What’s the deal with pH levels?
Depending on your lifestyle, you may or may not pay close attention to maintaining your body’s ideal pH balance. Nutrition and Fitness enthusiasts know that maintaining a slightly alkaline environment in your body is fundamental to overall health. This article will outline the ways in which a proper pH balance promotes optimal physiological functioning, as well as ways to make sure you’re getting the right pH balance in your water. After all, if you’re drinking 2-3L of water that is too acidic, you’re really not doing yourself any favors! Since Fountain of Youth Bottled Water has gone through the process of reverse osmosis, it is the perfect base to add pH supplements to.
About pH Balance
pH stands for “power of Hydrogen”, and ranges from 0-14. Under 7 on this scale indicates acidity, whereas 7 and over indicates alkalinity. A healthy body measures in at 7.4, so slightly alkaline. The majority of people are too acidic due to the types of food and dinks they consume. For instance, sodas and coffee are typically a 4 on the pH scale, whereas spinach and broccoli are 10.
Alkaline Health Benefits
Maintaining an optimal pH balance (especially avoiding being on the acidic end of the spectrum) has several health benefits. Here are just a few:
- Boosts your immune system. Acidic environments are breeding grounds for aneaerobic bacteria.
- Manage and avoid arthritis. Rheumatoid and Osteoarthritis are both forms of joint inflammation which are related to the accumulation of acid deposits at the joints caused by pH imbalance.
- Improved skin. Acidity results in inflammation, causing pimples, rashes and sores.
- Improved digestion. An alkaline environments reduce nausea, bloating, gastric reflux, etc.
How to Raise pH Levels in FOY Bottled Water
There’s simple natural ways to raise the pH level of FOY Bottled Water, as well as some great products that are frequently used by health and fitness enthusiasts. For a quick natural fix, 1/8 tsp of baking soda in your bottle does the trick. If you’re looking to buy a product, there’s several good pH supplement products on the market including Alkazone Alkaline Boost Drops, PuripHy, and pH Booster. These products oftenhave highly potent alkaline minerals in addition to Sodium Bicarbonate (baking soda), including Magnesiun Bicarbonate, Calcium Bicarbonate and Potassium Bicarbonate and other ionic minerals.
FOY Bottled Water has gone through the process of reverse osmosis that rids water of all minerals so that you can customize your drink using perfect base. Enjoy!