During his 2016 campaign and during his presidency, Tump had a peculiar and
unhealthy dietary focus on fast food, snacks, and Diet Coke.
His 2016 campaign manager wrote that the
"orchestrating and timing of Mr. Trump's meals was as important as any
other aspect of his march to the presidency," requiring great attention
from top aides to ensure the delivery of hot fast food after rallies
In the White House, Trump consumed approximately a dozen Diet Cokes per day
Pressing a button on his Oval Office desk would summon a White House butler
to bring him one 3
In speculating on possible reasons for Trump's Coke gluttony
, Dr. Zebra bets on either (a) he needs
the caffeine to counteract pathological somnolence, or (b) given his
fear of being poisoned
he finds security in drinking from an unopened can.