Should You Ditch The Diet Coke?

Artificial sweeteners and health— can we have our cake and eat it?

As someone whose first choice in the beverages aisle of the supermarket is Diet Coke, I’ve heard a multitude of reasons offered to me as to why I should swear off my fizzy and extremely gratifyingly caffeinated, calorie-free aspartame-enriched drink: it’s giving me cancer. No, wait, it’s making me…