The use of caustics was proven to have provided a permanent cure (for cancer tumors) in many cases. -
Health and Longevity, Joseph G. Richardson, M.D., 1909, University of Pennsylvania. Caustics are strongly alkaline substances.
One such caustic substance is potash (potassium carbonate).
Vitamin D is necessary for calcium absorption.
All men will develop prostate cancer if they live long enough and lack of vitamin D may be the most likely cause. -
Cancer Causes & Control 9: 6 (DEC 1998):567-582
Vitamin D deficiency is common in winter. Your best sources of vitamin D are diet and sunlight.
Any amount of vitamin D intake under 800 IU is not enough to prevent vitamin D deficiency. - Eur J Clin Nutr 01;55(12):1091-7
Dr. Jonathan Wright's recommendations for vitamin D intake: Between 1600 and 2000 IUs daily, and as much as 4000 IUs for those over 40. Sunlight on the skin can produce 10,000
to 20,000 units of vitamin D daily.
Vitamin D prevents the buildup of calcium deposits in arteries.
A study examining
breast cancer rates in 35 countries found that consumption of animal products increases breast cancer risk and sunlight lowers breast cancer risk. Between them, diet and exposure to sunlight explained 80% of national differences in breast cancer rates.
Lack of vitamin D is associated with
16 different cancers.
- Anticancer Research, 2006; 26:2687-2700.
"All truth goes through three stages: First it is ridiculed. Then it is violently opposed. Finally it is accepted as self evident." - Schopenhauer
Excess salt in your diet causes the body to excrete calcium. Many "prepared foods" contain too much salt.
Excess salt or too much sugar in your diet causes the body to excrete
Carl J. Reich, M.D. found many diseases that are associated with acidosis and chronic calcium deficiency: cancer heart disease some allergies aging ADD AIDS ALS Alzheimer's anxiety arthritis asthma bursitis chronic myositis colitis constipation depression dermatitis diabetes dysmennorhea eneusis fatigue heart spasms hypertension ileitis migraine osteoporosis Parkinson's rheumatism rhinitis
Supplementing the diet with strontium (in addition to calcium and vitamin D)results in a substantial increase in bone mass density over time.
There is new research showing that a sugar called xylitol (pronounced zy-li-tol) can significantly improve oral health, improve calcium absorption, increase bone density and remineralize tooth enamel.
The toothpaste we use is
Tooth Builder and contains xylitol which is found to reduce
tooth decay. Tooth Builder toothpaste is
Fructose can impair the body's ability to absorb calcium.
The herb stevia is the best no-calorie sweetener. Available in health food stores.
Nutrition is not enough. Bones grow and strengthen in
response to stresses placed upon them. Weight bearing exercise is essential.
Bicarbonate (Baking Soda) - For mouth, stomach,
intestinal, rectal, oral cancers (if not infiltrated), take 1 TEAspoon with
glass of water in the morning and 1 in the evening every day for one month.
Cancer should be cleared.
Bicarbonate Increases Tumor pH and
Inhibits Spontaneous Metastases
Question: "Can immunization
against contagious diseases be set up in any other manner than by
Answer: "If an alkalinity is
maintained in the system - especially with the
lettuce, carrots and celery, these in the blood supply will
maintain such a condition as to immunize a person. In an alkaline
system there is less effect of cold and congestion." - Edgar Cayce
July 12, 1935.
A simple test you can do to measure your susceptibility to cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, and many other degenerative diseases.
How to Do the Saliva pH Test
Wait at least 2 hours after eating. Fill your mouth with saliva and then swallow it. Do this again to help ensure that the saliva is clean. Then the third time, put some saliva onto pH paper.
The pH paper should turn blue. This indicates that your saliva is slightly alkaline at a healthy pH of 7.4. If it is not blue, compare the color with the chart that comes with the pH paper. If your saliva is acid (below pH of 7.0) wait two hours and repeat the test.
Where to Get pH Paper
It would be good if health food stores and pharmacies would stock pH
paper. Why not go to your local health food store or pharmacy and
suggest this to them? There are many suppliers of pH paper. Look for
laboratory suppliers in the phone book. You want narrow range pH paper
measuring pH 4.5 to 7.5 or pH 4.5 to 8.5. One source is
Laboratory Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11210 telephone 718-338-3618. Or
check amazon.com. These pH strips to measure acid/alkaline balance belong in every family medicine kit, right beside the thermometer to measure body temperature.
