Question and answer
Question not found
Ask a question
Not a good answer? Get an answer now. (Free)
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
how does excess consuption of soft drinks lead to excess stomach acid
Weegy: The carbonation in all soft drinks causes calcium loss in the bones through a three-stage process: The carbonation irritates the stomach. The stomach "cures" the irritation the only way it knows how. [ It adds the only antacid at its disposal: calcium. It gets this from the blood. The blood, now low on calcium, replenishes its supply from the bones. If it did not do this, muscular and brain function would be severely impaired ] ... (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 6/14/2010 6:16:03 PM
0 Answers/Comments
excess consuption of soft drinks may lead to stomach avid
Question
Not Answered
Updated 6/14/2010 6:51:48 PM
1 Answer/Comment
Many general dietary factors have been suggested as a cause of osteoporosis, including: low calcium-high phosphorus intake, high-protein diet, high-acid-ash diet, high salt intake, and trace mineral deficiencies. It appears that increased soft drink consumption is a major factor that contributes to osteoporosis. A deficiency of vitamin K leads to impaired mineralization of bone. Boron deficiency may contribute greatly to osteoporosis as well as to menopausal symptoms."

Soft drinks have long been suspected of leading to lower calcium levels and higher phosphate levels in the blood. When phosphate levels are high and calcium levels are low, calcium is pulled out of the bones. The phosphate content of soft drinks is very high, and they contain virtually no calcium."

The United States ranks first among countries in soft drink consumption. The per-capita consumption of soft drinks is in excess of 150 quarts per year, or about three quarts per week."

Soft drink consumption in children poses a significant risk factor for impaired calcification of growing bones."

Of the fifty-seven children who had low blood calcium levels, thirty-eight (66.7 percent) drank more than four bottles (12 to 16 ounces per bottle) of soft drinks per week, but only forty-eight (28 percent) of the 171 children with normal serum calcium levels consumed as much soft drink. These results more than support the contention that soft drink consumption leads to lower calcium levels in children. This situation that ultimately leads to poor bone mineralization, which explains the greater risk of broken bones in children who consume soft drinks."

More can be found here:
Added 6/14/2010 6:51:48 PM
17,177,436 questions answered
Popular Conversations
what is the mode of 3, 7, 9, 2, 5, 3, 4, 6, 1, 0 User: {3, 7, 9, 2, ...
Weegy: I assume you mean divided by and the answer would be 1 User: {3, 7, 9, 2, 5, 3, 4, 6, 1, 0} the mode of these ...
8/28/2014 10:48:20 AM| 3 Answers
x/8-6>2
8/28/2014 2:19:03 PM| 3 Answers
Control programs are also known as
8/28/2014 2:34:02 AM| 2 Answers
Which individual or entity is responsible for conducting long-range ...
Weegy: Logistics section is responsible for conducting long-range and/or contingency planning. ........... User: ...
8/28/2014 6:22:01 AM| 2 Answers
My Section supports the incident response by overseeing contracting ...
Weegy: Answer: Logistics section Chief
8/28/2014 6:22:50 AM| 2 Answers
4(x-7)=2
Weegy: x - 2 = 7 x = 7 + 2 x = 9 User: 4t-13=57
8/28/2014 7:05:07 AM| 2 Answers
14 · (4 + 3)-1
8/28/2014 10:27:42 AM| 2 Answers
The symbol for the hydronium ion is _____. H+ H3O- H3O+ OH-
Weegy: The symbol for the hydroxide ion is OH- .
8/28/2014 11:35:15 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
R
L
1
1
P
C
1
P
1
1
L
P
C
P
C
1
P
C
L
P
C
1
P
C
P
C
Points 2577 [Total 24177]| Ratings 4| Comments 2537| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
L
Points 2216 [Total 6192]| Ratings 8| Comments 2136| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
C
P
C
1
L
L
Points 2079 [Total 15693]| Ratings 12| Comments 1959| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 2022 [Total 17049]| Ratings 6| Comments 1962| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
Points 1900 [Total 9607]| Ratings 2| Comments 1880| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 900 [Total 18471]| Ratings 0| Comments 900| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 558 [Total 5122]| Ratings 0| Comments 558| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 554 [Total 11215]| Ratings 1| Comments 544| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 411 [Total 614]| Ratings 1| Comments 401| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 369 [Total 369]| Ratings 2| Comments 319| Invitations 3|Online
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.