Unfortunately due to poor marketing efforts, this version of Diet Coke is not widely distributed. Admin on January 30, at pm. Between and , the FDA mandated that saccharin-containing products carry a label warning consumers about the risk of cancer, due largely to the development of bladder tumors in saccharin-consuming rate. I will have to find a new drink! We started enjoying it way back around The low-calorie sugar alternative, made by joining two amino acids with an alcohol, is times sweeter than sugar—and the subject of controversy.
I stayed up all night and did research after research the Shingles. I just noticed the change back to aspartame and the only reason I drank Diet Pepsi is because it was aspartame free. And then we have to have the Coke people order it when the local supermarket has sales on Coke. Jeanne on September 23, at pm.
Aspartame, one of the most common artificial sweeteners found in diet drinks, has been accused of a long list of side effects. Headaches, abdominal pain, fatigue and change in heart rate are some of the reactions associated with consuming aspartame. There are some diet drinks that contain alternative sweeteners, so you can still enjoy a low or calorie free soda if you’re trying to avoid aspartame. Diet Rite is made with a blend of sucralose brand name Splenda and Acesulfame potassium. It was the first manufacturer to produce soda drinks without aspartame or saccharin. Diet Rite soda is also made without sodium, which is important to people watching their sodium intake.
So much better to use natural sweeteners instead of chemicals that can cause so many problems in the body. In Pennsylvania, it can be found at any Sheetz gas station, for instance, but only in 20 oz bottles. Personally if any difference at all I could not tell. Allowing your mouth to fully appreciate the flavor of plain coffee might just be the best thing that’s ever happened! Misty Ramsey on October 24, at pm. But if you have a rare hereditary disorder known as phenylketonuria PKU, you need to limit your intake of phenylalanine, found in aspartame.