Category Archives for "pH Based Diets – acid/alkaline"

Symptoms of kidney stones and how to avoid getting them

Q and A: Why & How To Dissolve Kidney Stones Naturally​Dear Dr. Susan, I passed a kidney stone last week. It was excruciating! X-rays showed three more to come that are small enough that I should be able to pass them on my own. How I can prevent this from ever happening again? —Mary Ann  Dear Mary Ann,  I’m so […]

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Lab methods to test for your acid-alkaline imbalance

Two tests in the medical field that can indicate your pH status.In my last post I introduced to you several testing methods that can help indicate your acid-alkaline status and any obvious imbalances based on your current diet, level of stress or exposure to medications or chemicals. I hope you were able to take my […]

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Self test to check if you are a natural alkaline producer: Aging test

Find out your natural propensity, and change itEven if you are more prone to be acidic you don’t’ have to stay that way. This simple questionnaire will tell you if you tend to be acidic or alkaline. Check all phrases that apply to you in each section below. If you tend toward acidity, it’s likely that you: ❑ […]

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Buffering agents to help your body become more alkaline

Raising your pH levels safely and improving athletic performanceToday we will explore two more commonly used buffering agent. Sodium citrate. Sodium citrate is a buffering agent that is sometimes used in place of sodium bicarbonate since it also has very helpful buffering capacity. Historically, certain fruit juices, which are high in potassium citrate and alkaline salts of […]

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Why alkalinizing agents and your pH balance can optimize your health

The relationship between exercise intensity and acid build-upDid you know that the Journal of Clinical Investigation, showed that with both intermittent and sustained exercise, the more intense the activity, the faster acid accumulates in your muscles and other tissues? So what should you do? Should you stop exercising? Logic will tell you that that would […]

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Over acidity, inflammation, toxicity and how to improve your health

Determining your body’s natural affinity to AcidityBefore we talk more about what to do with over acidity we have to help you determine what your body’s natural affinity is. If your pH-regulating system is working efficiently, substances that are too acidic or too alkaline are neutralized by this system almost as quickly as they are formed. […]

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How to Modify Common Acidic Foods and Dishes

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women Want to continue enjoying some of your favorite highly acidic foods?  Here are some helpful tips to use to reduce the acidity of these foods. While high-alkaline producers can eat these foods as a regular part of their diet, overly acidic individuals cannot. (For a more comprehensive […]

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