Well you should know yourself John that giving alkaline supplements without the proper food based mild acids and the complexed carbohydrates that supps in themselves are ineffective! It,s having the proper knowledge and experience that makes the difference ! You cant expect that a study done without this knowledge to come up with any other conclusion!
which underscores the importance of getting these from inclusion of fruits and vegetables in the diet.
How many testimonials have we heard where total raw vegans having no success with thier diets unless they know the quality of these foods. Fruits and veggies low on the brix scale are without nutrition and can be just as useless as a few poorly consumed minerals, unless you have access to homegrown fruits and veggies with a knowledge of the soil they where grown in leaves your underscored conclusion a little faulty!