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Aspartame Infographic

Aspartame and other no- and low-calorie sweeteners provide a sweet taste and can help people manage calories. Yet, many have questions about sweeteners, especially aspartame and the foods and drinks that contain it. Here's a look at what the science says about this ingredient: THE SKINNY ASPARTAME A SWEET ALTERNATIVE THAT'S A TOOL FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT When substituted for caloric sweeteners, it: Is a good way to reduce calories" WHEN 2 OUT OF 3 AMERICANS are overweight or obese Is an option for diabetics to enjoy sweet tastes with FEWER CARBOHYDRATES34 Can help to support WEIGHT MAINTENANCE and WEIGHT LOSS 5.6 0006,000+ PRODUCTS AROUND THE WORLD USE IT: yogurts, chewing gum, puddings, desserts, drinks, vitamins and toothpastes THE ACCEPTABLE DAILY INTAKE (ADI FOR ASPARTAME IN A TYPICAL ADULT WEIGHING -150 LBS IS 3,400 MG PER DAY To reach the ADI, a 150-lb adult would have to consume: 97 LESS THAN OR 10% Most people consume less than 10 percent of the ADI." 12 oz carbonated soft drinks packets of tabletop sweetener" OR 4 oz cups of gelatin THE SIMPLE SCIENCE BEHIND ASPARTAME Made from common food components. ASPARTAME ITSELF DOES NOT ENTER THE BLOOD STREAM. It is completely digested by the body into components that can be found in other foods. ASPARTAME DOES NOT CAUSE: • Cancer • Increased appetite or food intake6 10 • Tooth decay • Raised blood glucose levels The same ones that occur naturally in: meats, grains, dairy products and ripening fruits. ASPARTAME: ONE OF THE MOST STUDIED INGREDIENTS IN THE WORLD 1965 200+ studies support its safety.2 Discovered in 1965" 1975 1985 - 1995 2005 2010 SPANNING OVER 40 YEARS | 2013 STUDIES SHOW IT'S SAFE FOR213 These organizations all recognize low- & no-calorie sweeteners can SUPPORT weight management when used as a substitute for caloric sweeteners and as part of a balanced diet.!5 Approved by regulatory authorities ACROSS THE WORLD Children People with diabetes FDA" US. Food and Drug Adminstration AFSSA" French Agency for Food Emvirormental and Cocupational Health Safety American Heart Association People trying to JECFAS Joint Expert Commitee HEALTH on Food Addives reduce calories American Diabetes CANADA" Pregnant women EFSA European Food Salety Authorty Association FSANZ" "Aspartame is safe for use by nearly al populatons The only Ronpóon is peopie borm with phenydetonuria (PKL) wfo canot metabalian phenydalanine But dis does not mean aspartame is usan fbrother coumers Food Standards Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Australia New Zedland $200 MILLION ENJOYED BY MILLIONS AROUND THE WORLD OVER people around the world eat and drink products with aspartame." Used in 100+ COUNTRIES around the globe' Learn more about aspartame at This information was compled by The Coca-Cola Company Beverage Institute for Health & Wellness wing refo mostrecent posilions d studies from the respectve organization Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2012 Posiion of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Use of Nutritive and Normutnitive Sweeleners J. Acad Nutr. Diet. 112739-758. http:/ aspx?id=8363 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2013. Obesity and Overweight. Htp:/www.cdcgohchaifastatsoverwf him American Diabetes Association. 2013 Artificial Sweeteners. http:/ Johnston, CA, et al. 2013. The Role af Low-calorie Sweeteners in Diabetes. US Endocrinal. 9(1) htp: Mwww.touchendocrinology comlarticlestole low-calorie sweeteners diabetes "Gardner, C, et al. 2012. Nonnutritive Sweeteners: Current Use and Health Perspectives-A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association. Circulation. 125. http:circ.ahajoumals.orgicontent/126/4509 [The same scientific statement was also publishedin Diabetes Care 2012. 35.1796-1808] "Anderson, G H, et al. 2012. The Use of Low-Calorie Sweeteners by Aduts: Impact on Weight Management. J. Nutr. 142 11635-1169S Calorie Control Council. 2013. Aspartame. ttp:/www.caloriecontrol orgisweeteners-anditelsugar-subettuteslaspartame American Cancer Society. 2011. Aspartame http 'European Food Safety Authority. 2011. FAQ on Aspartame http Mwww.efsa Mattes, RD& Popkin, BM. 2009. Nonnutrtive sweetener consumption in humans effects on appetite and food intake and their putative mechanisms. Am. J. Cin Nutr. 89:1-14. http:/www.ajen.orgegiteprint/891/1 "Aspartame Information Service. 2013. Discovery of Aspartame. http:www.aspartame.infobeneftsidscovery.asp Magnuson, BA, et al. 2007. Aspartame a safety evaluation based on current use levels, regulations, andtoxicological and epidemiological studes. Crt Rev. Toicol. 37.629-727. http:www.ncbinimrih gowpubmed'17828671 " Butchko, H H, et al. 2002 Aspartame Review of Safety. Reg. Toxicol. Phamacal. 35 S1-S93. hmp: www.ncti. nim.nh goupubmed12180494 "U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 2013. CFR Cods of Federal Regulations, Food Additives Parmitted for Direct Adation to Food for Human Consumption: Asparlame. Tile 21, Volume 3. http:/www accessdata da goviscriptslod hicfdocsierCFRICFŘ 804 * JECFA. 1980. Aspartame, Evalustion of Certain Food Additives. Joint FAOWHO Expert Commites on Food Addtives. Technical Report Series 653. World Health Organization, Geneva "European Food International Council. 2013. Aspartame Q&A (EUFIC). hmpwww.eufic.orgpagalen/pageFAQMagidiquestion answeraspartame " Health Canada. 2006. Aspartame. http:/www.ho-sc g.calfn-ansecuritladatisweeten-edulcoriaspartame-eng php *Food Standards Australia New Zealand. 2013. Aspartame http:/www.foodstandards gov.auconsumerladdiiveslaspartamePagesidefaut aspx e 2013

Aspartame Infographic

shared by jacquelyn382 on Nov 28
This was designed to educate consumers and health practitioners about the facts and myths behind aspartame. It is unbranded but lead by the Beverage Institute. This is one of the final versions releas...



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