The dangers of aspartame, acesulfame, sucralose and other artificial sweeteners relate to interactions that interfere with body chemistry and digestive processes. As of 2015 acesulfame, sucralose and aspartame have all b... More » Food Food Facts Sweets

Sucralose is an artificial sweetener that is made using a variety of unnatural additives, the most dangerous being chlorine, reports Chlorine is a carcinogen found in poisonous gas and pesticides. More t... More » Food Food Facts Sweets

Sucralose (also known by the brand name Splenda) has not been shown to have any risks involved with human consumption. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) states that no legitimate studies have shown negative consequ... More » Food Food Facts

Orbit gum is sweetened using a mixture of alcohol sweeteners including aspartame, sorbitol, mannitol and xylitol. Orbit gum contains less than 2 percent of non-nutrative sweeteners, which include acesulfame K and sucralo... More »

There are no verified health risks associated with the aspartame in diet drinks, as of 2015, other than for people who suffer from a condition known as phenylketonuria. The Food and Drug Administration has ruled aspartam... More »

Negative side effects of aspartame potentially include headaches, joint pain, anxiety attacks, memory loss, vertigo, seizures, weight loss, nausea, numbness, fatigue, depression and muscle spasms. Some other side effects... More » Food Food Facts Sweets

Gummy bears and other gummy candies are made from a mixture of gelatin, sweeteners, water, flavorings and colorings, which are heated together until melted and fully mixed. This thickened mixture is then poured into mold... More » Food Food Facts Sweets