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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences
  Year: 2018 | Volume: 21 | Issue: 3 | Page No.: 127-134
DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2018.127.134
 
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Health Implications Associated with Aspartame Consumption: A Substantial Review
Ab Qayoom Naik , Tabassum Zafar and Vinoy K Shrivastava

Abstract:

Aspartame, an artificial sweetening agent belongs to dipeptide chemical category with a very strong sweetening potential. Although research findings in humans and non-human primates have demonstrated numerous negative effects of aspartame (biochemical, histological, neurological, behavioral, genetic etc)., the status of aspartame is still debatable. Present manuscript is a critical review of the substantial research findings related to aspartame intake on different research models. Purpose of this review was to spread the awareness about adverse effect of aspartame intake to outline the occurrence of health issues among the population. The process of uptake, storage, compartmentalization and distribution of aspartame within the body is associated with metabolic disorders and various clinical conditions. Available research literature indicates that higher amount of aspartame ingestion should be monitored carefully to avoid health implication within society.

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How to cite this article:

Ab Qayoom Naik, Tabassum Zafar and Vinoy K Shrivastava, 2018. Health Implications Associated with Aspartame Consumption: A Substantial Review. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 21: 127-134.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2018.127.134

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.2018.127.134

 
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