NutraSweet® means you don't have to sacrifice sweet taste to achieve a balanced diet because aspartame makes foods and beverages sweet without sugar or calories.
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Is aspartame safe?
Yes, aspartame's safety has been documented in more than 100 objective scientific studies.
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What is aspartame?
Aspartame, commonly known as NutraSweet® brand sweetener, is a nutritive sweetener that provides the sweet taste of sugar at a fraction of the calories. Aspartame is made up of components found naturally in common foods.
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Taking steps to assure appropriate calorie intake is important for so many people.
More than 200 scientific studies have been conducted over the span of about 30 years with laboratory animals and a cross-section of men, women and children.
The American Diabetes Association has stated that aspartame is acceptable as a sugar substitute for diabetics.
Consumers can easily enjoy products sweetened with aspartame as part of a healthful diet.
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