I am often asked for clarity on this issue of the acid-alkaline diet. There is a whole “diet industry sub-culture” grown up around the acid-alkali thing, and there are a lot of companies selling supplements and products designed to help you ‘get alkaline’.
This keeps coming up, and I keep meaning to write about it, so I thought I’d address it properly, once and for all.
I’ll keep this as short and non-scientific as I can, I hope it’s OK and you can all follow it.
We hear all this talk of “You eat the wrong foods and your body will be too acidic.”
These people need to define “your body”
What bit do they mean? Read more