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Below are external links to studies published in medical journals that reference the science behind our filters. We strive to find articles that are available online, either through the publishing journal or a third party full-text provider.

Acid-base balance and hydration status following consumption of mineral-based alkaline bottled water

STUDY BACKGROUND: The present study sought to determine whether the consumption of a mineral-rich alkalizing (AK) bottled water could improve both acid-base balance and hydration status in young healthy adults under free-living conditions. The AK water contains a naturally high mineral content along with Alka-PlexLiquid™, a dissolved supplement that increases the mineral content and gives the water an alkalizing pH of 10.0.

Supplementation with alkaline minerals reduces symptoms in patients with chronic low back pain

STUDY BACKGROUND: The cause of low back pain is heterogeneous, it has been hypothesised that a latent chronic acidosis might contribute to these symptoms. It was tested whether a supplementation with alkaline minerals would influence symptoms in patients with low back pain symptoms. In an open prospective study 82 patients with chronic low back pain received daily 30 g of a lactose based alkaline multimineral supplement (Basica®) over a period of 4 weeks in addition to their usual medication. Pain symptoms were quantified with the “Arhus low back pain rating scale” (ARS).

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