NutraSweet® is what the American Diabetes Association calls a "free food." It makes food taste sweet, has no calories, and doesn't raise blood glucose levels.
Consumers can easily enjoy products sweetened with aspartame as part of a healthful diet. As a sweetener, aspartame can reduce or replace the sugar and calories in foods and beverages while maintaining great taste. Thus, aspartame offers one simple step to help people move closer to achieving a more healthful diet.
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What are aspartame's key benefits?
Aspartame has many benefits. Aspartame can reduce or replace the sugar and calories in foods and beverages while maintaining great taste. Thus, aspartame offers one simple step in helping people move closer to achieving a more healthful diet.
How is aspartame handled by the body?
Aspartame is made from aspartic acid and phenylalanine, as the methyl ester.
What is aspartame?
NutraSweet® is the NutraSweet Company's brand name for the low-calorie sweetener aspartame. It is used to sweeten a variety of foods and beverages and is about 200 times sweeter than sugar.
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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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