Maintaining your body’s pH balance is extremely important to your health. When your pH is balanced at a normal healthy level, your body is slightly more alkaline instead of acidic. Our standard American diets are packed with acidic foods (fast, fried and fake). Plus, we are more stressed and exposed to more environmental toxins than ever, and this can make balancing our pH levels difficult.
Are you confused by what acidity means? The difference between acidity and alkalinity may be a bit confusing, so here is a chart to help you see the differences.
If you really start to pay attention, for the most part, the unhealthy foods are the most acidic to consume. Did you know that soda is one of the most acidic substances you can put into your body? This acidic condition creates an ideal environment for sickness to thrive. When we are acidic, our bodies will borrow minerals from our bones, teeth and organs to try to neutralize the acidity. High acid levels can cause multiple problems like diarrhea, osteoporosis, anxiety, rheumatoid arthritis, and compromised immune systems and cell health. [Read more…]