Web Results

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gastric_acid

Gastric acid, gastric juice or stomach acid, is a digestive fluid formed in the stomach and is composed of hydrochloric acid (HCl), potassium chloride (KCl) and ...

peoplesrx.com/hydrochloric-acid-the-bodys-primary-digestant

Apr 3, 2013 ... The body's primary digestant and disinfectant is Hydrochloric Acid (HCl). ... If you make plenty of HCl, then the body can adequately digest protein. If not ... Just to double check I found this article from the University of Chicago ...

healthyeating.sfgate.com/hcl-acid-stomach-5355.html

Once you start eating, your body produces a strong gastric acid called hydrochloric acid, or HCL, to begin the process of stomach digestion. During this process ...

www.livestrong.com/article/419261-role-of-hydrochloric-acid-in-the-stomach

Sep 17, 2011 ... Hydrochloric acid is naturally found in the gastric juices of the stomach. ... The presence of HCl in the body of the stomach causes the activation ...

www.quora.com/How-does-the-human-body-make-and-concentrate-hydrochloric-acid-for-digestion

Gastric acid secretion happens in several steps. We know that Chloride and Hydrogen ions are secreted separately from the cytoplasm of parietal cells and ...

www.quora.com/Where-does-your-body-get-chlorine-to-produce-Hydrochloric-Acid

Your body doesn't use chlorine. ... Chloride or Cl-, however, is an ion (and electrolyte) found practically everywhere in the body. ... The body uses those ions to bond with Hydrogen for HCl (your stomach acid) and you actually ...

www.med-health.net/function-of-hydrochloric-acid-in-stomach.html

The function of hydrochloric acid in the stomach includes digestion of nutrients ... your body's digestion process begins when gastric secretions are released. ... that both acupuncture and massage have been found to aid in digestive function.

www.answers.com/Q/Where_in_the_body_is_hydrochloric_acid_found

Hydrochloric acid is found in a humans stomach. Usually it is called Gastric Acid.

www.reference.com/science/function-hydrochloric-acid-stomach-fccd2a27ef3fb4ec

Hydrochloric acid in the stomach lowers the pH to the ideal environment for enzymes to digest proteins into units that the body can use. This acidic ... A: Hydrochloric acid is the gastric acid found in a person's stomach. The stomach lining ...