An alkaline diet is a way of eating that emphasizes consumption of fresh, whole alkaline foods, while eliminating processed or acidic foods, to maintain a healthy pH balance within the body. A pH-balanced body is better ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Diet Plans

The alkaline diet consists of fruits and vegetables, soybeans and tofu, and some types of nuts, seeds and legumes, according to WebMD. The goal of this diet is to avoid highly acidic foods that cause an increase in the p... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

There is no compelling evidence that an alkaline diet can treat cancer or reduce one's overall cancer risk, according to the Canadian Cancer Agency. However, an alkaline diet is often rich in fruits and vegetables and lo... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer
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