Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 16 - Section 16.5 - Autoionization of Water and pH - Chemistry and Medicine - Page 736: 1


Meringue is less likely to irritate an ulcer.

Work Step by Step

Since the lime present in the key lime pie is an acidic solution, it can increase the acidity of the stomach juices, which can irritate the ulcer. At the same time, meringue does not have this acidity.
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