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Indigestion, Acid Stomach: Guts or Glory?


While most people with indigestion and acid stomach, in their attempts to stop the burning, try to neutralize the acid, they are ‘turning up the burning’ instead!

It’s basic logic, right? Thinking back to high school Chemistry class we think of the one morsel of data we retained: acids and bases neutralize when mixed. So if one feels what seem to be the effects of acid, the logical solution is to cancel it out. Isn’t that why they bring out the blue cheese dressing with your buffalo wings?

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Calcium and Magnesium – Why Your Body Needs Them

What Calcium Does

The body needs a lot of calcium because:

  • The bones consist mainly of calcium.
  • One third of the body protein, by weight, consists of collagen (a jelly-like substance) that has vitamin C as its most important ingredient. This jelly is dependent on sufficient calcium to set. These two ingredients are mainly responsible for the firmness of tissue.

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