You Will Experience An Increased Likelihood of Bone Fractures
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Caffeine has been identified in various studies as one majoring contributor for increasing the emission of calcium in the urine, which is a potential contributor to osteoporosis, a bone disease that causes bones to become weak and brittle. The increase in soda consumption has led to the decrease in consumption of other beverages such as milk, which is well known for promoting bone health within humans. Wrist and forearm fractures have become more frequent for children, and this has led some to speculate that drinks such as Coke and others are the problem. In a 2003 study named Carbonated Soft Drink Consumption and Bone Mineral Density in Adolescences found that increased consumption of soda leads to decreased bone mineral density, as well as increasing the likelihood of a incurring a fracture or a break anywhere within the body.