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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Zero-calorie NutraSweet New Pink has the richer, sweeter taste to which many people have grown accustomed from the familiar "pink" packaged sweetener, but without the saccharin.
NutraSweet Co.'s new sweetener, neotame, was approved by FDA in 2002, and is some 7,000 to 13,000 times as sweet as sucrose.
Their planned expose goes awry when Shane reaches for some NutraSweet and seduces Anne by mistake.
The United States continues to use the chemical name, and xylitol companies have yet to give it an also-known-as handle as they have for aspartame (Nutrasweet).
Executive suite: At Morris Communications of Augusta, Ga., Jonathan Payne has been named director of technical operations; previously he had been the director of information technology at Nutrasweet. ...
In 1997, he retired as president and chief executive officer of the Nutrasweet Kelco Co.
(Henderson is the startup's research director.) Both founders have extensive backgrounds in biotech; Henderson is a molecular biologist and CU-Boulder research associate, and Orndorff is a 25-year industry veteran, with stints at NutraSweet and Coors Biotech on his resume.
Specifically, the Solae name itself represents the industry's most ambitious attempt so far to create a consumer brand around a protein additive, in the same way artificial sweetener producers have used Equal and Nutrasweet.
Aspartame (Nutrasweet) has been studied with unusual thoroughness.
Admitting that he is `younger than sugar,' but stands `older than NutraSweet,' Hayes slaps us with insight as he calls Mr.
Informacion abundante y reciente recibida por Internet (8) implican al aspartame (comercializado como nutrasweet, equal, spoonful, natraste, sabro, canderel, measure, benevia, aspartato, acido aspartico, glutamato, acido glutamico, glutamato monosodico, utilizado en comidas chinas, y la fenilalanina entre otros) las implican como sustancias toxicas para el cerebro y para el sistema nervioso periferico.