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Does an overly alkaline diet contribute to GERD or lpr?

Does an overly alkaline diet contribute to GERD or lpr?

No: Presuming you don't mean lye or something that alkaline, it shouldn't contribute significantly. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What foods or drinks should you avoid for an alkaline diet?

What foods or drinks should you avoid for an alkaline diet?

It's bunk: Look, you put protein as meat then it's considered bad, but the same compounds in nuts are considered good. First, if you breath really really rapidly you become alkaline. You also become UNCONSCIOUS. Body corrects acidity in a narrow range. By many ways. trying to be alkaline CAN NOT WORK. ...Read more

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Want to know whether we should be bother about chinese calander if my wife is already following alkaline diet from last four months(to have a baby boy?

Want to know whether we should be bother about chinese calander if my wife is already following alkaline diet from last four months(to have a baby boy?

Not sure: I am not an expert on what you are asking. I do know that chinese medicine is accurate. If you know a chinese medicine expert, ask them. My best answer would be that the energy of the alkaline diet coupled with the chinese calendar would increase the likelihood of conceiving the child you want. ...Read more

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If a more alkaline diet will prevent cancer, does that mean we need to drop the pH levels?

If a more alkaline diet will prevent cancer, does that mean we need to drop the pH levels?

No: The use of alkaline diet with no meat, cheese or grain has no association with blood pH levels and control of cancer. Cancer is genetic in 10% of patients and 90% environmental. As such exposure to carcinogens (not part of an alkaline diet) and viruses induce most malignancies. As such the MMTV virus hits breast , prostate and WBC to induce malignancies. Hep C is associated with hepatoma. ...Read more

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Do you believe an alkaline diet will result in more alkaline urine?

Do you believe an alkaline diet will result in more alkaline urine?

Alkaline diet?: What is an alkaline diet? Normal diet results in a slightly acidic urine due to products of metabolism. Making urine alkaline may be needed in some urinary disorders, but should be done under the care of a doctor. There is nothing desirable about making urine alkaline for a normal person. ...Read more

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I have read that an alkaline diet can have positive effects on rosacea. Why is this?

I have read that an alkaline diet can have positive effects on rosacea. Why is this?

That's baloney: I'm really sorry that there are websites like this. People simply make stuff up so they'll appear to be your learned, helpful friends and ultimately get you buy something worthless. If you're interested in "natural healing", get with an evidence-based holist. Rosacea can be managed by scientific medicine. It's not pleasant, but we have stuff that works. Take advantage of it. ...Read more

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Could you tell me how much faith should one place in an alkaline diet for cancer prevention?

Could you tell me how much faith should one place in an alkaline diet for cancer prevention?

None: This was just made up by a quack to sell some books. It has nothing to do with reality -- even arguing with these folks is like debating someone who claims that the moon is made of green cheese and there's a conspiracy of astronauts to hide the truth. ...Read more

Dr. David Earle
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Gerd (Definition)

It is normal to have some gastroesophageal reflux (ger). It becomes a disease( gerd) when it causes organ damage (imflammation of the esophagus, or barrett's esophagus), it has a significant negative impact on your life, or requires dependence ...Read more