Aspartame is a sugar alternative, used in place of sugar in many foods and drinks to provide people with a reduced, low or no sugar and calorie option. We use aspartame in some of our products because we know that many people want the choice of great tasting beverages with less sugar and fewer calories. Science and health professional organizations have affirmed sugar substitutes, like aspartame, are safe. So have food safety authorities, like the U. However, if you have the rare hereditary disorder phenylketonuria PKU, you should strictly limit your intake of phenylalanine. This is a common amino acid found in aspartame. If we use aspartame, we say on our bottles and cans that there is phenylalanine so please check closely. We use aspartame in some of our products, including [Diet Coke and Coke Zero], because we know that many people want the choice of great tasting beverages with less sugar and fewer calories.
That’s thanks to the Gum Acacia in the candy, a natural emulsifier, which is also in this soda. So you get all of the pop, with none of the calories—and each flavor is sweetened not with aspartame, but with fruit juice or spice. No more at this house! The U.
No question! A personal trainer, run coach, group fitness instructor and master yoga teacher, she also holds certifications in holistic and fitness nutrition. FartyPants on June 1, at pm. Polly Rivera on March 21, at pm. I will be finding something else to drink. Diet Coke with Splenda has now been discontinued and so has Coca-cola Life made with cane sugar and stevia. One of the first places you can look is the ingredients list next to the Nutrition Facts label. Tia on August 21, at am.
Views Read Edit View history. Paul on September 12, at am. I almost bought some when my daughter noticed on the labeling that aspartame was once again present. Jnce on April 10, at am. Call now! In Pennsylvania, it can be found at any Sheetz gas station, for instance, but only in 20 oz bottles. Janie on August 7, at am.