SOFT DRINKS, PART 2--DIET SODA NOT THE ANSWER

Yesterday I wrote about yet another study linking soda pop to all kinds of health dangers. That posting got a comment from one mother, Cordelia, who wonders if she should give her children diet soda instead,
Cathy Arnst

Yesterday I wrote about yet another study linking soda pop to all kinds of health dangers. That posting got a comment from one mother, Cordelia, who wonders if she should give her children diet soda instead, "with the hope that they'll develop a preference for the diet version, like I did. You know, kind of like the abstinence-only debate with respect to sex ed - if you tell them its off-limits under any circumstances, they're more likely to rebel. Better to steer them to the benign version, right?"

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