Saliva pH and Cancer
"When healthy, the pH of blood is 7.4, the pH of spinal fluid is 7.4, and the pH of saliva is 7.4. Thus the pH of saliva parallels the extra cellular fluid...pH test of saliva represents the most consistent and most definitive physical sign of the ionic calcium deficiency syndrome...The pH of the non-deficient and healthy person is in the 7.5 (dark blue) to 7.1 (blue) slightly alkaline range. The range from 6.5 (blue-green) which is weakly acidic to 4.5 (light yellow) which is strongly acidic represents states from mildly deficient to strongly deficient, respectively. Most children are dark blue, a pH of 7.5. Over half of adults are green-yellow, a pH of 6.5 or lower, reflecting the calcium deficiency of aging and lifestyle defects. Cancer patients are usually a bright yellow, a pH of 4.5, especially when terminal." The Calcium Factor: The Scientific Secret of Health and Youth, by Robert R. Barefoot and Carl J. Reich, M.D., Gilliland Printing Inc., Arkansas City, Kansas, 1996.
Test Your Saliva pH
you have cancer, what is your saliva pH? [1718
Add your saliva pH result to the poll. See left hand column of this
The Importance of Acid and Alkaline Balance for Health
Virtually all degenerative diseases including cancer, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, kidney and gall stones, and tooth decay are associated with excess acidity in the body. While the body has a homeostatic mechanism that maintains a constant pH 7.4 in the blood, this mechanism works by depositing and withdrawing acid and alkaline minerals from other locations including the bones, soft tissues, body fluids and saliva. Therefore, the pH of these other tissues can fluctuate greatly. The pH of saliva offers a window through which you can see the overall pH balance in your body.
Cancer cannot exist in an alkaline environment. All forms of arthritis are associated with excess acidity. Acid in the body dissolves both teeth and bones. Whatever health situation you are faced with, you can monitor your progress toward a proper acid/alkaline balance by testing your saliva pH.
What are Acid and Alkaline?
Water (H2O) ionizes into hydrogen (H+) and hydroxyl (OH-) ions. When these ions are in equal proportions, the pH is a neutral 7. When there are more H+ ions than OH- ions then the water is said to be acid. If OH- ions outnumber the H+ ions then the water is alkaline. The pH scale goes from 0 to 14 and is logarithmic, which means that each step is ten times the previous. In other words, a pH of 4.5 is 10 times more acid than 5.5, 100 times more acid than 6.5 and 1,000 times more acid than 7.5.
Acid and Alkaline Minerals and Foods
Minerals with a negative electrical charge are attracted to the H+ ion.
These are called acid minerals. Acid minerals include: chlorine (Cl-),
sulfur (S-), phosphorus (P-), and they form hydrochloric acid (HCl),
sulfuric acid (H2SO4), and phosphoric acid (H3PO4).
Minerals with a positive electrical charge are attracted to the negatively
charged OH- ion. These are called alkaline minerals. Nutritionally important
alkaline minerals include calcium (Ca+), potassium (K+), magnesium (Mg+),
and sodium (Na+). (Cancer patients tend to have an excess of sodium. -
Gerson page 97). Also important for cancer treatment and prevention are
the alkaline trace minerals rubidium and cesium.
To determine if a food is acid or
alkaline, it is burned and the ash is mixed with water. If the solution is
acid or alkaline then the food is called acid or alkaline. Ash is the
mineral content of the food. This method removes organic acids and bases. It
seems surprising that a lemon or grapefruit would be considered alkaline,
but it is the effect of the food on the physiology AFTER it has been
digested and metabolized that we are interested in. The residual effect of
food on the acid/alkaline balance in the body is determined by the mineral
content of the food.
Twelve Ways to Restore Acid/Alkaline Balance in Your Body
If your saliva is too acid you may wish to increase the alkalinity of your body. Ways to do this include:
1. Eat mostly alkaline foods. The general "rule of thumb" is to eat 20% acid foods and 80% alkaline foods.
Minimize the "strongly acid" foods. So about three quarters of
your plate should be covered with alkaline foods.
Strongly Acid (minimize)
Mild Acid 20%
Mild Alkaline 80%
Strongly Alkaline (supplement)
milk, yoghurt, kefir, soft curds
It is the sulphur in the
concentrated protein of meat, fish, eggs and hard cheese, and
phosphorous in meat and soft drinks that makes these foods
so acidic. In general, a more
vegetarian diet is more alkaline. It is a question of
balance, and at present the balance is tilted too heavily in the
direction of acid foods.
Fats and oils have a
neutral pH, neither acid nor alkaline. Plant-based beverages
(tea, coffee, cocoa, herbal teas, beer, wine, juices of fruits
and vegetables) are generally mildly alkaline. The above summary
is based on a detailed
Acid Base Food Table you can download. If you want more
information, there are some articles you can read here
The healthiest dairy products to
consume have never been pasteurized or homogenized. Look for "raw" milk, and
cheese made from raw milk. Kefir is better for your gut than yoghurt. The healthiest way to consume grains and legumes
is in the form of sprouts.
In a sense, by sprouting grains or legumes you are turning them into
vegetables. Plus, the sprouting process deactivates enzyme inhibitors and
other chemicals in the seeds so that in many cases cooking is no longer
necessary. There are many advantages to eating foods raw when possible, as
we discuss on our sprouts page.
