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Analysis of intrinsic pH, soluble solids and buffer effect of non-alcoholic drinks.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15500186     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The aim of the present study was to determine in vitro the erosive capacity of different common drinks employing intrinsic pH, soluble solids and buffer effect at pH 5.5 and pH 7.0 as end-points. Fifty- two drinks of mass consumption were selected and grouped according to type into 3 groups: 1: Juices (n = 23); 2: soy beverages (n = 18); 3: carbonated drinks (n = 11). The mean and standard deviation were calculated for each drink and for each group of drinks. The statistical analysis of the data was performed by Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and Tukey's test for multiple comparisons. Statistical significance was set at p < or = 0.05. The data showed that the 3 groups exhibited initial acid pH values. Natural juices had the greatest buffer effect. The soluble solids, expressed as Brix Grades, showed statistically significant differences between the regular and light forms of carbonated and soy beverages. The light and regular forms of the drinks included in the study failed to show statistically significant differences at pH 5.5 and pH 7.0.
A Argentieri; A Pistochini; R Doño
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta odontológica latinoamericana : AOL     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0326-4815     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Odontol Latinoam     Publication Date:  2003  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-25     Completed Date:  2004-11-16     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8610218     Medline TA:  Acta Odontol Latinoam     Country:  Argentina    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-44     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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MeSH Terms
Analysis of Variance
Beverages / analysis*
Carbonated Beverages / analysis
Fruit / chemistry
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Soy Milk / chemistry
Statistics, Nonparametric
Sucrose / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Buffers; 57-50-1/Sucrose

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