The findings of the Noble prize winner, Dr. Otto H Warburg, revealed that cancer is actually caused by oxygen deficiency to acidity in the body.
Therefore, he found that cancer cells are anaerobic, (do not breathe oxygen), so they cannot thrive in an alkaline environment, in the presence of high levels of oxygen. On the other hand, all normal body cells need oxygen in order to live.
Our pH balance in the body, which is the balance of the acid and alkaline in the fluids and cells, is mostly affected by our diet. In order to function normally and survive, our body needs to be at a slightly alkaline level and have a pH value of 7.365.
Yet, we consume highly processed and unhealthy foods nowadays, full of chemicals, preservatives, sugars, GMO, refined grains, etc. Such a diet disrupts the normal environment in the body, and the body becomes acidic and thus prone to serious health problems like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis.
If the acidity in the body is not treated for long, it might drastically accelerate the aging process, since viruses, bacteria, parasites, and candida in acidic environments.
To neutralize these pathogens and prevent all kinds of other health issues and chronic conditions, you need to regulate the pH levels and alkalize the body.
Therefore, maintaining pH balance is one of the important tools to optimizing your health. Here is a simple and highly effective home remedy for acidity:
Home remedies for acidity
- 1/3 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice or organic apple cider vinegar
- 8 0z. water
Mix the juice with the baking soda, and their mixture will start to fizz. Keep adding the baking soda until it stops, and then, add water.
Drink the remedy all at once. This will neutralize the acidity in the body, relieve a heartburn, boost your energy levels, and protect the body from numerous invaders and diseases.
You should also try the following smoothie which will fight fatigue and neutralize body acidity:
Alkaline ‘activator’ green smoothie -- recipe
- 1-inch slice of cucumber
- 1⁄2 celery stick
- 1 lime
- 2 apples, chopped
- 1-inch slice of pineapple,
- wheatgrass powder, 1 teaspoon
- A handful of spinach or kale
- water, as desired to thin consistency
- 1⁄2 teaspoon Spirulina powder, (optional)
- 1⁄2 avocado, (optional)
You should wash all ingredients well, and then place them in the blender. Blend until you get a homogeneous mixture. Pour the alkalizing smoothie into a glass and enjoy.
Here is a list of more alkaline foods and drinks you should include in your daily diet:
- Vegetable juices and smoothies
- Almond milk
- Coconut water
- herbal teas, such as ginger tea
- Alkaline water
Therefore, do your best to always keep your body in an alkaline state, and thus enjoy your optimal health and well-being!