The patent for aspartame is now online, and it reveals how the artificial sweetener is made.
Genetically modified E. coli bacteria are cultivated in tanks. They defecate proteins that contain aspartic acid-phenylalanine amino acid segments. That feces is collected and then treated through many chemical processes including methylation, which adds the toxic alcohol, methanol, to the mix.That's how aspartame is made. It might be time to rethink diet foods as healthy options.
The Resident on RT, Lori Harfenist, discusses how aspartame is made and uncovers the cronyism behind its promotion.
Subscribe to RT America's Channel