Not many parents will let their 12 year old light up a cigarette. Why? Beause it’s extremely bad for them. Then why are we as a nation allowing our children easy access to soda? Science has shown the connection between sugar and obesity, acidity and bone damage, also sugar and tooth decay. So why are we allowing our children such freedom with something that’s so bad for them.
In part because we as adults are hooked on that sweet caffeine so it’s in the house and it’s a lot easier then fighting with them.
Read the studies which have been done and what they have found out about all that “sugary goodness”.