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Alkaline Diet as Cancer Treatment

June 10, 2011

The alkaline diet is an eating plan that emphasizes focusing the bulk of your food choices on alkaline foods, or foods that proponents say can prevent your body’s pH level from becoming too acidic. Alkaline diet adherents claim that consuming too many acid-forming foods can increase your risk of developing a variety of health problems, including cancer. Supporters contend that following an alkaline diet strictly can not only decrease your cancer risk, it can kill existing cancer cells. However, reputable medical institutions disagree — they point out that there is no scientific evidence to back up the claim that an alkaline diet can prevent or treat any type of cancer.

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Credit:  Livestrong.com Website

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