Food Myths & Facts

05Apr07

MYTH: Low-calorie sweeteners increase the risk of cancer in humans.

FACT: There is no scientific evidence of a link between low-calorie sweeteners and cancer in humans. Questions arose when early studies indicated a possible (bladder) cancer link between cyclamate in combination with saccharin in laboratory animals. However, according to the National Cancer Institute, recent research results from subsequent studies on these and other approved low-calorie sweeteners have not provided any evidence of a link. Recent research by the National Cancer Institute confers no association between aspartame consumption with an increase of cancer risk.

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