7 Foods That Weaken Your Bones

 Soft drinks are packed with phosphoric acid, which causes an increase in the blood's acidity levels

Soft Drinks

Drink soda (including diet sodas!) are more likely to have a "soda belly," which is similar to a beer belly

This caffeinated drink can also decrease your body's ability to absorb calcium, resulting in a weaker you


Try reaching for an apple instead. Some experts swear that apples provide more energy than a cup o' Joe, due to their high

Beef liver happens to be the greatest source of animal-derived vitamin A, also known as retinol. And while vitamin A can clear up

Beef Liver

High intakes of beef liver—greater than three ounces—could stimulate osteoclast activity or bone breakdown

As you age, eating a high-sodium diet causes your bones to degenerate—even while you're still a spring chicken

Sodium-Rich Foods

 The USDA currently recommends limiting your daily sodium intake to less than 2,300 mg, which is no easy feat considering

Besides sending you into a frenzy of hungover regret, throwing back shots of alcohol can also weaken your bones in the long run.


Alcohol prevents osteoblasts (bone-building cells) from absorbing any bone-friendly minerals, like calcium

carrots is teeming with calcium-leaching vitamin A, these healthy veggies are hypothesized to weaken your bones


we mean way more carrots and orange spuds you'd ever want to eat in a day. "Based on my calculations

Hydrogenated oils are man-made fats produced by contaminating vegetable oils with hydrogen gas under super high pressure

Hydrogenated Oils

This process destroys any naturally-occurring vitamin K in the veggie oils. And since vitamin K is essential for strong bones