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9/10/2016Hello,

I have a nutritional question that I cannot get a definitive answer to:

We know that legumes/pulses are very good for us, and many suggest that they may have anti-cancer properties. However, we also know that legumes create an ACIDIC environment in our bodies, and as cancer patients, we need to try to maintain an ALKALINE body as much as possible.

My dilemma is that I donít know which is the preferred route: eat them for their health benefits, or donít eat them because acid can encourage cancer growth.

Even if someone can shed a little light on this subject, I would be so very grateful!

Trying to everything I know to improve my chances of living.
Thank you!!
RepliedJHU's Breast Center Reply
9/11/2016no definitive research has been done. the closest i could find related to nutrition and recurrence is this article:



http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26885943

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