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Summary of Aspartame

Primary Information, Benefits, Effects, and Important Facts


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Questions and answers regarding Aspartame

Q: Does aspartame cause headaches?

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Q: Do artificial sweeteners spike insulin?

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Q: Does aspartame increase appetite?

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Q: Does diet soda inhibit fat loss?

A: It does not inhibit fat loss at all, and may actually suppress appetite that could help fat loss (although it does not induce fat loss per se either). Diet soda, in regards to body fat, is a carbonated inert beverage

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Q: Is diet soda bad for you?

A: Research suggests that diet soda is unlikely to be detrimental to metabolic health or body composition. Further controlled trial evidence is needed to explore other possible detriments.

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"Aspartame,", published on 17 February 2019, last updated on 17 February 2019,