Nutrasweet


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An artificial sweetener that is a dipeptide ester of aspartic acid and phenylalanine, which was discovered in 1965 and approved by the FDA in 1983; it may be safer than saccharin except in patients with phenylketonuria
Adverse reactions Rare, with large amounts—mild depression, headaches, insomnia, loss of motor control, nausea, seizures, and possibly brain cancer

Nutrasweet

Aspartame, see there.
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Petray said the impetus behind the development of Natural NutraSweet with Stevia was to explore a range of sweeteners in an effort to broaden consumer choice.
The company also plans to introduce low-calorie NutraSweet with Real Cane Sugar, packed in yellow packets, and featuring only four calories per packet.
Much of the criticism focuses on the FDA, going so far, in one instance, as to call the agency a subsidiary of Monsanto, the former owner of NutraSweet.
A statement from NutraSweet AG said: "There is already an overwhelming amount of scientific evidence which confirms the safety of aspartame but scaremongerers have continued to claim that aspartame is linked to brain tumours.
NutraSweet is 200 times sweeter than sugar and is used in many low-calorie drinks.
Jean Smith is convinced that Nutrasweet ruined her daughter Rebecca's health.
Geha wrote me: "The costs of the study were in part defrayed by NutraSweet.
In addition to Simplesse, introduced by the NutraSweet Company in 1990, natural fat substitutes include xanthan gum, guar gum, carrageenan, and Litesse.
Just as NutraSweet helped to popularize many types of light foods calling for sweetness without sugar, marketers are banking on the idea that a healthy fat substitute will do the same thing for products like ice cream, mayonnaise, cheese, and even butter.
He was subsequently chosen to join the Monsanto Operating Council and led the integration of the NutraSweet Company with Kelco, forming an $800 million food and industrial ingredient firm, which became one of the largest industrial biotechnology companies, the NutraSweet Kelco Company.
The sugar substitute aspartame, known as NutraSweet, Equal and Spoonful, accounts for 75 percent of adverse reactions to food additives reported to the FDA.
maker of the artificial sweeteners Equal and NutraSweet, which compete with Splenda, alleges that the product's marketing slogan, "made from sugar, so it tastes like sugar," has mislead consumers into thinking the artificial sweetener was natural.