Artificial Sweetener Linked To Increased Anxiety

  • Aspartame is used as an ingredient in over 5,000 diet foods and beverages.
  • Mice exposed to aspartame exhibited anxious behavior. Notably, the anxious effects of aspartame on tested rodents extended up to two generations from the original males exposed to the sweetener.
  • Upon ingestion, aspartame becomes aspartic acid, phenylalanine, and methanol. All three of those substances are known to have potent effects on the central nervous system.
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