OK, let’s try a game of “Identify the Author”. No fair Googling – that’ll call it right up. No, see if you can figure out on your own who believes this:
“Animal cells survive best in an alkaline environment with a blood pH of 7.35 to 7.45. Plant cells are the opposite; they prefer an acidic environment. As our bodies become increasingly acidic, some cells adapt through an internal evolutionary process and become more like plant cells. These abnormal plantlike cells have a high tendency to become cancer cells, which thrive in an acidic environment. So an important strategy for preventing or treating cancer is to maintain an alkaline environment in the body.”
No, it’s not our old friend Kevin Trudeau, although it sure does sound like him and the other “pH is destiny” people. The guy I’m writing about does indeed sell nutritional supplements, though, and has sold a device to make “alkaline water” at home. About that:
“Another issue concerns the infrastructure of water. Magnetic resonance imaging reveals that most tap water is organized into microclusters of about 12 water molecules each. In alkalinized water, the microclusters are reduced in size to only six molecules per cluster. This enhances the permability, solubility, and absorption of the water, thereby boosting its detoxification effects.”
Great stuff! I’ll bet you’ve never seen anything that enhances the solubility of water before. There are a lot of water hucksters out there, for sure, and these claims could be slapped on any of a thousand shady web sites and fit right in.
But that’s not where I got them. This guy doesn’t have any late-night infomercials, or at least not yet. I’ll leave this post up for a while, then update it with the real source, and a few more comments. . .
Update: Here’s the source, with more comments.