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Acidic Foods and Calcium Excretion


Acid foods and their effect on bone loss

High potential renal acid loads [PRAL] from the consumption of animal protein along with poor intakes of vegetables and fruit to neutralize these acid loads, combined with poor dietary choices and sedentary lifestyle are all factors that increase the risk of osteoporosis.

Here we will look at the Acid-Alkali food theory of osteoporosis --- how can the intake of certain foods affect bone density?

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