Plaque is created from fat, cholesterol and other matter in the blood. It thickens artery walls, causing coronary heart disease, which can lead to heart attack or stroke later in life. And that process can start as early as age two!
Did you know that a can of soda contains 10 teaspoons of sugar? No parent would give their child a glass of water with 10 teaspoons of sugar; yet that's what you're doing each time you open a can of pop.