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What is the controversy around aspartame?

Jacob Teitelbaum
Integrative Medicine
It’s surprising that aspartame ever received FDA approval for use. Although it is likely okay in moderation for most people, some individuals experience severe reactions to it. The toxicity is an area of controversy, but symptoms that have been blamed on aspartame include seizures, headaches, memory loss, nausea, dizziness, confusion, depression, irritability, anxiety attacks, personality changes, heart palpitations, chest pains, skin diseases, loss of blood sugar control, and more. You may not realize aspartame is causing the reaction until you stop using it for seven to ten days and then retry it.
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