I Think Diet Soda Is Awful

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 372 People

    Whether It's Diet Or Not...

    ...it's still junk. Best to drink water and juice, and then treat yourself to REAL soda on occasion.
    Tummie Tummie
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Feb 3, 2011

    Gross!

    It tastes like soap powder, i hate it! Also, aspartame, the sweetener used in most diet drinks has been linked to cancers, making it potentially more dangerous than sugar could ever dream of. given a choice between bad teeth and cancer, i'll take the bad teeth, thanks!
    kazwaz1977 kazwaz1977
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2008

    Rather Have Regular.

    If I'm going to drink soda, it's rare, but I'd much rather have a regular one. The diet stuff tastes gross and it gives me stomach pains, so I don't drink it lol!
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    Mar 7, 2009

    I Don't See the Point!

    Soda without actual sugar is disgusting. It's not worth it! If you want a "diet" drink, go for water.
    squishedbanana squishedbanana
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 24, 2008

    Eww

    That stuff is seriously nasty. I can't even pronounce some of the ingredients on the label. I think I'll be better off with some OJ, thanks.
    deletedd deletedd
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 16, 2009

    Ew.

    My mum drinks this stuff all the time. I used to take a bottle of it every now and then, but only if I was really thirsty. It's just so nasty!
    DeadsyDreams DeadsyDreams
    18-21, F
    Apr 18, 2009

    I'Ve Never Liked The Taste

    I don't get why people drink so much diet soda. It has always had a sort of bitter "off" taste to me. People drink too much soda in general these days. Sweet bubbly drinks should be a rare treat, not an everyday beverage. When you only drink soda a few times per week, you might...
    zincthink zincthink
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Nov 3, 2013

    YUCK!

    i absolutely hate the taste of anything that has splenda or any kind of sugar substitute in it. it has an awful after taste..and yuck i just hate it! i don't drink much soda to begin with...but if i do it has to be regular. diet soda is gross and i cant stand drinking it. yuck...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 25, 2009

    Yuk

    it tastes like a wet cigaretee but.and makes me sick instantly.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    1 Response Mar 29, 2009

    Drink real soda, juice

    or water. Don't try to pretend soda is healthy. We know it's not.
    theperson777 theperson777
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 19, 2014

    Horrible

    I'm not a huge fan of soda, period, and I rarely drink it. Maybe 2 a week, sometimes less. If I do drink a Coke, it is a real Coke. I despise diet soda. I don't like artificial sweeteners, and if I want a no calorie beverage I'll just have a damn glass of water.
    autimom autimom
    31-35, F
    9 Responses Dec 27, 2008

    Yuck

    I've never even had diet soda and I find it repulsive. No sugar in a soda? Wrong wrong wrong. Unless you're diabetic I suppose... But it still seems nasty.
    Melody08 Melody08
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 28, 2008

    Diet? You *****!

    It's awful. Especially when I need my caffiene. I despise coffee, so I need to get it from somewhere. It's pop. I drink real pop, none of that ***** diet ****.
    drcynic drcynic
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Dec 25, 2008

    Is It Just Me?

    I don't like it when a server provides me with a diet soda. I thirstily take a gulp and bam, that awful taste permeates my mouth and I can't wait to get rid of it.   Arg!  Then, when I ask for a replacement drink the server argues that it isn't a diet drink. ...
    aftermath aftermath
    61-65, F
    4 Responses Jul 26, 2009

    Why?

    I never quite understood why people drink diet soda. It has this awful, chemical aftertaste that just makes me want to vomit. And what's the point anyway? Everyone knows soda is full of sugar and very, very bad for you. If you don't want to get fat, don't drink it. Every time...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 12, 2011

    Diet????????

    Anything that has the word DIET in it is not fit to consume.  Three of the four letters in the word tell you all you need to know about the product; DIE. I will stick with all non-diet foods and drinks.  They tast better.
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2009

    But..

    I personally think ALL soda is disgusting..and awful.
    xScreamOfTheButterflyx xScreamOfTheButterflyx
    22-25, F
    Dec 24, 2008

    It's Disgusting..

    who drinks this ****??  I don't.. not my idea of fun..what can I say??
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 20, 2010

    Bad Tasting And Bad For You

    I know it is not so easy but diet soda doesn't help you lose weight so I think they should get rid of it. Fake sugar makes your body want normal sugar more which drives you to eat more sweets. Also, fake sugar has all these other uncertain health effects like cancer and stuff...
    AnotherStatistic AnotherStatistic
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2009

    Bad For Me

    I can't drink any of them First I can taste them all Yuk Second they all trigger my migraines I even have to be careful when brushing my teeth
    librakitty05 librakitty05
    41-45, F
    Jul 4, 2009

    Just a Little Longer

    i quit drinking soda a week ago.  i've quit before and i know that anytime i've started again, it's just tasted so disgusting and strong.  but i really don't like diet soda.  i especially don't like diet pepsi, and i really don't like it when it is in a 20 oz...
    geenpunchbuggie geenpunchbuggie
    31-35
    3 Responses Jan 26, 2009

    YES!

    YECH! Oh, man always want to wash my mouth out afterwars. Tea, coffee, burbon ... anything!
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jan 24, 2009

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