How To Make Alkaline Water To Fight Fatigue, Digestive Issues And Cancer
If you want to keep your body healthy, make sure it always has an alkaline pH level. Nowadays, most of us are more likely to have a more acidic body duet many reasons like environmental factors, our foods and stress.
Why is this important?
The answer is simple. If our body is more acidic, we are at higher risk of suffering from digestive problems, weight gain, and fatigue.
Besides, if our body environment is excessively acidic for a long time, the healthy cells could turn toxic and even become cancerous.
The Acidic-Alkaline Mechanism of Our Body
The pH scale runs 0 to 14, with 0 representing the highest-possible acidity and 14 the very opposite. 7 is the neutral mark.
The fact is that our body requires a light alkaline environment to work. The optimal level is 7.4. But that is not a standard for entire body.
Our different organs and body systems need different pH levels. The following points will give you a better idea:
– Saliva – It has pH level in the range 6.5 and 7.0. The higher acidity is for helping with digesting foods.
– Skin – pH level of 5. As per a study (published – International Journal of Cosmetic Science), the pH level must be between 4 and 4.5 because this will allow bacteria essential for healing and fighting infections to thrive in the skin.
– Digestive Tract – pH level in the range 1.5 and 7.0. It will depend on so many factors, particularly our food.
Why Our Body Needs Alkalinity?
The impact of food on overall body pH levels has been known for more than a century now. Dr. Otto Warburg discovered that 90 to 95% of cancers have acidic environment as the cause behind them. He also claimed that cancer cannot thrive or develop in an alkaline environment (our body) if the pH level is about 7.36. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine in 1931 for his discovery.
So many studies have since been conducted on the effect of different pH levels of foods and drinks on our body – how they contributed to acidity or alkalinity.
Just like Dr. Warburg said almost a century ago, over-acidity or acidosis has been found to be related to development of not only cancer, but other diseases like heart disease, osteoporosis, and diabetes, and almost all chronic disease which the human race suffers from today.
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