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How Does An Acid Body Lead to Disease?

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1. Body pH – a Guide to Health or Disease

Oxygen is key to cellular health. We must keep the oxygen levels around our cells and in the blood at a good level. Acidic fluids cannot hold dissolved oxygen very well. We need alkaline fluids in our bodies to hold the oxygen. Since alkaline fluids hold dissolved oxygen, the blood has to be slightly alkaline to carry oxygen to our cells.

Since alkaline fluid carries oxygen to muscles, exercise becomes easier when the body fluids remain or return to that slightly alkaline, healthy state. Read the rest