Presentation on theme: "SI Review Jeopardy. Standards and Guidelines HormonesDigestion and absorption CarbohydratesNutrition and Nutrients 100 200 300 400 500 FINAL JEAPOARDY."— Presentation transcript:
What are functions of HCl in the stomach? What are negative consequences if it is too low?
HCl acidifies the stomach content which then unfolds proteins and kills most bacteria present in food. Negative consequences can be lower absorption of some vitamins and minerals, more bacteria infections