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Is Aspartame Dangerous?

Q: I received an e-mail recently that has been circulating around the Internet since 1995. It concerns the sweetener aspartame. Is this sweetener dangerous to use?

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Sweet News: Doctors Say Sugar Intake Is OK for Type 2s

Including sugar in the diet plan for a person with type 2 diabetes may be beneficial, according to a recent study conducted by researchers in Canada.

Comments 0 comments - May 1, 2001 - Not Yet Rated

Sugar-Free Ain’t What It Used to Be:

If you have been disappointed by the taste of sugar-free candies and cookies in past years, try them again. Some newer products taste so good that they are marketed to anyone who is willing to eat a little healthier, as long as this doesn’t mean having to give up foods they enjoy. Many packages don’t even mention diabetes benefits.

Comments 0 comments - Aug 1, 2000 - Not Yet Rated

Sweet Rewards for People with Diabetes

Health Care Products of Amityville, New York, announced the availability of DiabetiSweet "Measure for Measure," the first-ever bulk sweetener that completely replaces sugar in baking and cooking.

Comments 0 comments - Jun 1, 2000 - Not Yet Rated

Splenda Spreads its Wings

Artificial sweetener Splenda is gradually making its way to many sugar-free products on the market. Tropicana Twister Light drinks are the latest to sweeten with Splenda.

Comments 0 comments - Nov 1, 1999 - Not Yet Rated

Dueling Studies: For Every Study Saying Aspartame is Harmful, Another Says it is Not

For every study saying aspartame is harmful, another says it is not. Hundreds of studies throughout the world have been performed with aspartame. Here's just a tiny sample of contradictory studies, with a summary of their conclusions.

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Sugar’s Sweet Stand-Ins

Just when you thought you had artificial sweeteners all figured out and had settled on a particular brand, the sweetener scene is changing again.

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Fructose: Friend Or Foe?

In the last 20 years there has been a change in the kind of sugar food manufacturers use to sweeten their products. In the past, sucrose was king. Today, fructose, in the form of high fructose syrup (HFS), is much more common. This is touted as good news for people with diabetes, but is it?

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Patent Watch

Pancreas Implant

Comments 0 comments - Jul 1, 1995 - Not Yet Rated

Nutrasweet And Depression

In a study conducted at the Northeastern Ohio University Medical College, the effect of aspartame (Nutrasweet) on patients with a history of depression was measured.

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