acid-forming acid-forming

Definition(s):

  • (adj) yielding an acid in aqueous solution

Usage(s):

  • Dentists generally agree on one clue to the mystery: certain acid-forming bacteria, such as lactobacilli, grow on tooth enamel, ferment crumbs of sweet and starchy foods which .

News

  • Alkaline diet claims get sour response from doctors

    What's an 'alkaline diet'? "Eat the Alkaline Way," by Vicki Edgson, says that meats, soda, wheat and other processed foods are acid-forming. Fruits, vegetables and grains, such as millet, are considered alkaline.
    on October 26, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

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