Aspartame…an Undeserved Bad Reputation

Much like the maligned insulin, aspartame (or Nutrasweet) has received a barrage of criticism over the past few decades, and it continues to spark controversy.  The question is whether this controversy is deserved, or whether it's manufactured controversy by the media and health alarmists.  This Weightology Weekly Classic series explores aspartame in detail, and present you with the scientific facts (MEMBERS ONLY).

Aspartame...an Undeserved Bad Reputation

Aspartame...an Undeserved Bad Reputation, Part 2

Aspartame...an Undeserved Bad Reputation, Part 3:  The Soffritti Studies

Aspartame...an Undeserved Bad Reputation, Part 4:  The Deception of Anti-Aspartame Groups

Aspartame...an Undeserved Bad Reputation, Part 5:  The Neurological Effects


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ben
3 years ago

Isn’t the criticism on artificial sweeteners like aspartame, that it disrupts the gut bacteria diversity?

For example Dr. Susan Swithers was recently on Dr. Ruscio’s podcast and mentioned how tricking the gut flora with 0-zero calorie sugars eventually causes changes to the biome:

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13793.html
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3829625/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22686435

Microbiome affected
Microbiome affected
3 years ago
Reply to  ben

would like to know the answer to bens question as well

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