Dec. 6, 2021

pH Balance and Robert O. Young's pH "Miracle"

This episode is anything but basic! 

Learn about how our amazing bodies are constantly working to maintain a tight pH balance (no alkaline diet required). Then hear the story of a convicted medical fraudster who made tons of money selling fake medical “cures”, pseudoscientific diets, and unregulated supplements to terminally ill people.

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