Alkalize For Health endorses the "nutritarian"
diet advocated by Dr. Joel Fuhrman
2. Supplement your diet with alkaline minerals.
The main alkaline minerals in the body are calcium,
magnesium, sodium and potassium. These minerals complement
each other. For example, calcium is needed to contract a muscle and magnesium is needed to relax
it. At a cellular level, your cells maintain a balance of potassium
inside and sodium outside, but this pumping of potassium and
sodium requires magnesium. The
concentration in cells is controlled by sodium. All four
of these minerals work together in the body. Problems arise
in the body when one or more of the minerals are deficient
or when the minerals are out of balance with each other.
For example, here is a look at potassium vs
When potassium is insufficient, and
sodium is excessive, the potassium/sodium pump is not able to keep sodium
out of the cells. As sodium enters the cells they swell with water (cellular
edema), energy production is reduced, and the cellular metabolism of
proteins and fats is inhibited.
People in North America tend to
consume too much calcium and sodium and insufficient potassium and magnesium.
This is often reflected in urine tests which show calcium and sodium being
excreted while potassium and magnesium are being retained. (This is why we are not
interested in urine pH. An alkaline urine simply shows that some alkaline
minerals are being discarded by the body. Of much greater interest is the pH
of saliva, which reflects your success in creating an alkaline condition
your body. However, we do recommend checking your urine for ketones. Read
about this here.)
In the North American diet, excess
calcium is coming primarily from dairy products and supplements, and excess sodium is coming from
"prepared foods" that are loaded with salt. Largely missing from the diet
are potassium and magnesium that would come from eating fruits and
vegetables. A diet based on fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds, with a small amount of
dairy, would give the body all
four of the alkaline minerals in better balance. This is the diet we
recommend in point number 1 above. Given that the kidneys will excrete
excess minerals and retain what the body needs, it is not necessary to
be overly concerned about consuming "right" amounts of calcium, magnesium,
sodium and potassium. Just make sure that your diet contains all four of the
alkaline minerals in reasonable balance.
Calcium supplements are generally
500 mg to 1,000 mg, which
is plenty. Too much calcium, particularly if not accompanied by
sufficient vitamin D, vitamin K, and trace minerals can CAUSE many
However, from the above table it is clear that potassium is
the main alkalizing mineral in the body. Therefore, it is
interesting that potassium supplements are generally 99 mg which is
virtually useless. This is why we suggest up to 1 level teaspoon of
potassium bicarbonate (KHCO3) in a glass of water daily
(or 1/2 teaspoon in water once or twice daily). There are about 5 grams in a
level teaspoon of baking power, and of this about 2 grams are potassium
and 3 grams are bicarbonate. Watch this
Here is a link to the
paper discussed in the video. Potassium bicarbonate is available as an
alternative to the sodium bicarbonate ordinarily used as baking soda.
In our experience, potassium bicarbonate in water has a pleasant taste.
is alkaline and unites with protons H+ to form carbonic acid
H2CO3. Blood transports carbonic acid to the lungs
where carbon dioxide CO2 is exhaled in exchange for oxygen O2.
The transfer of gases in the lungs happens due to osmosis. Note that
bicarbonate is lost during this process. Here are the equations:
H2CO3 → H2O
+ CO2 the lungs breathe out carbon dioxide
H2O + O2 the
lungs breathe in oxygen. The red blood cells pick up oxygen from the
Potassium and bicarbonate are the
main alkalizing ions in saliva. "The net result of these transport
processes is that under resting conditions, the concentrations of
sodium and chloride ions in the saliva are only about 15 mEq/liter each,
about one seventh to one tenth their concentrations in plasma. On the
other hand, the concentration of potassium ions is about 30 mEq/liter,
seven times as great as its concentration in plasma, and the
concentration of bicarbonate ions is 50 to 70 mEq/liter, about two to
three times that of plasma." -
Guyton & Hall, page 818.
If you are just beginning to
alkalize your body, you might want to take a little more potassium
bicarbonate for your initial "loading". In 1926,
Arm & Hammer offered these instructions "During the first day take
six doses of half teaspoonful of Arm & Hammer Bicarbonate of Soda in
glass of cool water, at about two hour intervals. During the second day
take four doses of half teaspoonful of Arm & Hammer Bicarbonate of Soda
in glass of cool water, at the same intervals. During the third day take
two doses of half teaspoonful of Arm & Hammer Bicarbonate of Soda in
glass of cool water morning and evening, and thereafter half teaspoonful
in glass of cool water each morning until cold is cured." Since cancer
patients generally have too much sodium and not enough potassium in
their body, we suggest substituting potassium bicarbonate for sodium
As a general rule, when
supplementing with potassium bicarbonate start with half a teaspoon
taken with water once or twice a day. Slowly increase the number of
doses and the size of each dose at a rate your body finds comfortable.
