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Eating An Alkaline Diet? Why Not Make Your Own Alkaline Water?!
Regular readers of NaturalOn already know that to beat cancer and other diseases, your body should be a little bit on the alkaline side. For most Americans, the opposite appears to be true. The typical American diet of fast food and processed foods, environmental issues and toxins, even stress can all make our bodies more acidic … sometimes very acidic.
Why do you want a more alkaline state? Because cancer and other diseases cannot survive in an alkaline environment.
An acidic state leads to serious health complications over time, including digestive problems, weight gain, fatigue, and caner.
The pH scale starts at 0, which is the most acidic, to 14, the most alkaline. Therefore, neutral would be 7 and, our bodies run best when they are a bit on the alkaline side of about 7.4.
Our internal organs run on different pH levels. For example, as you might expect, our saliva is more acidic in order to digest food. The pH of the mouth can range between 6.5 and 7. Our skin, on the other hand, runs about 5.0. Our digestive system can vary quite a bit depending on our diet — somewhere between 1.5 and 7.0! That’s a huge difference.
The International Journal of Cosmetic Science published a 2006 study finding that in order to prevent infections, the pH of our skin would work better if it were working in the 4 or 4.5 range..
Science discovered long ago that the food we eat greatly determines the overall pH level of the body and, in this way, determines our overall health.
Dr. Otto Warburg found this out in 1931, which earned him the Nobel Prize in medicine. Since then, researchers have constantly struggled to determine the pH value of various foods and their overall contribution to the body.
Dr. Warburg’s discovery found that between 90 to 95 percent of all cancers occur in an acidic environment. He also discovered that cancer cells cannot live in an alkaline environment, which he determined was anything 7.36 or higher.
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