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Pearl from the Doctor's Satchel: Lemon Juice

Pearl from the Doctor's Satchel: Lemon Juice

2006 Wellness Clubs of America.com
 

Stomach acid tends to decline with age. Stomach acid is necessary for optimum absorption of nutrients such as calcium and iron.

Drinking a glass of water containing the juice of lemon prior to meals may be helpful in improving calcium absorption and general digestion.