Don't worry...it's nothing illegal. What I'm referring to here is lowering the acid pH levels in your body.
If you have an unbalanced pH level, you can experience an unbelievable number of problems. Most of them can make you feel miserable, rundown and well, just plain older.
I had no idea how pH levels affect just about everything in your body, and if you have been experiencing chronic problems like constipation, heartburn, sleeplessness, irritability, nervousness, joint pain, dry skin, brittle nails and hair, and trouble losing weight, you might be able to chalk it up to unbalanced pH levels.
To determine if in fact you are experiencing problems due to unbalanced pH levels, test your pH by using test strips. Yep...just like in science class...you want to test the amount of acid/alkaline in your body. The number - or goal you want to achieve - is right around pH 7, which indicates a neutral level of both acid and alkaline.
Acid is found in citris fruits (oranges, lemons), tomatoes, cottage cheese, bananas, breads, meat and even condiments like mayo and ketchup! Smoking and ingesting a lot of caffeine spike up your levels of acid, as well.
Alkaline counteracts the effects of acid in the body, and more than likely, you will need to increase the amount of gentle, non-corrosive alkaline levels to fight off the damage caused by too much acid.
Neutralizing alkaline can be found in foods like almonds, celery, spinach and barley/soy products.
If you find it difficult to get the alkaline you need from your diet, you should definately add supplements to your diet to fight off the harmful effects of acidity.
By balancing the pH levels in your body and getting that acid down to a controllable level, you will notice a difference in how you feel very quickly.
Your energy level will go up and because your cells will be renewing at a more efficient level, your skin will automatically look better, too. A healthy body with a balanced pH level is also better able to naturally fight free radical damage, which is a major factor in aging.
So, if you want to know how to stop aging, you now know how important it is to drop acid!