Most of the food of modern era acidic the body. Sugar, which is added in almost all foods alcohol and caffeinated beverages, meat, fish, milk products - all of these foods lower the pH in the body, and the body becomes acidic. Even drinking water is acidic nowadays. The effects of acidification are a variety of health problems, including candida, which does more and more health problems for modern man.
Acidification may be reflected in the stomach heartburn, fatigue, indigestion, etc. The easiest way to restore the pH balance is taking a teaspoon of baking soda per day, but not before meals, between meals or shortly after the meals, as soda neutralizes the stomach acid that is needed for proper food digestion. Of course it is advisable to consume plenty of vegetables and fruits that act alkaline to the body. Alternative or supplement to baking soda is consuming basic minerals.
We recommend to check the acidity of the water that you drink at home and neutralize it by simply add a little bit of baking soda. The acidity of the water is easy tested with the dipstick - Litmus - attach paper to test the acidity of liquids.
In the past, the primary means for too much stomach acid and related problems of heartburn and indigestion was the baking soda.
Baking soda is neutralized in the stomach by hydrochloric acid with a chemical reaction, wherein the salt (sodium chloride), carbon dioxide and water are produced. All three compounds are harmless.
Acid blockers, which can be purchased in a pharmacy have different side effects.