Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Do You Know Your Bodys ph And Its Relation To Your Health


Do you know your ph? By getting ph strips at a pharmacy, pool store or lab you can test your urine in the moring and see it's range. A good range is between 6.5 and 7.2. Most of are too acidic.When we are too acidic, the body takes minerals from important organs and our bones to neutralize the acid.

These minerals can include calcium, sodium, potassium and magenesium. Though we may not notice it, an overly acidic situation can develop in time into various symptoms and problems.

In the Book Alkalize or Die , Dr. Theodore A. Baroody says ,"The countless names of illnesses do not really matter. What does matter is that they all come from the same root cause...too much tissue acid waste in the body!"- Theodore A. Baroody, N.D., D.C., Ph.D.

Some problems thatcan indicate acidosis include: bladder and kidney conditions, immune deficiency, diabetes, weak brittle bones and lactic acid build up. PH is behind the bodies electrical system, intracellular activity and the way our bodies utilize enzymes, and minerals, and vitamins. That is why pH is one of the first things to be looked at if you are experiencing an imbalance in your body. Decades ago Dr. Otto Warburg, the only physician to ever win two Nobel prizes, proved that cancer can not exist in an alkaline/high pH environment.

We can eat more alkalinic foods which include brocoli, carrots, dried figs, celery, grains and many fruits. On the otherhand, the active ingredient in the soft drink Coke is phosphoric acid. Its pH is 2.8 and it will dissolve a nail in about four days. The phosphates in soft drinks bind to calcium and we can't absorb it. The typical Western diet is largely composed of acidic or acidifying elements (proteins, cereals, sugars). Alkaline foods such as vegetables are eaten in much smaller quantities; their alkaline content is insufficient to neutralize surplus acids.

Stimulants like tobacco, coffee, tea, and alcohol are also extremely acidifying. When we get angry or stressed we are also making the body ph more acidic. Our ph changes not just from the foods we eat, but due to our emotional states.

Some books worth reviewing at the library include:

Understanding Acid-Base - A medical text on the fundamentals of human blood pH, by Benjamin Abelow, M.D. 1998; Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD.

The pH Miracle - Balance Your Diet, Reclaim Your Health, by Robert O. Young, Ph.D. 2002, Warner Books, Inc. New York, NY.

Reverse Aging - Scientific Health Methods, by Sang Whang. 1994; Siloam Enterprise, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

Acid & Alkaline - An overview of pH and human health by Herman Aihara 1986: George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation, Oroville,CA.

Try and make healthy choices when shopping and eating out to keep your body ph balanced.

Dee Cohen is a licensed social worker and certified yoga teacher. To learn more ways to raise the body's ph and restore health, Visit http://www.mangolife.com/miracle2webpage2.html


MORE RESOURCES:

Managing diabetes through nutrition and exercise
myfox8.com
The team of registered dieticians and diabetes educators at the Cone Health Nutrition and Diabetes Management Center is dedicated to educating diabetic patients throughout the community how to manage their disease through proper diet and exercise.

and more »


Snack your way to a smaller waistline with Extend Nutrition's new “Snack-2 ...
STLtoday.com
Extend Nutrition, a leading nutritional snack company with the only snacks shown to reduce the amount of calories consumed at the next meal by an average of 21%[i] introduces their new “Snack-2-Health Kit.” There are no lifestyle changes needed and no ...

and more »


USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

National Nutrition Month: Raising a Healthier Generation through Diet, Education
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
Our nutrition assistance programs, such as the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs, provide children with the nutritious food they need to lead healthy lifestyles for the long term. To make this happen, it's imperative we teach our ...
Schools celebrate child nutrition with push for breakfastWECT-TV6
Iowa misses out on a proven opportunity to improve students' health, educationDesMoinesRegister.com
Healthy breakfast, healthy brainCoeur d'Alene Press
The Kansas City Kansan -Dodge City Daily Globe
all 40 news articles »


Distorting Nutrition Facts to Generate Buzz
Huffington Post
In mid-February, the government released a scientific report that will shape its 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Think of it as America's basic nutrition policy. Most people who read the report would have viewed it as a snore; not much has changed.

and more »


WCTV

National Nutrition Month Celebrates Healthy Eating, Active Living
WCTV
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Helping Floridians live a healthy lifestyle is a priority of Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam. This month is National Nutrition Month, and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has a variety ...
March is nutrition month, and start of annual challengeThe News Journal
Recipe and photo challenge for National Nutrition MonthRochester Democrat and Chronicle (blog)
March: A month of food, nutrition and agricultureOhio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net
Newbritainherald -La Crosse Tribune -FOX 40 News WICZ TV
all 67 news articles »


United States Army (press release)

Army researchers return to Norway for nutrition, cold-stress study in Arctic ...
United States Army (press release)
For the second time in three years, researchers from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine partnered with the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment to study nutrition and physiological responses to cold-weather training.



Military Times

New site gives MRE nutrition facts
Military Times
What about the nutrition value of an entire Pork Sausage Patty, Maple, meal? This information is readily available on the packaging of combat rations. But a new online database lets troops get that information before they get into the field. The Combat ...



Eastern Echo

Office of Nutrition Services holds Cooks Series: students learn how to prepare ...
Eastern Echo
Students worked together to prepare a healthy breakfast and learn about nutrition with the Office of Nutrition Services on Tuesday. The ONS is celebrating National Nutrition Month with a three-part cooking series. Its first class of 10 students focused ...



Nonprofit organization bringing nutrition education to CCSD
KLAS-TV
LAS VEGAS -- Create a Change Now is a nonprofit organization created to educate students in low income areas about healthy living and nutrition. According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, one-third of Clark County School District students ...



Construction of nutrition center for LSU athletes delayed
Lexington Herald Leader
BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU's athletic department is putting plans to build a $12 million nutrition center for athletes on hold because of the threat of possible budget cuts across higher education. Athletics Director Joe Alleva announced the decision ...

and more »

Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.