Acid Alkaline

It's Basic, A Primer on Why Excess Acid is Unhealthy

…less acid-producing and preferred) * Nutmeg * Tobacco * Practically all drugs Alkalizing Foods * Practically all vegetables * Practically all fruits with the exception of blueberries, plums, prunes, and cranberries. Even citrus fruits such as lemons, which we think of as being acidic, are alkaline-producing…

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Common Causes of Digestive Problems

…how acidic or how alkaline something is. It runs from 0 (the most acidic reading) to 14 (the most alkaline reading). The midpoint 7 is neutral. The pH of your stool should be slightly acidic, about 6.7 to 6.9. Generally, an alkaline pH (about 7) indicates poor bacteria flora, whereas a very acid stool…

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Detoxify the Body for Bone Health

acid-forming foods can pull minerals out of your bones. I recommend cutting out foods such as sodas and "white" foods—white flour, white rice, and white sugar—partially because they increase your body's acid levels. But food isn't the only source of body acidity. Many metabolic wastes are acidic,…

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