Nutrition Myths

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ph of urine

Different types of foods cause different levels of acidity of urine depending on their ash contents. Some minerals are acid forming (acid-ash): phosphate, chlorine, sulfur. The results of eating foods with a high ratio of such minerals are that they...

Acid ash

Acid-ash in food is a residue of the inorganic minerals which form acids in the body. These particles have the capacity of adding hydrogen ions to a liquid solution. An excess of hydrogen ions in a solution makes the solution acidic. It can be...

Urine osmolality

Urine osmolality is a measure of particles in the urine. A high value means a high concentration of particles, and a low value means a low concentration. A high concentration may indicate dehydration, heart failure or shock, while a lower than...