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A man sits down to eat a large steak. Concerned about heartburn, he takes several antacid tablets before eating so as to neutralize his stomach acid.
Which of the following may result from this action?
Increased chemical digestion of the protein in the steak by the stomach.
Decreased absorption of the protein in the steak by the small intestines.
An increase in the peristaltic actions of the man’s digestive tract.
Increased urine production by the man's kidneys.