The Importance of the body’s pH Balance

Our bodies live and die at the cellular level. The billions of cells in our bodies must maintain alkalinity, in order to function and stay alive. The first line of defense against disease is a proper pH balance. Disease can only grow in an acidic body, which makes a condition favorable for the growth of…

Foods That Can Cause Heartburn

  Will Eating This Give Me Heartburn? Good question – and the answer might not be what you expect. First, here are a few basic facts about heartburn, which has nothing to do with the heart. Heartburn is a burning discomfort from the chest area up to the throat. It can happen when stomach acid…

Is your diet alkaline or acidic?

Find out more about alkaline- and acid-producing foods and how they affect your health. Naturopathy expert Mim Beim explains all. (Q)     I have heard it is better for your health to be more alkaline than acidic. What exactly does this mean and how do you go about becoming more alkaline? (A)     For decades, natural…

Natural Gout Solution

Gout is a disease in which uric acid levels accumulate and cause massive damage and swelling to various joints of the body. The uric acid is caused by poor dietary habits and metabolic stress. Specific lifestyle strategies can help reduce the symptoms of gout and restore proper metabolic function to beat gout naturally. When uric…

Arthritis, Gout and pH Balance

Nutrition Offers Pain Relief from Arthritis What one eats affects the entire body. Foods contain so much more than vitamins, minerals, fats, carbohydrates and protein. Chemicals within certain foods can increase inflammation or reduce inflammation. Nightshade Vegetables  Vegetables in the nightshade family may increase inflammation, and thus the pain of arthritis. These vegetables include potatoes,…

Effect of High Acid Level in the Body

Effects of High Uric Acid Effects of high uric acid can be very damaging to your body. The most common causes of these would be gout and kidney stones. Even though a gout attack will go away and kidney stones can be removed there are more serious effects of high uric acid. For example: kidney…