Teleclinic August 18 – Acid and Alkaline – How much Do You Need?

by | Aug 18, 2020

 
The human body is a complex organism, not a collection of various unrelated parts. Because of this, there are various mechanisms in your cells that work together to maintain a proper pH balance throughout your body.

acidalkalinealfalfaThe acidity or alkalinity of a substance is measured using pH. The pH scale runs from 0 to 14, with 0 being the most acidic, 14 being the most alkaline, and 7 being neutral. To survive, our bodies must maintain the pH very close to 7.4, which is just on the alkaline side of neutral. If your body’s pH varies just 0.1 pH point, it becomes difficult for various enzymes to function properly and we get sick.

Join Dr. Brouse on the Teleclinic and learn the importance of Keeping a slightly alkaline cellular pH being a to health

Maintaining this slightly alkaline state is a constant challenge, mainly because of the acid-forming activities that take place within the body, and the overabundance of acid-producing foods we consume.

The idea that various foods influence the pH of the body isn’t new. In fact, as far back as the early 1900s, numerous doctors began studying the pH-altering effects of different foods. They found that while a few foods were “neutral” in their effects, most foods were either “alkaline-producing” or “acid-producing.” They also found that simply changing the diet could change the pH of the body. Not surprisingly, bringing the body’s pH closer to the normal range helped patients get rid of many of their health complaints.

Over-acidity has even been linked to the formation of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, mental illness and osteoporosis to name a few.

Is Your Body Too Acidic?

There are two ways to determine whether your body is too acidic. You can go by co-occurring symptoms, or you can do a simple at-home test.

Symptoms of Over-Acidity

  • Constant fatigue
  • Easily running out of breath
  • Frequent sighing
  • Muscle pain or cramping after walking short distances
  • Often feeling like you can’t get enough air

How to Measure Your pH with pH test strips

It’s easy and inexpensive to measure your pH. All you need is a box of pH test strips. They are about $12  and you can buy them at most health food stores or online. Testing your pH takes less than a minute.

Healthy blood has a pH level between  7.35 and 7.45. A blood pH below 7.35 is acid and incompatible with life! Leaning toward the low end of normal you may experience symptoms like: low energy, pains and aches, mood swings, worrying and fears, poor sleep or being over weight. If you have a pH of 5, you’re probably seriously sick. You can reverse this acid state by eating more alkaline foods.

Also, monitoring your pH is an excellent motivation to stay raw.

Read here how you can measure you pH in seven easy steps.


Step 1 – Buy pH Test Strips

Buy pH Test Strips. You can buy them at the health store or pharmacy. They cost about 15 USD. You can also order them online. There are many sources. Two of them are:phmiraleliving.com or ph-ion.com.

ph scale

Step 2 – Get Ready For the Test

Once you have a strip, take out one. If you have yellow paper tape, you break off a piece of about 2-3 inch.

Step 3 – First Test

Test your urine. You need to pee directly on the pH test strip. The color will change.

Compare this color with the color of the pH on the test strip box. Read the PH number.

Step 4 – Write Down the pH number.

Write down the pH number, the date and time. (Put a notebook and pen in your bathroom)

Step 5 – Daily pH Testing

You may note that every time you go the bathroom the pH number is different. When you’re healthy the number will always be 6.8 to 7.3 or even up to 8 just after eating. The first urine of the day is usually the lowest.

Check your urine every time you go to the bathroom, for at least two weeks.

ph scale

Step 6 – How Healthy are You?

If the pH of your urine is mostly around 7.3 during the day you’re doing a good job.

If the pH of your urine is lower, especially if it’s below 6.5 this means you don’t have sufficient alkaline reserves to buffer acids. You are probably short in minerals such as sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium.

Step 7 – Get Healthy – Get Alkaline!

Take Shaklee Alfalfa and add more alkaline foods into your diet and eat less acid food. Eat more raw green leafy vegetables and less food high in animal protein, sugar and grains.  Eat more avocados, vegetable soup, wheat grass, green smoothies, green vegetable juices, seaweed and super foods.

Keep testing a few times a day until you always test alkaline. It’s the best motivation for eating raw food!

Join: Dr. Brouse on this live Teleclinic bringing your own questions and listen to his answers.

Topic: Acid Alkaline Balance
Time: Aug 18, 2020 03:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87305096585?pwd=NXI0SHZOeXR2K09BbE9tYkJMUjFOdz09

Meeting ID: 873 0509 6585
Passcode: 648447

Wholesome ~ Fresh ~ Delicious                                                                                                    A Cookbook From The Brouse House

Wholesome ~ Fresh ~ Delicious A Cookbook From The Brouse House

JENNIE BROUSE has a passion for making delicious, nutritious food, and has been practicing since she was a girl. Her dear mother instilled in her the wisdom of eating for health, growing and preserving food from their large garden, and cooking from scratch. This lifestyle continued while raising their children to today. Sharing her delicious meals with friends and family has been part of her “love language”. Jennie’s husband, Richard, has counseled many patients with nutritional advice for over 43 years. She has worked beside him encouraging them in their change to a healthier lifestyle, including eating habits. This cookbook has evolved from the many requests of patients and friends who want a few guidelines for more wholesome cooking. Thus, Wholesome-Fresh-Delicious has been created with recipes that have been favorites in the Brouse house. It is the authors’ hope that many will be inspired to seek out more wholesome food sources, embrace seasonal eating of fresh produce, and love cooking from scratch; all of which will encourage great health! https://www.brousehousecookbook.com/

Tinnitus – Stop That Ringing

Tinnitus – Stop That Ringing

Nutrition can play a great part in contorlling ringing in the ears Rarely, tinnitus is due to an actual sound, such as blood rushing through an enlarged vein—a problem that requires medical treatment. More commonly the problem is due to nerve irritation from an...

Prevent Falling Down

Prevent Falling Down

The best ways to prevent falls! What do some medications, inner ear problems, foot pain, weight changes, blood sugar issues and vitamin D deficiency have in common? They can all affect your balance. And when you’re an older adult, being just the slightest bit off...

MetSys Wellness Evaluation

The MetSys program measures your current nutritional status and makes any suggestions to optimize your nutritional possibilities. With a comprehensive evaluation of your blood and urine profile, diet, and lifestyle symptoms, a report will be produced giving personalized recommendations.

Live Tele-Clinics

Join Our Free Tele-Clinics

Tele-Clinic are hosted weekly every Tuesday and Thursday 3:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, registration required. 

Dr. Richard Brouse Retd.

Dr. Brouse is a widely-recognized authority in the fields of nutrition and prevention of chronic degenerative diseases. He follows the practice of natural nutrition and lifestyle espoused by a number of pioneers in the field such as Linus Pauling, Abram Hoffer, Robert Cathcart, James Duke, and Evan Shute. He is an effective teacher with the ability to communicate scientific information in a manner that the general public can understand and apply.

Learn more

Office Hours

7:30am - 3:30pm PST
Tuesday and Thursday
Call Julie at 503.631.4184

Customer Hotline

Call (971) 978-9155 every Tuesday & Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PST

Hot Line is complimentary service for clients currently on a program with Dr. Brouse.

 

All search results
Share This