Tools

Here are some tools that will be helpful in working with patients to develop healthy diets.
Fact Sheets

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) and the Calorie Control Council have developed a fact sheet about aspartame. Click here to download a copy.

The Truth About Aspartame is a fact sheet that has been developed by the Maryland Cooperative Extension, a program of the University of Maryland College of Agricultural & Natural Resources. Click here to download a copy.

Calorie Savings Counter
This tool illustrates the number of calories that can be saved by using aspartame-sweetened products in place of sugar-sweetened products. Click here to visit the Calorie Savings Counter.
Aspartame Booklet
This booklet has been developed by the Aspartame Resource Center. It explains what aspartame is and how it forms part of a healthy diet. Click here to download the booklet (PDF 4MB).
Show me the evidence
A guide for healthcare practitioners that provides the answers to three of the myths that are sometimes heard about aspartame and low calorie sweeteners. 
The Lowdown on the Breakdown

Did you know that, apart from a perfect sweet taste without calories, aspartame brings nothing new to our diet?. That's because the body breaks down aspartame into the same components that are found in many everyday foods and drinks. See how in the online demo.