How to Go From Acidic to Alkaline pH For Health Benefits

acidic alkaline ph May 22, 2020

The pH of our body is so important to our overall health. Diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and cancer all occur in acidic conditions. The more we can bring our body into an alkaline state, the better it will be for our overall health. 

On a scale of 0 to 14, 0 is completely acidic and 14 is completely basic, or alkaline. 7 is neutral. 

We aim for a value of a blood pH of 7.35-7.45, which is slightly alkaline. 

Why does it matter? 

When our bodies are acidic for a few months or years, it creates issues in all parts of our body. This occurs because as our body works hard to restore the balance to an alkaline environment, it is unable to keep the immune system as strong while it is doing so.

Common issues we see with having an acidic body are: 

  • weakened immune system 
  • osteopenia or osteoporosis 
  • delayed muscle recovery 
  • slowed healing 
  • lack of detoxification processes in the body

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