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alkaline

having the properties of or containing an alkali

alkaline

[′al·kə‚līn]
(chemistry)
Having properties of an alkali.
Having a pH greater than 7.
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The idea is that an alkaline diet helps to maintain the body's acidity at healthy levels
The study also points to documented benefits of an alkaline diet, including preservation of muscle mass with ageing.
Of course, alkaline diet, adrenal and thyroid support with antioxidants, healthful habits, and stress reduction are very important.
Basically, an alkaline diet is one that focuses on vegetables, fruit, and legumes while avoiding the overconsumption of grains, meat, dairy, and most nuts except hazelnuts.
According to scientists in Colorado, the ultra-marathon runner has an extraordinary high lactate threshold, but Karnazes reckons that his low body fat, low sweat rate, highly alkaline diet and low exposure to environmental toxins are the secret behind his running abilities.
Besides the protein content, this helps to balance the strongly alkaline diet.
Great for pH balance: It's not easy for Americans to follow an alkaline diet, especially with our fast-paced lives.
Natural medicine treatment at this time was to encourage an alkaline diet and prescribed a herbal tonic consisting of antiseptic and digestive herbs and the nervine Chamomile for treatment.
Focus on natural Stevia sweeteners as part of your alkaline diet program.
The diet regimes also suggest that an alkaline diet ( fruit and vegetables) rather than acidic diet ( cereals and pulses) can prevent deadly diseases which are an outcome of eating foods that result in an acidic ash residue.
Apparently, it is better to eat a more alkaline diet because high levels of acid can upset the healthy functioning of the body.