I Don't Drink Anything That Contains Aspartame

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    Better Safe Than Sorry

    The internet is full of information about studies which show the serious health risks associated with aspartame. Of course these are hotly disputed by the industry that uses this chemical, but I'm a great believer in the worst possible scenario. So rather than go blind and then...
    cyberkitty cyberkitty
    6 Responses Apr 4, 2009

    After Gag

    Artificial sweeteners are generally pretty gross. Aspartame is something I can taste instantly in drinks and foods. Sucralose is also something I avoid. These two fake sweeteners turn my stomach and it may be for good reason. I've heard that tests and studies have shown aspartame...
    ACuriousStudent ACuriousStudent
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 14, 2012

    Nor Saccharin, Acesulfame-k Or Sucralose- But Hard To Avoid Altogether.

    None of them contain any beneficial nutrients and all have serious questions over their side effects. I don't drink much in the way of sodas or squashes, and stick to the ones that only contain sugar (you have to check the label as even some 'regular' versions contain artificial...
    susanjay55 susanjay55
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 12, 2011

    And This Is Why.

    I was at the store a few days ago, and I saw some off brand cola called Zero, so I bought it (it was 99 cents for a six pack, I couldn't resist). I didn't think much about the ingredients until I was at home, on my second can. I read the ingredient list, and what do ya know...
    Infinite9 Infinite9
    70+, F
    Jun 22, 2011

    Aspartame, Insane, Yet Again

    Aspartame, Insane, Yet Again And in the 90’s the FDA Said it couldn’t be consumed Yet it gets into you They found the tests flawed Drinkers not having a ball Increased chance of cancers Leads to more last dancers With the information available And lots of other tales Of bad...
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 23, 2012

    Me Neither

    I hate anything artificial, they don't taste good, and there is no proof that they are healthier than sugar!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 4, 2009


    Anytime I eat or drink anything with aspartame I feel ill.  Just like msg my stomache cannot tolerate either of them
    tatteredwings tatteredwings
    1 Response May 13, 2009
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