Do you know that soda has zero nutritional value? Parents should not feed soda to their kids, as it adds excessive amounts of calories to their daily intake. If sod is being fed to the children on a regular basis then it can also affect their stomachs and intestines as well. Soda can also increase the risk of tooth decay in kids. Children younger than 24 months old should avoid added sugars. Sugar-free sodas are also dangerous to health as it has artificial sweeteners which affect the developing brain of a child.