When your body’s pH levels are unbalanced, in other words, your body is too acidic, you are more likely to suffer from health problems and diseases.
Why? Acidic blood is toxic to your cells, which can’t fight bacteria if they are damaged. These damaged cells also carry less life-giving oxygen through the body, meaning you have less energy, and are again, at risk of disease.
However, you can restore this balance and manage health issues efficiently and quickly.
The first thing you need to do is identify elements in your life that are making you acidic. These acid-makers may be emotional stress or exhaustion, which can be fixed by daily rest, mindfulness, meditation, and gentle exercise.
Next on the agenda is to make some changes to your diet that will help your body fight inflamed cells by becoming alkaline.
Here are some of the things you can add to your diet to help regulate your pH:
1. Drink this magical elixir
AKA lemon water. (Sorry it’s not more exciting). Once in the body, lemon becomes alkaline, so drop a slice of lemon into your water to help hydrate you and detoxify your liver.
2. Dine on alkaline
Try to eat foods on the “alkaline” list every day and make sure all your meals have included something green.
3. Blend it like Beckham
Having the right equipment makes eating healthy, wholesome meals a lot easier. Simply fill your mixer with superfoods and blend away baby.
This is one of our favourite alkaline smoothie recipes:
1 celery stick, a handful of spinach and kale leaves, a handful of fresh pineapple or mango chunks, half a frozen banana, 3 or 4 sprigs of parsley, a sprinkle of chia seeds, a squeeze of lemon, a scoop of certified organic pea protein powder, 1 cup of coconut water, and ice blended until smooth.
4. Sup ‘up
Help your body get its balance back with Releaf Alkaline Tablets, which has been considered to assist the body in maintaining its acid-alkaline balance and regulating urinary pH. This supplement also acts as an antacid, which could help with the relief of heartburn, excessive stomach acid and acid indigestion.