Why I Do Not Dig Diet Soda

The always-wise Pilar Gerasimo on the ills of diet soda — more reasons than you think to avoid the vile brew:

I think diet soda is awful. I think all soda is awful, actually (yes, I know there are no “bad” foods, but I hold soda in approximately the same regard as those puffy orange Circus Peanuts — these are not really “foods,” per se). Diet soda, in my view, is especially insidious.

Here are my top 10 reasons.