When man tampered with nature and uncoupled the sweetness sensory signal from caloric load, a pairing that we adjusted to for thousands of generations, our capacity to know when we had enough was eradicated.
Most people recognize agave as the spiky aloe-like plant that is used to make tequila. But this plant has more uses than just the drink that gave rise...
Claims that artificial sweeteners in diet drinks may be hazardous to your health are backed by scientific evidence that points to this conclusion, but a direct causation has not been drawn.
You decided a long time ago to go with artificial sweeteners. After a while, you didn't even notice the slightly different taste compared to sugar-sweetened beverages.