Low Calorie Sweetener Aspartame: Top 5 Myths Debunked
Is Aspartame safe? Science says yes. Whether used in diet soda or your favorite sweet, Aspartame is safe and FDA approved. Popular myths such as Aspartame causes headaches, diabetes, weight gain, blindness and cancer, have all been debunked in this video… Continue reading
How do you pick a low-calorie sweetener?
Flavor and taste are important to consumers in deciding which low calorie sweetener to choose. Aspartame used in chewing gum keeps the sweet taste longer than sugar… Continue reading
The Taste of Aspartame
While some don’t favor sugar substitutes, others like the taste of aspartame, saying it doesn’t have a bad aftertaste… Continue reading
What is your impression of aspartame?
Consumers felt aspartame is a good source to replace sugar, especially with the approval in many countries… Continue reading
Save 150 Calories with Aspartame
Aspartame sweetened soft drinks can save 150 calories in a 12 ounce drink… Continue reading
Would you be willing to try aspartame?
When asked, consumers tried aspartame and said it tasted like sugar, was light, and had no aftertaste… Continue reading
Would you consider using a sugar substitute, like aspartame?
Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) more than 30 years ago, aspartame is something consumers would try in order to cut back on calorie count… Continue reading
What steps do you take in your daily routine to stay healthy?
To improve their nutrition and health, some consumers said they eat smaller portions, drink a lot of water, eat healthy, and balance what they eat… Continue reading
What did you learn about aspartame?
Consumers said aspartame can help with lowering calories, is safer that what people say, and that it tastes like sugar, giving sweetness with no calories… Continue reading
The Blue Packet is Aspartame
Consumers try low calorie sweetener in the blue packet known as aspartame, and like it!… Continue reading
Have you heard of aspartame?
The sugar substitute in the blue packet is preferred by some consumers, while is lesser known by others… Continue reading
Do you use low or no calorie sugar substitutes?
Taste is important. Some consumers feel they should be watching their calories, but don’t… Continue reading
Do you like ice cream or yogurts or puddings?
Aspartame is used as a sugar substitute in ice cream and yogurt. Several consumers said they use sugar free or low sugar ice cream… Continue reading
Do you have any family or friends who might be overweight or diabetic?
In the United States, 29 million people have diabetes. Consumers were asked how the disease changed the diet of diabetics they knew. Stories were told of how relatives used sugar free foods and beverages to help manage their blood sugar… Continue reading
Can aspartame help people lose weight?
Yes. Studies have shown that foods and beverages sweetened with aspartame can be an effective “tool” as part of a weight management program. Aspartame, however, is not a drug and does not stimulate weight loss. It does help make possible good tasting low- or reduced-calorie foods and beverages for those who wish to control or … Continue reading
How aspartame products fit into healthy eating
Health experts agree that eating well and being physically active are keys to a healthful lifestyle. To help people achieve a more healthful lifestyle, the U.S. government provides “Dietary Guidelines for Americans,” which encourages consumers to “Choose and prepare foods and beverages with little added sugars or caloric sweeteners.” The World Health Organization also recommends … Continue reading
Robyn Flipse, RD: Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain
Robyn Flipse, registered dietitian and author of “The Wedding Dress Diet” and “Fighting the Freshman Fifteen,” shares simple tips to avoid gaining weight during the stressful holiday season… Continue reading
“Ask an Expert” | Aspartame
You asked, and we answered. RD Robyn Flipse answers a few of the questions submitted to The Skinny on Low Cal’s “Ask an Expert”. 0:36 – Why are some food and beverage companies removing aspartame from their products? Does this mean it’s not safe? 1:30 – What is the best sugar substitute for people who … Continue reading
Sweets! Sweets! We All Get That Craving Every Now and Then!
Do you have a sweet tooth? Beth Hubrich, RD explains in this video that quite a few people think that aspartame causes a sweet tooth but in reality, it doesn’t. Studies even show that breast milk has a tendency to be sweet. People just like the taste of sweetness… Continue reading
Aspartame Can Help You Stick to Your Diet!
Aspartame helps with many aspects of your weight loss journey that you may not realize. It can help reduce calories in your food and beverages and also helps people trying to control their short and long term blood sugar levels. Aspartame can sweeten food and beverages without the additional calories in your diet. It allows … Continue reading