Is Aspartame safe?

Aspartame. Is it friend or foe?

Aspartame is a chemically-derived product comprising methyl ester from dipeptide of amino acids L-aspartic acid and L-phenylalanine. Under either acidic or alkaline conditions, aspartame can yield methanol through hydrolysis.

Yikes!

This sounds so scientific and technical! It’s scary to think we put that stuff in our bodies.

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