Why is diet Coke addicting? (Read 2155 times)

    When I was aprx 17, my dad caught me drinking beer. With about 6-7 empty cans at my feet, I exclaimed: "I'm not trying to get drunk dad. I just like the taste." "Son, I like Diet Coke, but I don't sit in a chair and drink 7 cans". I had no response then. Maybe I finally have a comeback yrs later.
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      When I was aprx 17, my dad caught me drinking beer. With about 6-7 empty cans at my feet, I exclaimed: "I'm not trying to get drunk dad. I just like the taste." "Son, I like Diet Coke, but I don't sit in a chair and drink 7 cans"
      similar tale to tell. when i was 13, my dad caught me masturbating out of my bedroom window whilst my pants were round my ankles. i struggled with a response tbh, & he too, was stuck for words. 24 years later & things still remain a tad frosty between us... anyhows, the real reason why peeps like Diet Coke so much (Tongue): & Happiest of New Years to y'all Big grin you bunch of furry bipeds in perpetual motion, you Smile x


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        It's the cocaine, man..
        We had a discussion a few years back on another board I was on about why McDonalds diet coke tasted better than everyone elses. There were a significant number of us who felt that way. Our theory was that McD had enough sway that a little coke was left in their processed coca plant. They still use coca leaf in coke, but it has been de-cocained. But wouldnt it be a nice conspiracy theory that McD pays off the ONE company in the US who is allowed to import coca legally to NOT de coke theirs?

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          This is such an interesting topic...I too am addicted to most diet soft drinks although I find myself always coming back to Diet Pepsi and Diet Coke. The part I can't understand is that I drink the caffeine free versions so it's not like I'm addicted to the caffeine. Maybe part of it for me is drinking a substance that is more filling and has more 'life' to it than water yet without the high sugar and calories of fruit juice. I try to drink sugar free crystals (ie/ Crystal Light etc) but again, always find myself craving carbonated diet colas.....do I feel a New Years Resolution coming on??? lol....

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            anyhows, the real reason why peeps like Diet Coke so much (Tongue): & Happiest of New Years to y'all Big grin you bunch of furry bipeds in perpetual motion, you Smile x
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              similar tale to tell. when i was 13, my dad caught me masturbating out of my bedroom window whilst my pants were round my ankles. i struggled with a response tbh, & he too, was stuck for words. 24 years later & things still remain a tad frosty between us...
              Wait, this is totally unclear. Did he see you through the window, or were you actually masturbating out the window?
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                I think Diet coke isn't more addictive than any of the other caffeine/sugar loaded drinks. We like it because we think we can drink lots of it without getting fat, so it is OK. I was into it in my early twenties, when it was readily available and free at work. I was having about 4 a day. Then one day I traced my flashing headaches back to my habit. I have had very little of it in the last ten years, still I prefer it over any other carbonated, nutritionless, slightly-bad-for-you drink Tongue MTA: Now you may continue with the direction this thread was heading into....

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                        I mentioned this in another thread, but one of my goals this year is to break my diet coke habit. This has not been easy for me. Normally 3 20 oz. bottles by 12:00. One at lunch and two more the 2nd half of the day. Dead I really think it is more than just the caffeine. I've tried other drinks with caffeine in them, but always crave diet coke / diet pepsi.


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                              I mentioned this in another thread, but one of my goals this year is to break my diet coke habit. This has not been easy for me. Normally 3 20 oz. bottles by 12:00. One at lunch and two more the 2nd half of the day. Dead I really think it is more than just the caffeine. I've tried other drinks with caffeine in them, but always crave diet coke / diet pepsi.
                              Wow! You actually drink more than I do! Perhaps we should form our own group to break the habit! Big grin

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