- What happens to those non-disposed acid waste?
- What happens to the alkaline water once it reaches the stomach, which is highly acidic?
- Why Alkaline Water?
Every living cell within our body creates waste products. The nutrients from our food are delivered to each cell and they burn with oxygen to provide energy for us to live. The burned nutrients are the waste products. Whether you eat the best of foods or the worst, all foods generate waste products. Foods are classified as good or bad for you based on the amount and quality of the waste products it produces. Most of our cells go through metabolism and these old dead cells also become waste products.
What happens to those non-disposed acid waste?
These waste products become solid wastes, such as, cholesterol, fatty acid, kidney stones, etc, and, unknown to us they accumulate and build up somewhere within our body. This accumulation of non-disposed acidic wastes within our body accelerates the aging process. Drinking alkaline water helps our bodies acid wastes and makes it easier for the body to dispose of them. The accumulation of wastes accelerates the aging process; the reduction of acid wastes retards the aging process, maybe even reversing it somewhat. Alkaline water is not a medicine to treat or cure any diseases but if consumed regularly, alkaline water reduces the acid wasted, allowing a natural health improvement.
What happens to the alkaline water once it reaches the stomach, which is highly acidic?
In order to digest food and kill bacteria found in our foods, our stomach produces acid (pH of 4). When we intake alkaline water, the ph level the stomach rises. The stomach detects the alkaline water and commands itself to produce more acid, bringing the ph level back to 4. At first thought this seems counter productive. But once you understand how the stomach wall makes hydrochloric acid, the process becomes clear. The cells in the stomach must produce hydrochloric acid on an as needed basis. The ingredients to make the acid are carbon dioxide, water, sodium chloride or potassium chloride. The by-product of this acid is sodium bicarbonate or potassium bicarbonate that is delivered to the blood stream. These bicarbonates are the alkaline buffers that neutralize excess acids in the blood, as well as dissolving acid wastes. As our bodies age and accumulate more acid waste, the natural alkaline buffers that are made cannot handle such a big job. That is where alkaline water comes into play. We need these alkaline buffers in our blood to help our cells from becoming too acidic and producing disease.
Why Alkaline Water?
We all know that our body must maintain slightly alkaline to survive. Our blood ph level is 7.4 and the cellular fluid level is about 7.2. In spite of the fact that our cells produce acidic wastes constantly, our body fluids maintain an alkaline ph level to survive.
Our bodies work very hard to dispose of acidic waste. They are removed through urine and perspiration. Both of these have a low ph level. The acidic skin surface kills most germs and viruses that come in contact with it. Also when we exhale, releasing carbon dioxide, we are ridding of carbonic acid, which also causes acidic waste. With all the effort our body gives to the removal of acid waste, we still make more waste than our body can get rid of.
The secret is to convert some of the solid acid to liquid acid. (Liquid is easier for the body to dispose of) If a substance is not dissolved into water, it does not influence the ph level. Some types of solid acid are: cholesterol, fatty acid, kidney stones, etc.
Acid coagulates blood! This is the problem that comes from the accumulation of acid waste. Build of these acid wastes clogs your blood vessels and stops blood circulation. Our organs cannot function properly with out good blood flow to them. Without blood, our organs become malnourished and they begin to fail. Even Cancer cells are acidic, so that means cancer cannot grow in an alkaline environment. When phosphoric acid or sulfuric acid is created by the oxidation of nutrients, the strength of the acids are too strong for the body to handle. The body compensates by removing calcium from the bones. Well if you take the calcium from our bones, what are we using to hold ourselves up? That’s why one in four Americans have Osteoporosis.
By drinking alkaline water you will receive antioxidants, alkalinity, smaller molecules for better absorption and more calcium. Can you believe that, all from drinking the right kind of water?