Tag Archives: Acidic Foods

Osteoporosis and Calcium

Osteoporosis has become a serious problem. It used to be considered a disease that only elderly women developed, but not anymore.  It is becoming a problem for younger people, both men and women. A large part of the rise in osteoporosis is the increasing amount of acidic foods and drinks that people are taking in. As a society, we eat too much fast food and processed food and drink too many soft drinks. We don’t realize how acidic some of our food and drinks are.

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Alkaline Water vs Distilled Water

I have been taught over the past few years that alkaline water is better for the body than distilled water.  With all of the acid that is in the western diet it has become very important to get more alkaline substances into our bodies whenever possible, and alkaline water is a great way to do that.  The problem with distilled water is that is is completely neutral (7.0 pH) and will actually leech out nutrients from your body.

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