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Acidity-Causes,Treatment and Prevention

April 10th, 2012

Hydrochloric acid is normally secreted in our stomach by specialized cells in response to food¬†intake. It is an important constituent of digestive juices. ¬† Its functions include: 1. Activation of protein digesting enzyme. 2. Acts as protection against bacteria. 3. Provides acidic medium for digestion and absorption of certain nutrients.