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Soft Drinks Lead to Osteoporosis?

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Do you drink soda? Well, new research shows that you could be doing serious damage to your bones.
Air Date: 11/13/12
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Steven A. Hawkins, PhD
HawkinsSteveDr. Steven Hawkins, PhD is a Professor and the Chair of Exercise Science at California Lutheran University.  He is a Fellow of the ACSM, and has served as President of the Southwest Chapter of the ACSM.  He is currently serving on the Exercise is Medicine on Campus committee.  His research focus is on the musculoskeletal aspects of aging.
    Soft Drinks Lead to Osteoporosis?
    Osteoporosis is a common condition that affects millions of Americans; it causes weakening of bones and leads to an increased susceptibility to fractures and extremly poor posture. Even young women need to take certain measures to protect their bones. New research from Tufts University indicates that there may be more of a connection to the link between soda intake and osteoporosis connection than previously thought. Its not just that soda is displacing healthier drinks in your diet but so much more.
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