Level off when your saliva pH is between 7 and 7.5. Maintain this pH for
the rest of your life, letting the pH test tell you what is a sufficient
daily dose of potassium bicarbonate.
time, you can minimize the amount of potassium bicarbonate needed by
using the 11 other approaches to alkalinity on this page.
Calcium supplements generally
contain some magnesium. However, magnesium is difficult to absorb and
there are indications (1,
3) that you should get
as much magnesium as calcium, which is why we suggest taking several
potassium magnesium citrate capsules daily. Do an
Internet search for "rda magnesium too low" for more information.
After nine months, women on magnesium supplements increased bone density by about 11%. - Journal of Nutritional Medicine, 1991; 2:165-178.
If you want to eat salt, use unrefined salt. It is generally colored (grey,
comes in large crystals. Put it in a grinder and keep it on the dining table
beside the pepper grinder.
Bones and teeth are made from calcium
phosphate. You can consume calcium in the form of bone meal or calcium
hydroxyapatite which contain the needed phosphate, or you can take your
calcium with a separate source of phosphate, such as lecithin or chia seeds. To preserve
your bones and teeth it is good to consume at least one gram of calcium and
one tablespoon of lecithin or chia seeds daily. We mention lecithin and chia
seeds in several places on this website because they provide many benefits to the body. Vitamins
and K are
needed for absorption and utilization of calcium, and doctors are
recommending more vitamin D as the benefits of vitamin D
become known. Vitamin D can help prevent
16 different types of cancer. Vitamin K1 is abundant in leafy green
vegetables, and vitamin K2 is made by healthy gut flora. Both
forms of vitamin K are needed by the body for good health, however it is K2
that is essential for healthy teeth and bones.
Based on the body's indicated
daily vitamin D usage, Vitamin D Council recommends the
following amounts of supplemental vitamin D3 per day in
the absence of proper sun exposure. Due to the variable
response discussed above, these are only estimated
Healthy children under the
age of 1 years – 1,000 IU.
Healthy children over the age
of 1 years – 1,000 IU per every 25 lbs of body
Healthy adults and
adolescents – at least 5,000 IU.
Pregnant and lactating
mothers - at least 6,000 IU.
Additionally, children and adults
with chronic health conditions such as autism, MS,
cancer, heart disease, or obesity
may need as much as
double these amounts.
If you want to supplement your diet
with 5,000 IU of vitamin D daily, it is not necessary to consume a dozen low
dose soft gels. If you search the Internet, you will find 5,000 IU soft gels
available. Given that the body can produce 10,000 to 20,000 IU of vitamin D daily from
sunshine, a supplement of 5,000 IU does not seem excessive. It is still a
good idea to expose your skin to the sun or a
sunlamp on a regular basis, because the skin produces a variety of forms of vitamin D,
including a water-soluble form called vitamin D3 sulfate that can do things
and go places in the body that the fat soluble vitamin D cannot. The body will not produce more vitamin D than it needs, so
getting too much vitamin D is unlikely. If you want to take 10,000 IU per
day in supplements then a divided dose of one 5,000 IU soft gel with food at
two different meals may be best.
Teeth are held in the gums by
connective tissue, and formation of connective tissue needs vitamins C, A and D. About
3 or 4 grams of vitamin C daily plus adequate vitamins A and D are required to prevent receding gums and the
formation of pockets between the teeth and gums.
sulcus is the space between the tooth and the gum. If
you have gum problems, it is helpful to clean this space
gently and properly. The technique is different from
cleaning the teeth. Here is a
video showing how to clean the sulcus. To clean the
sulcus in this manner you will need a special "blotting
brush" available on the Internet.
Oil pulling helps
clean the mouth and gumline. Coconut oil is digested by
the saliva enzyme lingual lipase into free medium
chain fatty acids that have anti-bacterial, anti-viral,
anti-fungal and anti-protozoal properties.
Video. Read more
about the benefits of oil pulling with coconut oil
3. Cancer patients should not swallow the oil. The
only oil cancer patients should eat is
Teeth are made
from calcium phosphate which must be obtained from the
diet. Good sources include bone meal and calcium
hydroxyapatite. Proper utilization of calcium within the
body requires adequate magnesium plus vitamins D and K2.
These nutrients all need to be in proper balance. Learn
Tooth enamel is rebuilt both from
within and without by an enzyme called adenosine diphosphatase. This enzyme
is one of dozens of enzymes in the body that are inactivated by fluoride. It
is best to avoid all sources of fluoride.
Avoid eating dried
fruit that sticks to the teeth. Make extra sure your teeth are
clean before going to bed. That way your teeth will be maximum clean for the longest time, giving them
an opportunity to heal. From time to time, use a "disclosure tablet" and
redo missed areas.
charged H+ ion in acid saliva will pull the negatively
charged phosphate ion right out of the tooth. Alkaline
saliva is necessary to preserve and rebuild tooth
enamel. Drink acidic liquids (e.g. lemonade) through a
straw to minimize contact with the teeth. Rinse the
mouth with water after consuming an acidic food or
Oral bacteria live
in specific pH ranges. Acid producing bacteria live in
an acid environment and die when the saliva becomes
alkaline. Similarly, healthy oral bacteria live in a
neutral to alkaline environment and die when
the saliva becomes acidic.
