Do you know how many articles about diet start with a quote „Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food “?
I hope that the question mark at the end of this tedious cliché made you click the article and read it. I've always had an issue with this statement. It is so widespread among fellow nutritionists, doctors, and of course, laymen journalists, that it is often posed (and, unfortunately, used) as the motto of nutrition science.
Question of health safety of aspartame (E951) is one of the most controversial questions in the last 30 years when it comes to the human diet. It's mostly due to media sensationalism, which is the reason why many even today think aspartame is one of the greatest dietary poisons – despite countless research proving otherwise.