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alkalize

alkalize

, alkalinize (al′kă-līz″) (-lĭ-nīz″)
To make alkaline.
alkalinization (al″kă-lin″ĭ-zā′shŏn) alkalization (al″kă-lĭ-zā′shŏn)
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If you can alkalinize your blood, you remove some of your weight gain and bloating that come from food sensitivities very quickly.
The mechanism behind these observed protective effects is thought to relate to the ability of bicarbonate to alkalinize the urine and to slow the Haber-weiss reaction that generate reactive oxygen species via iron-dependent pathways.
Lemon and lime juice are an excellent source of citrate, and they alkalinize urine.
In contrast most vegetables, fruits, and spices net hydroxide ions [OH], which alkalinize the bloodstream.
MCT = medium chain triglycerides that help alkalinize the body
Prevention strategies include daily ingestion of potassium citrate, "because it alkalinizes the urine and solubilizes urinary calcium," he said.
The rationale behind using sodium bicarbonate in this setting is that it alkalinizes the renal tubules, thus protecting them from free radicals (an acidic environment promotes free radical formation).
Acetazolamide (Diamox) is a medication that alkalinizes the urine.
Because it alkalinizes water, thus making drinking water less acidic, it decreases absorption of aluminum, which should result in less deposition of aluminum in brain tissue.