Use a toothpaste containing xylitol
Xylitol breaks up the biofilm that protects decay-causing bacteria and holds
acidic bacterial waste against the enamel. Xylitol also
changes the bacterial population of the mouth, favoring
non-decay causing bacteria.
Eat a diet of
whole, unrefined foods. Dr. Weston Price examined
the excellent dental health of primitive peoples around
the world and found that the common factor was a diet of
whole, unrefined foods. Of particular importance for
strong bones and teeth are the fat soluble vitamins (A,
D, and K2). Kefir and sauerkraut are sources of
vitamin K2. Videos
sugar or white flour. Teeth are porous and healthy teeth have a flow of fluid from within
carrying nutrients through to the outer structure of the tooth. Sugar, white flour and stress stop
this flow of fluid, preventing the teeth from maintaining themselves. For
more information search the Internet for "dentinal fluid transport" or read
book. (By "stress" what is meant here is stimulation of the sympathetic
nervous system, also called the "fight or flight"
response. This is the opposite of stimulation of the
parasympathetic nervous system or the "rest and repair"
response which facilitates the flow of dentinal fluid.) Short videos on care of teeth and gums
Eat vegetables, proteins and fats. Avoid
sugar/carbohydrate in all its forms.
diet that is based on fat for energy rather than
carbohydrates is better for your teeth. Your meals and
snacks should essentially be vegetables, proteins and
Find a dentist
minimally invasive dentistry and biomimetic dentistry
Dr. Gerson (page 246) gave his
cancer patients a 10% potassium
solution. Perhaps you can find a potassium drink in your local health food
store. Potassium tablets are commonly available. Potassium chloride is often
found in grocery stores as a dietary salt alternative to sodium chloride. Search on the Internet for a suppliers of potassium chloride,
bicarbonate, potassium citrate, and
potassium iodide if you cannot find them locally.
"A mass spectrographic analysis of cancer cells showed that the cell membrane readily attached cesium, rubidium and potassium, and transmitted these elements with their associated molecules into the cancer cell. In contrast cancer membranes did not transmit sodium, magnesium, and calcium into the cell: the amount of calcium within a cancer cell is only about 1% of that for normal cells.
Potassium transports glucose into the cell. Calcium and magnesium transport oxygen into the cell. As a consequence of the above, oxygen cannot enter cancer cells so the glucose which is normally burned to carbon dioxide and water undergoes fermentation to form lactic acid within the cell. This anaerobic condition was pointed out by Warburg, as early as 1924.
Potassium, and especially rubidium and cesium are the most basic of the elements. When they are taken up by the cancer cells they will thus raise the pH of the cells.
Since they are very strong bases as compared to the weak lactic acid it is possible that the pH will be raised to values in the 8.5 to 9 range. In this range the life of the cancer cell is short, being a matter of days at the most. The dead cancer cells are then absorbed by the body fluids and eventually eliminated from the system." - Dr. Brewer, High pH Cancer Therapy With Cesium, page 5.
"M. von Ardenne of Dresden, East Germany investigated
the tolerance of cancerous cells to pH levels...He found that cells at
pH levels...above 7.5 enter a dormant state. At a pH of 7.8 and
especially above 8 the life of the cell is very short." - Dr. Brewer, High pH Cancer Therapy With Cesium, page
Potassium Bicarbonate Cancer Protocol
When Dr. Brewer writes above that at higher pH
levels the life of a cancer cell is reduced to a few days, he offers the
a potentially very effective protocol to get rid of cancer:
1. Keep a daily journal of your doses of potassium
bicarbonate and measurements of your saliva pH. Use level teaspoons of
bicarbonate for accurate measurement.
As a general rule, when supplementing with
potassium bicarbonate start with half a teaspoon taken with water once
or twice a day.
For this protocol, use warm water. Add a spoonful
such as maple syrup, blackstrap molasses, or honey. People have had good
success with one to three times as much sweetener as bicarbonate, so
find something in this range that tastes good to you. Drink on an empty stomach.
Slowly increase the number of doses and the size
of each dose at a rate your body finds comfortable. Level off when your
saliva pH is between 7 and 7.5. This is the healthy range you want to
have for the long term. How much potassium bicarbonate do you
need daily to maintain this level of alkalinity?
