Diet Composition - Alkaline Diet

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The alkaline diet (also referred to as the acid-base or the alkaline acid diet) is marketed to the general public as a way to improve health and cure diseases including cancer, obesity, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, cellulite and mental illness. This marketing is done via the Internet, alternative health providers, salespeople, flyers, magazines, direct mail marketing, and books directed to lay audiences. The concept behind this marketing, the acid-ash hypothesis (also
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Last Updated: 2021-08-03