Nutrition / Diet

Letter from the Editor: Here comes the sun

You’d think we’d be pleased to see some dry, sunny weather here in the United Kingdom. After all, it’s quite a rarity. But those of you who’ve spent any time here will know that there’s a fine line between enjoying the sunshine and complaining about it. The MNT team managed to power through last week’s […]

Nutrition / Diet

Has safety commission misled the public about aspartame?

Researchers from the United Kingdom have appraised the most recent assessment by the European Food Safety Authority regarding the safety of aspartame, a popular type of artificial sweetener. The investigators caution that the commission’s findings may be misleading. Is aspartame really as safe as official reports claim? Some researchers are unsure. Aspartame is perhaps the […]