Your pH level is commonly not considered by medical professionals as a leading cause of health issues. Most Doctors are taught about pH as it relates to blood, which is highly regulated around 7.4. They don’t usually consider that the human body works best when its intercellular fluids are at the same level. Almost all body functions work best when the pH level is alkaline, above 7, not acidic, below 7.
You can have many issues if your pH is either too high (8.5) or too low (6.5). The symptoms of extreme pH (in either direction) are lethargy, labored breathing, and illness. Due to their diet, most people’s pH is below 7. Most harmful viruses and bacteria thrive in an acidic intracellular environment, but they will die if your pH level is where it should be. To best determine if your food will break down and become acidic, use the chart below provided by AlkaMind.
As you can see from the chart, most food we eat produces acidic pH in our bodies. Start by slowly removing just one acidic food a week and replacing it with something alkalizing. The goal is better health, not the speed of change. Switching pH levels too fast could make you sick since it will be detoxing.
As a life hack, while you slowly change your diet, I recommend drinking one gallon of pure water throughout the day mixed with one teaspoon full of baking soda. Test your urine for pH first thing every morning until you can sustain a pH level at 7.4, then test weekly after that. Chill the water and add a little bit of real lemon juice to improve the taste at first. You will get used to it after a while.
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