My love of Diet Coke has as much to do with identity—in my case, expressing femininity and rejecting heterosexual norms—as it does taste or health.
Theresa Rowley drinks a can of Diet Coke every day.
There was lots of Diet Coke, McDonald's, golf, cable news and feelings of utter despair.
"A slight headache signals my need for a soda. It doesn't matter to me if it's warm or cold. And I like all brands. The cheap kinds contain aspartame. I think I'm addicted to that too."
"They are putting a slow sedative that they’re building up that’s also addictive in [Trump’s] Diet Cokes and in his iced tea," Jones claims.
I lost eight years of my youth stuck in bed with horrible migraines.
New research from the University of Sydney suggests that artificial sweeteners, often found in diet soft drinks, trigger a fasting response in the brain, which increases our craving for calories.