This is not Dr. Mercola's original page.  It is just a place holder with his 7 min. video and limited text.  Please click on this link for his:  Aspartame's Hidden Dangers info.  This other  Aspartame link has additional data a little different than this Hidden Dangers page.
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Aspartame's Hidden Dangers


artificial sweetener


By Dr. Mercola

If a product is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and composed of natural ingredients, would you assume it is safe to consume?

If the same product is an artifical sweetener, would you assume it helps control your weight?

Millions of people use aspartame, the artificial sweetener known as NutraSweet™, with these assumptions in mind.

Foods with Aspartame

Aspartame can be found in over 6,000 productsi (often “sugar-free” or diet products), such as:   

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    This link goes to my Sugar+Diabetes.html page.   Note although natural sugar has been connected to various illness due to excessive quantities in the American diet; it is still better for you than aspertame.