Aspartame (actual facts!)

Rifle River jstream at girch1.med.uth.tmc.edu
Fri Aug 4 09:32:39 EST 1995


In article <3AUG199515351610 at almach.caltech.edu>, shoppa at almach.caltech.edu
(Timothy D. Shoppa) wrote:

> >*precise** concentration of aspartame is in a typical can of pop? Brett
> >seemed to indicate that it was less than sugar, but he did not say by how
> >much.
 
> *Much* less.  Aspartame is 180 times sweeter than sucrose,

For a 12 oz. can of soda, aspartame is used in the low milligram range
while sucrose or high fructose corn syrup is used in the low gram range.

Rifle River
jstream at girch1.med.uth.tmc.edu



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