Difference Between Alkaline and Acidic Foods

Foods can be divided into two general groups: the alkaline and the acidic food groups. They are categorized based on their effects on the pH level of the bloodstream. Both foods, when taken excessively, may cause either of the two conditions: systemic acidosis or severe alkalosis. Therefore, it is important to take proper balance of both alkaline and acidic foods. Understanding the pH Scale It is important to understand how pH works in order to know more about the concept of alkaline and acidic. The pH scale ranges from 0 to 14. While 7 is considered neutral,  the range below [...]

Is Alkaline Water A Scam?

There are a lot of interest being generated by the marketers of alkaline water and a lot of consumers are left asking the question: Is it a scam? Alkaline water is marketed as the easy way to neutralize acid in the bloodstream. A number of “experts” claim that it boosts the body’s metabolism and aid in the effective nutrient absorption. In addition, they also state that it can help in disease prevention and slow down cell degeneration process. Are These Proven Claims? The answer is a big no. According to the MayoClinic.com, there are no medical records to prove that [...]

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