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Is caffeine harmful for my bones?

Caffeine increases calcium loss in the urine but only some studies have found a higher risk of fracture in people who consume a large amount (at least three cups of coffee) per day. The effect of caffeine on calcium balance is only pertinent or potentially harmful in those with very low calcium intake.

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