Why become Alkaline?

The majority of the foods in our diets today are high in acidity. This added acidity is very taxing on our bodies over time, and forces the body to work harder to keep everything working properly. Fat and toxins get hastily stored, fungus and detrimental bacteria thrive, and if long-term acidosis sets in further health problems can begin to develop. In recent fact, acidosis is the common condition linked to almost all major diseases, especially those associated with degeneration.  You are acidic when fluids/systems in your body (never your blood; your body sacrifices anything to keep your blood to a tight pH.) start to fall below 7 on the pH scale. The human body is designed to operate in a slightly alkaline state or 7.2~7.4. The common denominator between almost all major ailments and disease is a host living within an internal chemistry ph of under 7. The human body was designed to operate in an alkaline state, and alkalinity is the key to long lasting good health! Alkaline forming foods are typically

Detriments of being Acidic:

  • General inflammation and joint pain
  • Body stores Fats and Toxins
  • Causes fatigue and low energy levels
  • Mental Fog
  • Weakens the immunity of our bodies
  • Leads to growth of unhealthy bacteria, yeasts, fungi
  • Contributes to formation of all major diseases (Cancer, Heart Disease, Alzheimers, Osteoporosis to name a few)
  • and more… google it!

Benefits of being Alkaline:

  • Body operates in it’s natural balance as intended
  • High energy levels
  • No mental Fog
  • Increased metabolism, achieve optimal weight
  • Significantly lowers chance of developing diseases/ detrimental conditions.
  • Nutrients and Minerals are processed properly into the body
  • and more… google it!

What Is The Acid-Alkaline Diet?

 

The alkaline diet has its roots (no pun intended) in microbiology, plant based nutrition, sports science and longevity studies. It is based on a diet abundant in nutritionally dense foods containing alkaline salts, green foods, whole grains, clean protein and omega oils.

We also focus on cutting out “acid foods“, which are the ones you already know are bad for you – cola, chips, chocolate, sweets, burgers, dairy, etc.. We advocate the consumption of clean alkaline water, efficient exercise and relaxation techniques. Together these all help to boost health, energy and wellbeing.

The results we have experienced since 2004 are now fully proven by the independent Food Standards Authority. The benefits of the alkaline diet have now been independently assessed by a team of scientists giving you the certainty that this lifestyle works!

To become alkaline you simply need to start focusing 70-80% of your diet on the alkaline foods and try to limit the acid foods. Back this up with 3-4 litres of good quality, clean, alkaline water each day and you will soon start to feel fantastic!

It’s simple!!!

There are many systems in the body that must function within a balanced state. Your
temperature (98.6), your levels of blood sugar, oxygen and carbon dioxide and yes, your pH! The
delicate balance between the acid and alkaline level of your body fluids, should be at least 7.2-
7.4, slightly alkaline. When you keep your body in a slightly alkaline state
, you have the greatest
chance of restoring yourself to a better state of health and thus increasing your vitality. When the
body is in an acid state; infection and disease may have a greater chance to thrive. Acidity has
also been linked, as a contributor, to various chronic degenerative conditions.
The S.A.D,
or the Standard American Diet, is very high in acid forming foods which cause our
bodies to become acidic and, therefore, more susceptible to disease. Is it any wonder that chronic
health conditions are on the rise at an alarming rate? In fact, how often are dinner conversations
turning to health conversations with more and more people experiencing conditions like
depression, chronic fatigue, ADHD, arthritis and allergies? Here’s one reason why… When you
eat an acidic meal; your body must restore the delicate alkaline balance to the system. To do
this it draws on your alkaline mineral stores (calcium, sodium, potassium, and magnesium),
thus creating a mineral shortage and imbalance.
Over time, these mineral deficiencies can cause
serious problems for other systems in the body, and therefore those system may not be able to
function optimally. Systems such as, the immune system, hormone system and digestive system.
For example: Magnesium is necessary for over 300 enzyme systems in the body, sodium (not
table salt) is key for the proper functioning of the kidneys (water retention), calcium is necessary
for the body’s structural integrity (osteoporosis), and the transmission of nerve impulses and
muscle contractions throughout the entire body. Hmmm…the heart is a muscle!𰀀
It has been observed that, if an acid condition is present for even a short period of time the body
will have already begun the degenerative process and progression towards developing health
conditions.
In order to overcome the acidic condition that many of us have created in our bodies, we must look to healthy eating, or super supplements to help aide a more alkaline forming lifestyle.

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