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How to Calm Down Your Caffeine Jitters

Jitters Are Not Just About Coffee

According to New Scientist contributor Richard Lovett, in his article dated 24 September 2005, Coffee: The Demon Drink?, “Caffeine is the most widely consumed psychoactive substance on earth, prized by almost every human culture for its ability to perk people up and keep them awake. In North America, around 90 per cent of adults report using caffeine every day.”

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Coke and Calcium

The carbonation in Coke causes calcium loss in the bones through a 3-stage process:

  1. The carbonation irritates the stomach.
  2. The stomach “cures” the irritation the only way it knows how. It adds the only antacid at its disposal: calcium. It gets this from the blood.

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