The Potential of Hydrogen Scale (also refered to as the power of hydrogen scale) is used to specify acidity or basicity of a solution and was first introduced around 90 years ago. Many studies have linked the incidence of cancer with relative PH levels in the body. When talking about sensitivity to slight changes in PH levels it is important to note that it is a logarithmic scale (like with earthquakes) where a seven is ten times more acidic than an eight. This is very important when we consider the findings of scientists like Otto Warburg who determined that cancer cells both form and thrive in low oxygen environments consistent with acidity. Blood is considered neutral at a PH level of 7.35 with an enormous differential in oxygen levels between 7.4 and 7.3.
Organs like the stomach are in optimal condition with extremely low PH levels because of their functions. Blood quality is heavily dependent on PH. But in order to maintain a certain blood pH level, the body has to draw precious nutrients from other areas to help maintain balance. If acidic conditions in the blood are causing the body to constantly draw calcium away from other areas to maintain proper pH, the region from which the calcium was drawn can also be compromised.
Luckily the debate seems to be shifting from whether or not there is a link to what variables are causing this link. Two very popular theories are the decreased oxygen levels is acidic solutions as well as the adaptation of cells to acidic environments causing them to become malignant. This website is devoted to spreading the word on the benefits of alkaline supplements. Two of our best sellers are chlorella and spirulina. Both are sold in tablet form and rank at the very highest ph levels of any natural source on earth. Our tablets are bullets in the side of the modern American diet; rich in acidic processed foods.
Cancer rates are highest in developed western countries where processed foods and franchise fast food is everywhere. Countries with lower cancer rates usually have diets rich in vegetables and local foods. Niger is the country with the absolute lowest cancer rate on earth (63 per 100,000 annually). Their diet consists of daily salads and an assortment of veggies incorporated into every meal; all very alkaline with a balance of dairy and grain as well. The average diet of someone living in this country is also basically void of additives and chemicals.
So the best thing to take away from this debate is that people who eat a diet rich in fruits in vegetables tend to be healthier than people who avoid those two food groups. Changing a bodies pH level is impossible because many parts of the body serve functions that are reliant on maintaining an optimal pH for whatever is happening in that area. Our stomachs need acid to break down foods.