I think my high school age son is drinking too much soda pop?!

Question: I think my high school age son is drinking too much soda pop!?
My High school age son has been coming home feeling sick to his stomach and dizzy after hanging out with school pals!. I think that they all drinking too much soda pop!. How can I talk to him about the negative effects of too much sugar!? Www@FoodAQ@Com

if u want to get him off pop, make ur own! let me explain:
combine cranberry juice and orange juice in a pitcher and add bubbly water!. this is a nutrious drink and tastes like popWww@FoodAQ@Com

Well, the first thing you could do is check out his teeth - that is how my mom figured out that I drank a lot of soda in school, soda decays the enamel on your teeth!. However, I never got dizzy from drinking lots of soda!. I got that from drinking other things!. And if it isn't something like alcohol or drugs you have an bigger issue healthwise - get him tested for diabetes and blood sugar levels!.

Oh, and my mom did this to make me quit drinking so much soda - she took a pork chop and sat it on the counter in a bowl (raw) and then she poured coke on top of it and let it sit there for a week - I couldn't help but see it - and by the end of the week there was nothing but a gross bone with this soggy brown piece of rotted meat on it!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

If you are not sure how to talk to him about drinking too much soda, try buying other types of drinks and entice him with it, he may find he likes drinking those better!. If you have already tried that you may just come out and ask him how many cans of soda he is drinking in a day and let him know the health risks, show him some websites, or see if you can get some brochures from your family doctor!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I think you might want to take a step back!.!.!.even if you trust your child and wonder to yourself!.!.!.!.is it really soda pop that is making your child ill or are they doing other things!?

If you are 100% confident that it is just soda pop then monitor how much money they have to buy it at school and don't have it in the house at all!. There are video's on youtube that show how much sugar is in pop and it's disgusting!. Good luckWww@FoodAQ@Com

show him an empty bottle of soda but fill it with as many sugar cubes as are equal to the amount of sugar in the cola!. also explain how bad high fructose corn syrup is and that there's a lot of it in soda!. but honestly, make sure that it really is soda, not another kind of substance that might be illegal!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

If it's soda, which I doubt, there are some really good flavored waters that have no sugar - and pretty much no anything but water, carbonation and artificial flavor and sweetner!. Wal-Mart has their own brand!. (Some of the supermarket stuff is pretty bad, but I've found that our supermarket's house brand is pretty good!.)Www@FoodAQ@Com

tell him that sodas are not that good because of all the sugar and calories and it can also cause type 2 diabetes which is something you dont want!. If hes feeling dizzy then thats bad and you need to tell him to lay off the soda and drink water because hes probably dehydrated!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Is it soda or those energy drinks!. Those energy drinks really provide a bad "coming down" time after the high wears off!. They're terrible for kids, and addictive, ask him exactly what he's drinking and if it's that, get him off them!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

First smell him when come home to see if it is really soda pop!.Just go up to him and tell him you really think that he should drink less!.Tell him he should feel better and he should stop!.He doesn't like the way he feels so tell him the only way is to stop!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Stop buying it!. Caffeine for an undeveloped body is just no good!. It's over stimulating to the nervous system!. I don't keep it in the house!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

make sure he knows that cokes can be the cause of making him feel sick, make sure he drinks water when he is at your house, alcha seltzer (spelling!? wasn't in spell checker) is the best thing to help soda-caused stomach achesWww@FoodAQ@Com

haha, definately not the soda!.
have you tried smelling his clothes
orrr!.!. looking to see if his eyes are red or glassy!?
cause it sounds like hes been busy getting high!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

That sounds like Soda Pop and some Grey Goose!!! Or some of those little white pills

I'd play closer attention to his habits if I were you Www@FoodAQ@Com

maybe he has a blood sugar problem! Should get that checked out!.!.!. or he could be drinking something else than pop!.!.!.!.!. he is in high schoolWww@FoodAQ@Com

Just sit him down and talk to him!?
He might not just be drinking soda maybe doing other stuff!?
hope i helped
good luck


Underage drinking is bad!.!.!.!.very bad!.!.!.


if he is feeling ill everyday, take him to the doctor!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Are you sure it's soda!? My parents never kept soda or sugar in the house!.!.!. Www@FoodAQ@Com

I don't think soda pop is your sons problem!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

are you sure its just soda pop!? do you know all the friends he hangs out with!. just sit down and talk to him Www@FoodAQ@Com

Any is too much!. That stuff'll kill you fast as cigarettes! Www@FoodAQ@Com

Are you sure it's soda pop!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

i dont think those are the effects of sugar!.!.!. try again!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

just stop buying soda popsWww@FoodAQ@Com

i dnt think it just soda pop his drinkingWww@FoodAQ@Com

take him do dentist Www@FoodAQ@Com

sounds like he is smoking dubbies to me


We call that whisky!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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