have shown detrimental physiological and behavioural effects. … Continue reading

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Does Aspartame Cause detrimental Mood Changes Including Depression?

Aspartame is an artificial sweetener that is increasingly being added to a greater number of foods. The aspartame molecule is comprised on three main components, the amino acids L-aspartate and L-phenylalanine, as well as methanol. The methanol fraction of the … Continue reading

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Artificial Sweeteners: Always Read The Label

Artificial sweeteners are increasingly being added to food and drinks. In particular, over the last 10 years or so, there has been a gradual increase in the appearance of artificial sweeteners in soft drinks and fruit juices. Artificial sweeteners have … Continue reading

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Aspartame Metabolism

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Sweeteners Sweeteners Everywhere

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Artificial Sweeteners Appearing Everywhere

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Diet Soft Drinks: Do They Cause Weight Loss?

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Water Versus Diet Beverages: Weight Loss Effects

It is widely understood that sugar sweetened soft drinks are a causative factor in weight gain, due to the additional fructose they can supply to the diet. However it is less widely understood that diet beverage may also have detrimental … Continue reading

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Why Is Aspartame Appearing Alongside Sugar?

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