When I was growing up, I used to guzzle down cans of 7-Up like it was nobody’s business. Now, when I see kids drinking a huge bottle of the nutrition-less beverage, sweet childhood memories are not what come to mind. According to a Harvard Science report, soft drinks are the leading source of added sugars in the diets of young Americans. There’s been a lot of talk about soda’s adverse effects on kids’ health—where do you weigh in?
As a parent, how do you decide whether or not to let your kids enjoy soft drinks? At what age, if any, should kids be introduced to them? You tell us!