Skepticism on dietary science

Recent article (Press release and link to article here)suggests that the phenylalanine in aspartame can inhibit intestinal alkaline phosphatase, contributing to obesity.  The problem with the conclusion from the study is that while a typical can of diet soda may have 200 mg of aspartame (and roughly 100 mg phenylalanine), a quarter-pound hamburger should have roughly 4 grams of phenylalanine. You do the math.

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