pH (potential of hydrogen) is a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of
It is measured on a scale of 0-14.
The lower the number (below pH 7), the more acidic it is and the
higher the number (above pH 7), the more alkaline it is.
A healthy body pH is 7.4, which means that it is slightly more
alkaline than acid.
Consumption of high acid-producing food and beverages, e.g. red
meats, corn and peanuts, sugar, chocolate, dairy, coffee,
carbonated soft drinks, and alcohol.
Psychological and physiological stress. E.g. when exercising,
muscles strained from exhaustion excrete large amounts of lactic
acid, which can cause cramps.
Low energy level
Aches and pains
Shortness of breath
High blood pressure
1. Drink more water.
Have more raw vegetables (cabbage, broccoli, carrot, cauliflower,
cucumber, spinach, tomatoes, and wheatgrass).
Increase fresh fruit intakes, such as apple, lemon, mango, papayas,
watermelon, pineapple, lime, and grapes.
Yes, you can eat lemons even though you have gastric problem,
the consumption must be in moderation.
Anionic (carrying negative-charged ions).
Our saliva, bile and stomach’s other digestive juices are also
The gastric juice in the stomach is 4 times stronger than lemon
juice. So, it won’t act as an irritant.
For gastric sufferers, drink fresh lemon juice (1 lemon per day)
water, salt and sugar.
Note: If symptoms persist or worsen, consult your doctor.