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Saturday, October 28, 2006

Cola may weaken bones

FRAMINGHAM

A new finding from the Framingham Osteoporosis study that might give women second thoughts about opening a cool, frosty cola -- drinking cola may weaken women's bones.


Katherine L. Tucker of the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging in Boston, said that no matter how her team looked at the data, the trend remained: the more cola a woman drank, the lower the average mineral density in her hip, Science News Online reports.


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