In the human body, chlorine occurs as chloride together with sodium and helps generate the osmotic pressure of body fluids. Part of our gastric juice is hydrochloric acid. A lack of chloride results in indigestion.
- Consumption of chloride has been shown to contribute to normal digestion through its production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Mana is nutritionally complete food. Enjoy it as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.
Dietary Reference Intakes for Water, Potassium, Sodium, Chloride, and Sulfate. National Academy Press, Washington, DC: 2005. PMID: 101209392