“Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World” is a 2004 investigative documentary centered around Cori Brackett who drank diet coke for years only to stop when she was diagnosed with MS. Through numerous tests, her illness was discovered to have been caused by aspartame. Ingesting enormous amount of aspartame may lead to certain health illnesses and Cori’s doctors believe that her fondness for diet coke may have triggered her MS diagnosis.
Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World presents various conclusive evidence about the health hazards of aspartame and the common misconceptions about the compound. Narrated by Cori Brackett herself, the film aims to open the eyes of the public to the dangers of sugar substitutes and how long-term exposure to it could cause various neurological problems.