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Lesson 4b - A is for Acidity

The degree of acidity or alkalinity (base) of a substance is measured by its pH. pH is measured on a scale from 0 to 14.0. An environment with a pH of 7.0 is exactly neutral. Foods with a pH below 7.0 are acidic; a pH above 7.0 is alkaline. The lower the pH, the higher the acidity; the higher the pH, the lower the acidity. Read more about Lesson 4b - A is for Acidity


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