Eating Alkaline Foods Will Not Kill the Coronavirus

Eating a diet made up of alkaline foods will not prevent someone from being infected with COVID-19 since the body’s pH levels cannot be changed through diet.

  • Published 3 April 2020

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A false post circulating on social media claims that COVID-19 has a pH level between 5.5 to 8.5, and in order to fend off the virus people must consume alkaline foods. “This is to inform us all that the pH for corona virus varies from 5.5 to 8.5. All we need to do, to beat coronavirus, we need to take more of an alkaline foods that are above the pH level of the virus,” the… Read at AP News