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Food PH Chart - Most Alkaline and Acidic Foods

Food PH Chart - Most Alkaline and Acidic Foods
Balanced body chemistry is of utmost importance for the maintenance of health and correction of disease. Acidosis, or over-acidity in the body tissues, is one of the basic causes of many diseases, especially the arthritic and rheumatic diseases. All foods are "burned" in the body--more commonly called "digested"-- leaving an ash as the result of the "burning", or the digestion. It is, therefore, vitally important that there is a proper ratio between acid and alkaline foods in the diet. A healthy body usually keeps large alkaline reserves which are used to meet the emergency demands if too many acid-producing foods are consumed. For optimum health and maximum resistance to disease, it is imperative that your diet is slightly over-alkaline. Below are tables of common foods with an approximate potential acidity or alkalinity, as present in one ounce of food. Most grains are acid-forming, except millet and buckwheat, which are considered to be alkaline. Additional Charts:

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Blood acidity ** See also acidity at euroamericanhealth link I first learned about the term, blood acidity from nature cure guru, Paul Bragg's books in my youth. Blood acidity is not to be confused with acidity of the digestive system - two totally different things. As a result of normal metabolism processes, food is used as fuel and is burned up, while some foods produce an acid residue and some an alkaline residue. Paul Bragg used to talk about the evils of acidity and how it was caused by a diet high in such foods as meat, eggs, white sugar and flour - as opposed to fruit and vegetables which give an alkaline residue. There is an article on acidity at the Healthresearchbooks website - The article explains the importance of maintaining the correct blood acidity and how failure to do so has a major effect on health. The macrobiotic method for reducing blood acidity is with something called gomisio which consists of roasted sesame seeds and sea salt.

Are You Too Acidic? Check Your Symptoms A surprising number and variety of physical problems and diseases can be caused by acidity. Today, the vast majority of the populace in industrialized nations suffers from problems caused by acidification, because both modern lifestyle and diet promote acidification of the body’s internal environment. In general, the current standard diet is primarily composed of acidic or acidifying elements (proteins, cereals, sugars). Do you exhibit signs of acidification? 1. Adapted from The Acid-Alkaline Diet for Optimum Health, by Christopher Vasey, N.D. Adapted from The Acid-Alkaline D/iet for Optimum Health, by Christopher Vasey, N.D. The Truth About Alkalizing Your Blood Is it true that the foods and beverages you consume cause your blood to become more alkaline or acidic? Contrary to popular hype, the answer is: not to any significant degree. The pH of your blood is tightly regulated by a complex system of buffers that are continuously at work to maintain a range of 7.35 to 7.45, which is slightly more alkaline than pure water. If the pH of your blood falls below 7.35, the result is a condition called acidosis, a state that leads to central nervous system depression. Severe acidosis - where blood pH falls below 7.00 - can lead to a coma and even death. If the pH of your blood rises above 7.45, the result is alkalosis. The bottom line is that if you're breathing and going about your daily activities, your body is doing an adequate job of keeping your blood pH somewhere between 7.35 to 7.45, and the foods that you are eating are not causing any wild deviations of your blood pH. So what's up with all the hype about the need to alkalize your body?

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