The controversy concerning the presence of aspartame in many foods and sodas LABELING “light” is experiencing a real turnaround.
Contrary to what is believed for several years, this sweetener accused of being carcinogenic in particular would not actually dangerous to your health.
This new finding follows a study released Tuesday by the European Food Safety Authority, which explains that ” aspartame does not cause damage to the brain and the nervous system “and that it” does not affect the behavior or cognitive functioning in children and adults.
A result far from the dangers that the medical profession so far attributed to the consumption of the product.
Not dangerous, but only small doseMais attention not provided a reason for the use of high dose.
Equivalent to several liters of diet soda for a person weighing fifty pounds.
Distrust among usagersDu consumer side as the scientific community, the result of this study, however, skeptical.
Since several years, the medical profession again that aspartame can cause cancer, increase the risk of stroke and is particularly harmful to pregnant women, therefore difficult to change their opinion.
Only the food industry should welcome with joy the good news that they will not have to face the suspicion products containing aspartame nor to find derivatives considered less dangerous but more expensive..
Before any official action, the results of the study should beings assessed by the European Union and the Member States, who will judge if permitted daily intake of aspartame is correct, or whether it should be lowered.