Alkaline diets don’t pass the acid test

Vegetables for sale at a market in Bohol, Philippines. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jasper Greek Golangco)

Vegetables for sale at a market in Bohol, Philippines.
(Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jasper Greek Golangco)

It’s the latest fad to hit the weight-loss industry and like some before it, it’s being dismissed as simply fact manipulation with very little scientific evidence to back up the claims.

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Peptides: panacea or PED?

Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Psychonaught

Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Psychonaught

There has been a lot of chatter lately, mostly in the personal-training establishment, about peptides; and depending on whom you talk to or what you read, peptides are either a miracle substance that can cure some of the world’s worst ills or they’re the next big thing for cheats in sport.

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