“Coffee will stunt your growth.”

That is what my dad would always tell me about coffee when I was growing up.

Is it true?

Recently, I was having a discussion with my wife about some friends of ours, and somehow she mentioned that they give their kids (young kids) coffee. Naturally, I was perplexed and a little worried. “How could they give their kids coffee, it will stunt their growth!” My wife insisted it was a thing. There are people out there giving kids coffee.

I was curious.

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