Vol 4 No 1 (2018): Current Issue
Review Article

Acid-Base Control and Osteoporosis: A Review

Uriel S Barzel
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
Published October 5, 2018


Bone functions as a store of alkali buffer, and is consumed over time if the organism is continually exposed to an acid-producing diet. This may result in osteoporosis. Alkali therapy may protect the bone, and may prevent the development of osteoporosis.