2. To raise your pH into the cancer killing range,
increase the doses enough to raise your saliva pH into the 8 to 8.5
range for a few days, and then
reduce the doses and return to a saliva pH between 7 and 7.5. Repeat as necessary.
experience, you will probably need about
teaspoons of bicarbonate 3 times daily to achieve this higher level of
alkalinity. A smaller or larger person than Vernon may wish to adjust
the dose accordingly. You can see Vernon in a short video
As you increase the doses of bicarbonate your body
may need time to adapt to higher levels of alkalinity. If you feel some
discomfort reduce your dose of bicarbonate for a day or two and then try
3. Supplement this protocol with enzymes (1,
2) to help
dissolve dead cancer cells,
milk thistle to protect your liver from toxic substances released as
dead cancer cells dissolve, moderate
promote circulation, extra fluids and
flush the body,
hyperthermia to cleanse the body,
to deal with stress, and superior nutrition (1,
Vernon's Dance With Cancer
Vernon Johnston had stage IV prostate cancer metastasized to his bones.
His cancer disappeared in two weeks when he followed a sodium
bicarbonate protocol similar to the above.
In the presence of the sweetener, the cancer cells
open up and more readily accept other nutrients. This effect is known as
"insulin potentiation therapy". You can read about it on the Internet.
taking sodium bicarbonate, cesium carbonate or cesium chloride need to
take supplemental potassium. Potassium bicarbonate automatically
provides the required potassium.
cesium carbonate and cesium chloride are meant to be
taken only for a short time. Potassium bicarbonate provides nutrients
the body requires and can be taken in moderation for the rest of your
Economical cesium dietary supplements
(cesium carbonate, cesium chloride) should be available on the Internet.
However, moderation is a virtue. Cesium is ordinarily a trace mineral
in the diet. Health Canada reports that some people have
problems with their consumption of large quantities of cesium salts when dealing with
While it is well known that calcium
needs vitamin D in order to be absorbed and utilized, most people in
northern climates tend to be deficient in vitamin D, particularly in winter.
Even in summer, recent advice from the medical profession to avoid the sun
and to block ultraviolet light from reaching the skin through the use of
sunscreens leads to vitamin D deficiency. Better advice is to experience the
sun in moderation in all seasons. Stay out of the sun during the hottest
part of a summer day, but otherwise utilize the sunlight to maximize your
vitamin D production. Plus, consume vitamin D dietary supplements in all
seasons. There is
evidence that vitamin D helps prevent cancer. A good source of
vitamin D is fish oil. Fish oil also contains vitamin A, and there is
evidence that vitamin A helps cure
Leukemia is the most common childhood cancer, affecting children as young as
two or three years of age. Why not give your children a spoonful of cod
liver oil each day?
While it is
commonly understood that the body needs calcium to build bones, what is not generally known is bones are a complex matrix of many different minerals and if all the required minerals are not present then strong bones cannot be built. There are at least 18 key bone-building nutrients essential for optimum bone health. The implication is that it is easier to destroy bone through excess acidity in the body than it is to rebuild bone. Furthermore, as farm soils become depleted of many trace minerals the foods grown on these soils contain less and less of the required nutrients. At last count, the human body requires 90 different nutrients for optimum health, and the list is growing year by year. A good nutritional supplement is no longer optional.
Magnesium is a precursor to an important substance in the body called hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid levels in the body are higher in people
whose diet contains an abundance of magnesium. Hyaluronic acid is
necessary for connective tissue formation and helps maintain healthy
joints, prevent skin wrinkles, prevent hernias, and promote the
healing of wounds and surgical incisions.
An abundance of B vitamins
is also necessary for healthy joints.
Absorption of B vitamins is facilitated by beneficial bacteria in the
intestines. Many drugs interfere with these beneficial bacteria. For
more information see Dr. David Williams Alternatives October
2006. (Editor's note: The use of niacinamide (the amide form of
vitamin B3) to reverse arthritis
and joint pain, and rebuild damaged cartilage was discovered by Dr.
William Kaufman in the 1930's. Dr. Kaufman divided the total daily dose
into ten small doses to be taken periodically through the waking hours
in order to maintain a constant level of the vitamin in the blood. For
more information do an Internet search for "niacinamide arthritis kaufman".)
Niacinamide supplementation may also help prevent type 1 diabetes.
supplementation with DMG (Dimethylglycine) improves oxygen
utilization throughout the body, and is particularly useful in areas
such as joints which receive little oxygen. People with many different
joint problems are found to respond favorably to DMG.
Dietary supplementation with SAMe (S-adenosylmethionine)
and B vitamins (folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12) helps reduce
pain and inflammation while rebuilding cartilage.
This combination of B vitamins, DMG,
and SAMe works magic in many areas of the body, helping to prevent
cancer and metastases, heal the arteries, cleanse the liver, strengthen
the immune system, reverse the damaging effects of aging and much more.
Many people may already have sufficient DMG and SAMe in their body, with
their utilization hindered only by insufficient B vitamins (folic acid,
vitamin B6, and vitamin B12). We would suggest starting with B vitamin
supplementation, followed if needed by DMG supplementation because it is
inexpensive. Some of the DMG will be converted by the body into SAMe. Save the more costly SAMe supplementation for last and only
if necessary. Diagram of the
metabolic pathways slide #20.
