How to Alkalize Your Body For Good Health
So why would you want to alkalize, you might ask…?
Did you know… when our body tissues become too acidic it signifies to the bacteria which live within us and around us that we are dead and to begin decomposing the body…
The pH of the cells & fluids in your body can affect every process in your body, and of these fluids the blood is the most important. Acidic blood stresses your body by starving the muscles, tissues & organs as it can’t carry as much oxygen and nutrients as alkaline blood. Being too acidic is the fastest way to stiffness & pain and you may find muscle and energy recovery is much slower. This also makes it harder to release and lengthen problem muscles during bodywork treatments like massage.
Problems that occur…
Acidic blood has been linked to fatigue and a host of degenerative conditions including heart problems, cancer, arthritis, acidosis, diabetes, ulcers, liver disease, kidney failure, gallstones, premature ageing and mood disorders to name a few. Excess acid thickens your blood making the heart work harder to pump it through your body. Low pH allows bacteria to thrive which may result in frequent coughs & colds and other infections.
Mono-ortho-calcium phosphate is the buffer that maintains the alkaline level in the blood, so to combat acidity one of the main things the body will do is take minerals like calcium, from bones to balance the pH. This can make osteoporosis more likely.
What causes acidic blood?
Eating a diet high in sugar, red meat & processed carbohydrates will increase acidity as well as coffee, alcohol, soft drinks, smoking, pharmaceuticals & recreational drugs and lack of sleep. Stress; physical, mental & emotional, will also increase acidity.
How to Alkalize…
To quickly increase alkalinity in cases of ill health or extreme acidity taking Global Harmony’s Alkalizer will do the trick. It may also be taken daily for maintenance or you may want try to balance your blood pH by adding alkalizing foods to your diet, such as lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, most nuts, seeds, grains, oils and herbs. Generally stick to a variety of fresh foods and you will be on the right road. Try and steer clear of artificial anything. Manufactured foods are definitely not alkalizing. An 80% Alkaline 20% Acid ratio is recommended for good health. Alkalizer may be purchased from http://www.vitalhealthconnections.com.
One simple recipe you could begin using today is the lemon detox drink:
1. Mix together the juice of ½ a lemon, 2 tablespoons of pure maple syrup (not the maple flavoured sugar kind), a pinch of cayenne pepper, a dash of ground ginger, a pinch of turmeric and fill the rest of the glass with purified water.
2. Stir and swallow. Mmmmmm… delicious.
It is actually quite a pleasant drink. If you find it is not, it is your body’s way of saying you are too acidic. Your taste buds will change as you become more alkaline. You will find you like the flavours of foods you hadn’t before and even those you did like will taste better.
Another great way to help alkalize your body is to meditate and remove the thoughts that create mental stress. Adjusting your mindset is key to your physical, mental, spiritual and financial health.
So having a slightly alkaline body is essential to staying youthful and healthy.
Tina Black is a full-time mum and the founder of http://www.masterfulwealthcreations.com – a marketing company designed to help people start their own home business in the personal and prosperity development industry. Tina has also worked in the health and wellness industry for over 7 years.
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