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Is Pineapple Acidic Or Alkaline
For acidity or hyperacidity, Ayurveda says to avoid foods that contain tartaric acid, citric acid, lactic acid, does this make sense?
Ayurveda for Acidity: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. Hyperacidity can be very uncomfortable. It can be due to various foods, medical condition or stress. Citric acid is used as a preservative and it can aggravate acidity. For hyperacidity, Ayurveda advises to avoid vinegar, tomatoes, sour citrus fruits, orange juice, salsa, onions, garlic, chili peppers, salty fried foods, and alcohol. ...Read more
Stays in gut: It does not change ph of the body because it stays in the gut, similar to other food. ...Read more
Depends!: It depends on the drug. They are all different. Which drug do you mean? Ask again and be specific. ...Read more
If bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda is a good remedy to an acidic gut, why is drinking soda pop bad for us?
Is cranberry a citric fruit? And regardless of this answer, does cranberry juice contain citric acid? Http://bit.Ly/15vxwrc
How spicy food aggrevates acid reflux symp when stomach itself is composed of an extremely acidic environment?
Should urine be more acidic or alkaline to prevent/aid healing a urinary tract infection? I've heard very mixed answers. Does vit. C raise or lower ph
Acid: 80% of uncomplicated UTIs are due to E.coli.Urine has nitrates(from diet &produced naturally in body).Bacteria with nitrate reductase activity(eg:E.coli)convert nitrates to nitrites.At acid ph(low,eg:5-5)nitrites are converted to nitric oxides which are toxic to bacteria.So Vit.C(ascorbic acid)lowers ph.Dose is 75mg daily for female,90mg.for male.No space to discuss other type of UTIs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does marinating meats in acid-based mixtures like lemon juice or vinegar, avoid inflammation in the body?
I don't know: Try googling this or go to pubmed.Gov. Then discuss results of your research with your pcp. ...Read more
Hi im allergic to citrus fruits or citrus acid. What are the citrus fruits or has the citrus acid that it's not good for me to eat, drink juices fruit?
Citrus fruits: http://www.thefruitpages.com/citrus.shtml http://www.buzzle.com/articles/citrus-fruits-list.html This still may not be absolute complete as there are n=hybrids. f/u/ with allergist. ...Read more
Meaningless result..: ...Without understanding the context in which your acidity was checked, your presenting problems that prompted the need for medical advice, your risk factors, your underlying health history. The testing you describe is of questionable value when spot checked so don't let someone now try to sell you a lot of expensive supplements/treatments to "correct" a pH problem you possibly have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sugar: When eaten by bacteria helps it grow and multiply. The more bacteria, the more acid it can produce. There's 3.5 grams of carb in 1 tbsp of peanut butter (chunky). Acid reflux produces acid. Acid weakens the enamel...Ask you M.D. Re: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) side effects, e.g. Dry mouth and stomach pain...Dry mouth can make you more susceptible to get decay. I hope this helps :). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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