Folic acid is
the synthetic form of folate. (The natural form of folate is
better). Folate gets its name from the Latin word "folium" because
it is found in leafy greens (foliage), which are also a good source of
Charlotte Gerson reports that individuals following
the Gerson Therapy have had good results with collagen diseases such as
Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Scleroderma. See
Healing the Gerson Way, pages 80 - 83.
Earthing helps remove autoimmune
and inflammatory conditions. People with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid
arthritis have reported considerable benefit from Earthing. Alkaline
decreased pain in rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Linus Pauling
and Dr. Matthias Rath recommend vitamin C plus the amino acids lysine
and proline for healthy
collagen (connective tissue, cartilage). A high blood level of
vitamin D helps both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Eat
curcumin/turmeric. Listen to
Dr. Rowen. Here is a
program to deal with arthritis.
3. Supplement your diet with freshly made fruit and vegetable juices. As a treatment for cancer, some doctors recommend one 8 oz glass per hour for every waking hour of the day. We could never eat the amount of nutrition we drink with these juices.
4.Learn and practice Transcendental Meditation (TM). TM is a non-dietary way to increase the alkalinity of your body. TM gives
the body a very deep level of rest and is an effective antidote to stress. Stress is insidious because it affects us 24 hours each day. Stress causes the heart to beat too fast, the muscles to be too tense, the entire metabolism to be too fast. Metabolic waste products are acids (lactic acid, uric acid, etc.), which is one reason why dissolving stress increases the alkalinity of the body. The effectiveness of TM is evidenced by a 53% reduction in overall health care costs and a 55% reduction in cancer (Psychosomatic Medicine 49 (1987): 493-507,
American Journal of Managed Care Volume 3, Number 1, (1997): 135-144).
Hi Alkalize For Health,
Wow what a great site, thank you. I must tell you why I was so impressed. When I was given less than a year to live in 1993, I read a lot about Max Gerson (I visited his clinic in Mexico last year) but more importantly I started on a diet to alkalize my body and get the pH at 7.4 or slightly alkaline.
Every day for the past 6 years I start out by drinking 5 glasses of raw vegetable juice, which even tastes great these days. Surprise surprise, no more cancer AND no more arthritis (formally diagnosed in 1992), no more cholesterol, sinus, blood pressure.
My doctor says I'm just lucky...mmmm!!!
Ross Taylor ASM Immediate Past President, Cancer Support Association of Western Australia Inc. Telephone (61) 08.9268.2560 Hand Phone:(61) 0412.446.512
(Editor's note: In 1998 Ross Taylor wrote a small book called "Living simply with Cancer" with the support of Olivia Newton-John to raise money for cancer support charities. They've raised A$375,000 so far. In the book they talk about alkaline vs. acidic diet, fresh juices, dietary supplementation, meditation and other approaches to healing yourself. You can read about it at www.lifeforce.com.au).
The above 4 ways to increase the alkalinity of your body should be effective
for most people. If you have difficulty becoming alkaline, here are eight
more ways for you to try.
5. Strengthen your digestion. As people age, the digestive system
weakens. The result can be nutritional deficiencies in the body, even when
the diet is adequate. It is not just what you eat, but what you absorb that
is important. Chew each bite of food until it is liquid before swallowing. Smaller meals are easier to digest. To improve your digestion, it may be helpful to take
supplementary hydrochloric acid (in the form of "betaine hydrochloride"),
digestive enzymes and bile with each meal. Bromelain (the enzyme in
fresh pineapple) and papain (the enzyme found in fresh papaya) are very helpful. We suggest eating fresh pineapple
Also, as people age and dental health
declines it becomes more difficult to eat salads. This is significant
because for good health as much as half of your diet should be eaten raw.
Our solution is to put raw fruits or vegetables in a blender or VitaMix,
cover them with water and blend them to create a delicious fruit smoothie or
The first thing you eat at each
meal should be a tablespoon of sauerkraut or some juice from sauerkraut. Sauerkraut is a natural
probiotic that introduces beneficial healing flora into the
Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride finds a connection between a healthy
gut and many different diseases. Learn on the Internet how to make your
own sauerkraut. Buy non-pasteurized sauerkraut from the refrigerated
section of your supermarket.
