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7 'Healthy' Drinks for Kids ... That Aren't

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Soda

It's no secret that soda isn't an ideal choice—but finding an alternative can be tricky. Soda is high in calories, empty in nutritional value, and can even encourage additional diet "don'ts" by causing cravings for sugary foods. Instead, opt for sparkling, naturally-flavored water for a carbonated kick without the junk.