Acidic Foods vs Alkaline Foods - which do you eat more of? If you eat more of the foods on the left, you might be eating too much acid. You want to follow an 80/20 alkaline to acid ratio when it comes to what you put in your body.
"When the body is acidic, it creates an environment for viruses and bacteria to flourish. The effect is a weakened immune system, frequent illness & infection and is considered part of the underlying disease process. Some of the common conditions related to acidity include osteoporosis, cancer and arthritis. Research shows that the pH of cancer tumors are always acidic but a diet high in alkaline minerals which raises the pH, helps to prevents cancer growth and cell mutation.