Your survival depends on your blood pH to be consistent. If you are more acidic, your body will literally strip itself of sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium just to establish balance, neutralize the over-abundance of acid, and safely remove it from the body!
In PART 1 HERE, I discussed the reason we should care about acidity and alkalinity. Research shows that diets consisting of highly alkaline foods — fresh vegetables, fruits and unprocessed plant-based sources of protein, for example — result in a more alkaline urine pH level, which helps protect healthy cells and balance essential mineral levels. […]