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The Next Step - Cleanses
Be sure you take steps to detox your body. Trying to rebuild health on a toxic foundation is a very difficult, if not impossible, process. What's more, if you have any form of disease or illness, that in itself indicates toxicity and low pH in your system.
Dealing with the toxic build-up is the first step twoards helping your body get well. Once you detox and start supplying the nutrients your system needs, your body can go about the job of rebuilding and repair. But a spring clean is needed first.
I shall be adding more information about detoxing very shortly. There are a number of ways to detox, just as there are a number of areas of the body to be detoxed (liver, colon (bowel), arteries.
For information about cleanses, click Here.
Take particular note of the 3 herbs listed on the Cleanses page. In addition to the foods specified below, they are wonderful for helping your body cleanse and regenerate.
The Third Step - Minerals
Science is learning more and more about ourselves. Every day almost we learn about some new process in the body, what it requires and how it performs. We can end up with information overload until we remember the basic elements the body was designed to use - Minerals, Vitamins, Proteins, Fats, Carbohydrates. These and the Enzymes - which in themselves are protein molecules - are what the body runs on. The most vital elements in this equation are the minerals, and one of the reasons for our compromised health is the state of our soils and our food manufacturing processes.
So for a start we need to remineralise our bodies with minerals they can use - not ground-up rock or even colloidals - all of which are too large in molecular size for the cells to utilise.
What's needed is organic minerals - minerals derived directly from foods that are not devitalized, or angstrom-sized minerals that are 100% utilised by the body's cells. For more information about this Click Here.
The Fourth Step - 80/20 Acid Alkaline Balance
To keep our Acid/Alkaline balance correct, we should be eating 80% alkaline-forming foods and only 20% acid-forming foods. When we realise that fruits and vegetables are mainly the alkaline-forming foods, and meats, starches of all kinds, soft drinks and food chemicals are the acid-forming foods it becomes very plain how our diets are leading us into illness and ageing.
Read the dicussion of the 80/20 principle for health Here. Apply it in your life and you will see improvement.
I know if you came off the previous pages in this series, you've just seen this. But this info is important, so no harm in having another look, to drive the message home. Look how low Soda stands in the rankings, and check out HERE where Cola stands in the rankings - no wonder it's good for cleaning concrete!
"Scientists have found that healthy people have body fluids that are slightly alkaline, 7.1 to 7.5 pH. Scientists and doctors have also found that over 150 degenerative disease are linked to acidity, including cancer, diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, gall and kidney stones, and many more. All diseases thrive in an acidic, oxygen poor environment.
"Keep in mind that a drop in every point on the pH scale is 10 times more acid (i.e. from 7 to 6 is 10 times, from 7 to 5 is 100 times and so on) From 7 to 2 is 100,000 times more acidic! And sodas are in the acidic range of 2 pH.
"Almost everything we do, including our life styles and our diets, push us into the acidic range: proteins, carbohydrates and fats are all digested down to acids. Even metabolic functions and exercise create some acids (Lactic acid), and body fluids then range between 4.5 and 7.5 pH.
Your blood must maintain an alkaline range of 7.35 to 7.45 pH."