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Synonyms for alkalize

turn basic and less acidic

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The diets for balanced patients have a great deal of flexibility; such patients will at times crave red meat and other acid-forming foods, and at other times desire only salads, citrus, and other more alkalinizing foods.
Citraturic, alkalinizing and antioxidative effects of limeade-based regimen in nephrolithiasis patients.
Its mode of action is different from alkalinizing agents such as antacids or histamine-2 receptor blockers and also proton pump inhibitors.
There is a long history of reversing cancer simply by alkalinizing the body.
Total doses of anthracycline and alkalinizing agents given to the patients with a diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma were calculated.
In other words, the excessive protein induces the body into an acidic state and, in its effort to restore balance, leaches alkalinizing calcium and other minerals from the skeletal system.
Common side effects of alkalinizing agents include nausea, abdominal bloating and diarrhea.
Diets high in protein and low in fruits and vegetables result in mild "acidosis" with aging because protein metabolism releases acids into the bloodstream in amounts that override the alkalinizing effect of bicarbonate in plant foods.
The antimicrobial activity and capacity to limit root resorption are related to the alkalinizing action of calcium hydroxide, which in turn is a consequence of its ionization into hydroxyl ions.
By alkalinizing the local environment, it enables more lidocaine (a weak base) or other similar local anesthetic to exist in an uncharged form.
Anyone with cancer should strive to eat a diet that's alkalinizing.
Thus, ingestion of alkalinizing agents mentioned above by increasing the extracellular pH may create a favourable pH gradient for efflux of intracellular lactate and [H.
Sodium bicarbonate inhibits free radical formation by alkalinizing renal tubules, something normal saline does not do.
In addition, alkalinizing urine is difficult to achieve and may worsen hypocalcemia (Cohen & Rao, 1997).