Aspartame: Basic Information for Toxicologists
Background: Aspartame is one of the most widely used artificial sweeteners in over 90 countries worldwide in over 6000 products, including carbonated and powdered soft drinks, hot chocolate, chewing gum, candy, desserts, yogurt, and tabletop sweeteners, as well as some pharmaceutical products like vitamins and sugar-free cough drops. Aspartame has been shown to induce oxidative stress and lipid peroxidation; most ... Read more