Tag: HCL

“In this video, Dr. Berg talks about the relationship between Potassium and Stomach Acid. Not having enough potassium could have difficulty making hydrochloric acid. He also talks about how Potassium is critical in the stomach’s abililty to make acid (HCL). 4,700mg / day of Potassium is needed for a healthy person….[up to 6,000mg for those with insulin resistance, rheumatoid Arthritis, high stress levels, etc.]”

Supplements: HCL: The Importance of Hydrochloric Acid: Dr. Berg

A lack of enough acid in the stomach can affect your ability to absorb vitamins, to prevent acid reflux (GERD), and to break down proteins that create essential hormones like your “happy hormone” serotonin, which is very important for lifting the mood and keeping us positive. Source: The Importance of Hydrochloric Acid