July 1997 Issue
Caffeine Innocent of Bone-Loss Charges
Caffeine may not rob bone of strength after all. So concludes a Penn State University study that compared the bone densities of 138 healthy post-menopausal women, ages 55 to 70. Though the researchers counted caffeine from all sources, including tea and even chocolate, 90% of it came from coffee. Each woman's life-long coffee intake was then classified as either low (0 to 2 cups daily), moderate (3 to 4 cups) or high (5
To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.
Subscribe to Environmental Nutrition
Get the next year of Environmental Nutrition for just $20. And access all of our online content - how to fight heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and dozens of other diseases - free of charge.
Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.
Subscriber Log In
Forgot your password? Click Here.