Sunday, January 3, 2010

Busy Stomach

Every 3 days, your body makes a new protective lining for your stomach. Without it, the stomach would literally eat itself alive in about 2 weeks. The hydrochloric acid of the human digestive process is so powerful a corrosive that it easily can burn its way through a cotton handkerchief, and even penetrate the iron of an automobile body. Yet, it doesn’t endanger the stomach’s sticky mucous walls.

3 comments:

SteveA said...

interesting!

Wonder Man said...

I did not know that! Wow!

Berry Blog said...

I feel better now. Wonder what Prevacid is doing to my stomach?