Posts Tagged ‘acid’

My Current Weight-Management Strategies

After reading the book PH Miracle and following its guidelines I lost weight without meaning to. My original intent was to get healthier and stop putting crap into my body. I learned about the acid-alkaline balance, and it proved every bit true because I saw the results myself. I got down to an amazing size 4, which I haven’t been since like 7th or 8th grade. BUT… I gradually slipped out of the PH guidelines and re-added too many carbs to my diet. Bad idea. It wasn’t a lot of weight gain all at once, it was gradual. But it was enough that all of the sudden none of my 4’s fit any longer. So sad. I had to bring out the old 6’s. So now I am trying to get back into high-alkaline foods and reducing acid-forming foods. Continue reading

The PH Miracle

The PH Miracle: Balance Your Diet, Reclaim Your Health by Dr. Robert and Shelley Young, (c)  2008 by Wellness Central.

The basics of pH:

  • The blood pH is the most important measurement for your health; the blood has to be maintained within a strict pH range, which is mildly basic* or alkaline
  • The body will go to great lengths to maintain that pH level, even including messing up other systems of the body to do so
  • Overacidity is at the root of all sickness and disease and it is what is keeping you fat. It “sets the stage for chaos, opening the door to sickness and disease.”
  • Your body is vulnerable to germs ONLY when there is overacidity. In an alkaline environment, germs can’t even grab hold! That’s why if you start getting sick, start eating veggies and fruits and get rid of your crap food (and drinks). Continue reading