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al·ka·line

 (ăl′kə-lĭn, -līn′)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or containing an alkali.
2.
a. Having a pH greater than 7.
b. Having a relatively low concentration of hydrogen ions.
3. Of or relating to a common disposable battery made of zinc and manganese dioxide.

alkaline

(ˈælkəˌlaɪn) or

alkalin

adj
(Chemistry) having the properties of or containing an alkali

al•ka•line

(ˈæl kəˌlaɪn, -lɪn)

adj.
of, containing, or like an alkali, esp. in having a pH greater than 7. Compare acid (def. 5c)
[1670–80]
al`ka•lin′i•ty (-ˈlɪn-) n.

al·ka·line

(ăl′kə-lĭn, ăl′kə-līn′)
1. Capable of neutralizing an acid; basic.
2. Relating to or containing an alkali.

alkalinity noun
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alkaline - relating to or containing an alkalialkaline - relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7; "alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
acidic - being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)
amphiprotic, amphoteric - having characteristics of both an acid and a base and capable of reacting as either
Translations
قَلَوي
zásaditýalkalický
alkaliskbasisk
alkalialkalinenemäksinen
lúgos
alkalískur, basískur
alkaliskbasisk
zásaditý
alkaliskbasisk
alkalik

alkaline

[ˈælkəlaɪn] ADJalcalino

alkaline

[ˈælkəlaɪn] adjalcalin(e)

alkaline

adjbasisch, alkalisch; alkaline solutionLauge f

alkaline

[ˈælkəlaɪn] adjalcalino/a

alkali

(ˈӕlkəlai) noun
a substance, the opposite of acid, such as soda.
ˈalkaline (-lain) adjective

alkaline

adj alcalino; — phosphatase fosfatasa alcalina
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ALKALINE DIET CELEBRITY FOLLOWERS: Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, and American football star Tom Brady.
The alkaline diet, whose celebrity fans reportedly include Gywneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston and Victoria Beckham, is based on the idea that our modern diets cause our body to produce too much acid.
Trying the ketogenic diet like Kim Kardashian or the alkaline diet like Tom Brady probably won't yield the same results for the average person.
Interestingly, in 1988 he faced civil and criminal charges via the New York City Supreme Court for practicing medicine without a license, a jury trial was organized, but he was found not guilty because the prosecution failed to convince the jury that he was making a medical diagnosis based on his concepts on an Alkaline diet that would nurture the cells of the body and activate the body's bio-electric conductivity for healing.
Due to being told it was acid reflux I tried my best to go onto a more alkaline diet.
The concept of the alkaline diet centres on the well-established fact that different foods affect our body's pH balance differently.
Instead of becoming depressed, David decided to research the condition and started a strict alkaline diet to reduce the amount of sugar in his body.
This is in contrast to our previous study, which showed that long-term consumption an alkaline diet was associated with higher maximal RER values.
Corrett - an advocate of the alkaline diet, which involves eating mainly alkaline foods for the optimum pH balance - has teamed up with Currys PC World to create new recipes based on some of the most popular foods and kitchen appliances on social media (with papaya, roasted aubergine and pomegranates getting people talking and sharing snaps).
British Dietetic Association's verdict: The theory of the alkaline diet is that eating certain foods can help maintain the body's ideal pH balance (acidity levels) to improve overall health.
We're more acidic than we need to be," she comments, "so I try to eat a very alkaline diet to keep my pH in the normal range.