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What would be the benefit from these "Health Balance" Drops?

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created January 12, 2013 at 6:10 PM

So, this may be a slightly non-paleo question, but I think it still applies.

Many members of my family visit a doctor in Largo, FL who has his own line of "health products". Grass-fed whey protein, omega-3 oil, etc. One of the things he offers (and my Aunts use) is called "AB Health Balace Drops". I am trying to figure out what the potential benefit would be for these. Not that I want to start using them myself, I'm just more curious about why they're being marketed.

The ingredients are: "Pure water, sodium silicate, castor oil, magnesium, calcium chloride"

Any thoughts?

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These are popular because it makes for another way to separate fools from their money.

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at 07:03 PM

How much of a benefit is it to alkalize the body?

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on January 13, 2013
at 07:17 AM

It's probably useless snake oil in my opinion. Nothing there looks beneficial or will be in too small of amounts to matter. Castor oil's effects don't go much beyond being a laxative, I really don't understand why it's becoming so popular with alternative health practitioners lately.

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on February 24, 2013
at 11:08 AM

These are popular because it makes for another way to separate fools from their money.

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on January 13, 2013
at 05:49 AM

Not sure, I use a additive to my ph water or distilled water called phour salts. That has Sodium bicarbonate, Magnesium bicarbonate, Potassium bicarbonate and Calcium bicarbonate, which alkalizes the body. It's like a gatorade without the sugar. Not sure why they would use sodium silicate though, unless it is something they think alkalizes the body, too. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium_silicate

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How much of a benefit is it to alkalize the body?

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