Aspartame and Cancer: A Toxicologist’s Take

July 14, 2023


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5-15 mins
Aspartame And Cancer A Toxicologists Take
Presented by Michigan News

Aspartame, the sweetener used in Diet Coke and other products, has been consistently believed to have a link to cancer. The hope of a concise answer was lost as the World Health Organization decided to label the sweetener as possibly carcinogenic yet safe for daily consumption. Jackie Goodrich is a toxicologist and research associate professor of environmental health sciences at U-M’s School of Public Health. For this expert Q&A, she answers questions related to what exactly is aspartame and what consumers should take away from the decision.

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