Category Archives: pH and your Body

Alkaline Water Benefits – Can the Claims Be Proved?

So you’ve heard of the amazing benefits of alkaline water and have decided to take out a mortgage to buy an alkaline water machine. After all, with promises of increased energy, cancer prevention,and a cure for arthritis as well as other degenerative diseases, it could be well worth the steep price.     Wait! Before… Read More »

pH Test – An Accurate Indicator of Your Health?

  Arguments “FOR” and “AGAINST” THE ARGUMENT FOR pH BEING AN ACCURATE INDICATOR OF YOUR HEALTH In the “Wright Diet”, Celia Wright describes the over-acidic person as being grouchy, sensitive, inclined to aches and pains, headaches, problems with sleep and acidity of the stomach. Does this sound like you? Many identify with these symptoms. According… Read More »

pH Balance Diet – Does It Work?

 The pH Balance Diet is also known as the ‘Alkaline Diet’ and has been popularized recently by celebrities. Many nutritionists energetically advocate it, including the well-known Patrick Holford. The idea is that you can change your blood and other body fluids to an alkaline state and start to feel the relief that comes from reversing… Read More »

Trace Minerals – What We Know About Them

WHAT ARE ‘TRACE’ MINERALS? Minerals can be divided into 2 groups: Macro minerals and Micro minerals. If the body needs more than 100 milligrams (mg) we categorize it as a MACRO mineral whereas if it needs less than 100 milligrams – it’s a micro-mineral. Another name for micro minerals are TRACE MINERALS. Trace minerals are… Read More »