5 Things You Need to Know About Maintaining Alkalinity in the Body

1. Balancing your pH The balance between acid and alkaline is key to maintaining a healthy inner environment. pH is the way we talk about levels of acidity and alkalinity, where a below 7 score indicates acidity and above 7 indicates alkalinity. The amount of free hydrogen determines pH. If the pH is balanced correctly, acids […]

March 11, 2011

Alkaline Foods & Spices

pH is a measure of how acidic or alkaline a substance is: a pH lower than 7 indicates a substance is acidic, a pH over 7 is alkaline and a pH of 7 is considered neutral. Your body generally maintains a relatively neutral pH, though factors in your diet can affect your body’s pH to make […]

December 3, 2010

Alkaline & pH Diet for Boys

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 17 percent of children ages 2 to 9 are overweight. Childhood obesity is an alarming trend. With risks of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, joint issues and the increased risk of being overweight as adults, many parents work hard to provide their children with healthy diets. Alkaline and pH […]

November 25, 2010

Foods that Alkalize

Acidosis occurs when the body’s pH is out of balance, according to “The pH Miracle.” Felicia Drury Kliment discusses in “The Acid Alkaline Balance Diet” that people are more prone to disease when their bodies suffer from acidosis and how creating an alkaline environment may protect against many diseases and conditions. The easiest way to alkalize […]

October 7, 2010

Alkaline Diet Foods for pH Balance

The alkaline diet espouses eating foods that take the body from a deleterious, acidic state from eating processed foods and fatty meats to a more alkaline blood chemistry. Balancing pH can result in better immune function, increased bone strength and more muscle mass says nutritional biochemist, John Berardi. Alkaline dieters can balance their pH with vegetables, fruits and […]

August 7, 2010
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