Five Reasons the Diet Soda Myth Won’t Die - yep yep yep yep yep - by
Diet soda is just fine y'all. I seem to remember saying something about that recently () but said it just today.
Academics need to publish, and people like to read stories  about nutrition and health.
If I wanted to write about the “diet soda myth”, I could only hope to do so as well as ⁦⁩ does here. Reasons the Diet Soda Myth Won’t Die - The New York Times
This piece is a Trojan Horse. The literature on diet soda is a mess but this “everything is a chemical” line is an insult to those of us who measure synthetic chemicals in people & find serious health concerns. 1/
Pretty candid article about nutritional studies: In particular, point 3 argues that scientists care more about publishing than sharing the truth.
Honestly, fuck all of you who've told me daily for my entire adult life that I'm slowly killing myself. Stop impugning the nectar of the gods.
On linking the pressure to publish and flexibility in data analysis to the latest "Study of the Day Shows X" phenomenon (in this case diet soda)- which does a disservice to the process of science
"dihydrogen monoxide (that’s another way of saying water)". Thanks, doctor!
Five Reasons the Diet Soda Myth Won’t Die
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