Natural Health Research

Naturopathic Medicine
Health Quizzes

Betaine HCl, Hydrochloric acid, HCl

Betaine HCl, HCl, Hydrochloric acid

Gastrin stimulates the secretion of HCL
Pepsinogen is then converted to pepsin by HCL.
Pepsin is the enzyme that digests food proteins.
HCL keeps the stomach sterile against orally-ingested pathogens
prevents bacterial or fungal overgrowth of the small intestine
encourages the flow of bile and pancreatic enzymes
facilitates the absorption of a variety of nutrients:
folic acid, ascorbic acid, beta carotene, iron, calcium, magnesium, and zinc.




Fantastic new books!

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing is chock full of references for over 100 diseases.

Nutritional Genetics is also a referenced resource with sections on over 100 diseases.

Great Health Quotes has wonderful quotations about health, healing, disease, doctors, and medicine, and it's FREE.

A Brief Introduction to Naturopathy and Naturopathic Medicine describes the history and modalities. It's also FREE.



Natural Health







Information on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other medical professional. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. Information and statements on this site have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.