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Advantame is a non-caloric sweetener from Japan's Ajinomoto Co. [1]

10 relations: Aspartame, Carcinogen, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Developmental toxicity, Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association, Food and Drug Administration, Generally recognized as safe, Isovanillin, Neotame, Sugar substitute.


Aspartame (APM) is an artificial non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages.

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A carcinogen is any substance, radionuclide, or radiation that promotes carcinogenesis, the formation of cancer.

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Center for Science in the Public Interest

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit watchdog and consumer advocacy group that advocates for safer and healthier foods.

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Developmental toxicity

Developmental toxicity is any structural or functional alteration, reversible or irreversible, which interferes with homeostasis, normal growth, differentiation, development or behavior, and which is caused by environmental insult (including drugs, lifestyle factors such as alcohol, diet, and environmental toxic chemicals or physical factors).

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Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association

The Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA) of the United States was founded in 1909 by several flavor firms in response to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906.

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Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.

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Generally recognized as safe

Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) is an American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designation that a chemical or substance added to food is considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements.

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Isovanillin is a phenolic aldehyde, an organic compound and isomer of vanillin.

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Neotame is an artificial sweetener made by NutraSweet that is between 7,000 and 13,000 times sweeter than sucrose (table sugar).

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Sugar substitute

A sugar substitute is a food additive that provides a sweet taste like that of sugar while containing significantly less food energy.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advantame

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