Diet - caffeine
Caffeine can lead to:
Stopping caffeine abruptly may cause withdrawal symptoms, such as:
Reduce caffeine gradually to prevent any symptoms of withdrawal.
The effect of caffeine on health has been widely studied.
Caffeine may have a negative effect on a child's nutrition if caffeinated drinks replace healthy drinks, such as milk. A child who consumes caffeine may also eat less, because caffeine reduces the appetite.
National Osteoporosis Foundation. Clinician's Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis -- 2008. Washington, DC.
Escott-Stump S. Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care. 6th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008.
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