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J.T. Waldron in Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World

Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World

2004 NR

Filmmaker Cori Brackett's riveting documentary probes the link between various health problems and the artificial sweetener aspartame. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Brackett set out to expose the toxicity of aspartame, prevalent in many foods despite warnings by the National Institutes of Health. Interviews with doctors, a former Food and Drug Administration investigator and other experts reveal controversial information about the sweetener.