The photo to the left illustrates a number of different products that are available in the UK that contain the artificial sweetner Aspartame otherwise known as Nutrasweet. This sweetner has been linked to brain tumours.

Here’s a little list of products you may do well to avoid…

(Source: supersweetblog.wordpress.com)

Diet Coca Cola, Coca Cola Zero, Diet Pepsi, Pepsi Max, Diet Irn Bru , Lilt Zero, Sprite Zero, Tango, Tango no added sugar, 7up Free, Lucozade Sport, Schweppes Slimline Drinks, Fanta Zero, Fanta Orange, Dr Pepper Zero, Oasis Summer Fruits Extra Light, Oasis Citrus Punch, Ribena Really light, Robinsons Orange Squash Cordial, Robinson’s No added sugar range, Muller Light Cherry Yoghurt,  Muller Light Blueberry, Muller Light Raspberry, Muller Light Banana and Custard, Danone Activia Cherry, Weight Watchers Fromage Frais, Weight Watchers Toffee and Vanilla, Muller Light Blueberry, Muller Light Raspberry, Muller Light Banana and Custard, Danone Activia Cherry, Weight Watchers Fromage Frais, Weight Watchers Toffee and Vanilla, Wrigleys Airwaves,Wrigleys Orbit, Wrigleys Extra, Chewing Gum Uncle Ben’s Sweet and Sour Light Cooking Sauce, Walkers Sensations Sweet Thai Chilli, Walkers Sensations Lime and Thai Spices, Walkers Prawn Cocktail Crisps, Canderel, Silver Spoon Sweetness and Light, Silver Spoon Light,  Granulated Sugar, Tabletop Sweeteners, Cadburys Highlights or Options Hot Chocolate Drink.

Of course there are many more but we’d be here all day… Here’s a little clip outlining the subject in more detail:

And some further reading on the subject:

www.food.gov.uk

www.thriftyliving.net

www.newmediaexplorer.org

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