6. Bypass your digestive system by
adding minerals to your bath or foot bath or rubbing them on your skin. Epsom salts
(magnesium sulphate) can be added to your bath or foot bath. Magnesium
chloride brine from seawater, called "magnesium oil"
64 oz bottle) can be
added to your bath or rubbed
on your skin. If you have a problem with muscle cramps, try rubbing
magnesium oil on the skin over the cramped muscle, or drink some milk of
magnesia, or both. Iodine is another important anti-cancer nutrient that will be
absorbed through the skin. DMSO is a natural solvent that the body uses as a nutrient. DMSO when rubbed on the skin will carry other nutrients into the
body. Another way to bypass the digestive system is sublingual absorption of
nutrients. Sublingual vitamin B12 (methylcobalamin) tablets, for example,
are the best way to absorb this nutrient. Vegetarians and the elderly should
supplement with vitamin B12 daily. Vitamin B12 is needed for a healthy
nervous system. Many health problems experienced by the
elderly are actually
due to vitamin B12 deficiency. Vitamin D is made by the skin when exposed to
sunlight or special ultraviolet B lamps
2. Perhaps the best antioxidant is
exercise (rebounding, yoga
asanas, daily walk),
meditation, hyperthermia, a
comfortable breathing exercise (pranayama), and the
squat toilet, and you
find that about half of our 8 step anti-cancer program does not involve the
Many people have difficulty absorbing
fats, and as a result do not absorb the fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K) from
food and supplements very well.
This includes those with Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, cystic
fibrosis, Celiac disease (Sprue), liver and gallbladder problems. About 10% of the population may have
Celiac disease. For all these people, an ultraviolet B lamp may be the best
way to get vitamin D. In fact, for the entire population Vitamin D from
sunlight or a UVB lamp is superior to vitamin D from supplements. Vitamin D
made by the skin in response to UVB light contains many variations of the
vitamin whose value to health is not fully known at this time. For some reason,
vitamin D made by the skin lasts twice as long in the body as vitamin D from
supplements. The skin can make 10,000 to 20,000 IU of vitamin D daily, yet
the skin will not make more vitamin D than you need, so there is no
possibility of an overdose. Since vitamin D controls the absorption and
utilization of calcium in the body, having a high level of vitamin D in the
blood may be necessary to increase your alkalinity. To prevent skin cancer
from UVB light, the main thing is to avoid sun burn. If your skin turns pink
a few minutes or hours after exposure to sunlight or UVB light, do not
expose your skin again until it has healed. UVB light does not penetrate
window glass. The UVB light must fall directly onto the skin.
7. Strengthen the nutrient carrying
capacity of your blood. Blood is a colloidal solution. The
overall negative electrical charge (called zeta potential) in the blood is
what keeps the cells and nutrients in suspension (like charges repel each
other). When the negative electrical charge becomes weak, then particles in
blood tend to clump together and fall out of solution. Plaques form on
artery walls, in the brain and other places. The blood loses its capacity to
carry nutrients. The value of the nutrients you consume is lost if the blood
cannot transport them. About half the population has badly sludged blood
(the cells have coagulated), and most of the remainder have some degree of sludging. Everyone needs to learn how to maximize their zeta potential and
the nutrient carrying capacity of their blood.
found that best results in reducing intravascular coagulation were
obtained by drinking 8 glasses per day of reverse osmosis filtered water with a mix of potassium
citrate and potassium bicarbonate added sufficient to raise the pH of
the water to 8.0 to 8.4. The minerals MUST be taken with the water in
order to be effective, because dehydration is also a factor. Potassium works better than sodium to reduce
intravascular coagulation, in fact too much sodium in the diet is part
of the problem. The lab recommends that everyone replace table salt with
a mixture of 60% potassium chloride and 40% sodium chloride to better
reflect the potassium/sodium balance found in foods.
The recommendations of this lab are remarkably similar to Dr. Gerson's
cancer therapy which includes drinking one glass of freshly made fruit or
vegetable juice (high in potassium) each waking hour of the day supplemented
with a 10% potassium solution. This suggests that Dr. Gerson's therapy strengthens the
nutrient carrying capacity of the blood.
To increase your zeta potential
you must avoid aluminum. Aluminum is used in water treatment plants to
cause materials to settle out of solution. It does this by reducing the
zeta potential. In your body aluminum does the same thing. Aluminum is found in municipally
treated water, cooking utensils, vaccinations, non-clumping salt, baking powder,
anti-perspirants, antacids, drugs (read the label carefully), soft drinks and
other canned goods where the plastic liner has cracked during sealing,
and in other unexpected places. A reverse osmosis water filter can
remove aluminum from your drinking water. Malic acid removes aluminum
from the body. Malic acid is found in apples and apple cider vinegar.
Sodium and calcium decrease zeta
potential. Potassium increases zeta potential. The form of potassium that
has maximum effect on zeta potential is called potassium citrate. Potassium
citrate is available on the Internet. You can read more about zeta potential
here. (Editor's note:
Citric acid combines with alkaline minerals to form citrate. Citric acid is
commonly found in citrus fruits and their juices. The "citric acid cycle" is
key to the metabolism of oxygen in your body. Search the Internet for more
It has also been found that
Earthing will increase zeta potential.
In one study, 40 minutes of Earthing produced an average 270% increase in
zeta potential. The surface of the earth has a negative electrical charge and will provide the body with
limitless negatively charged electrons so long as the body is grounded to
the earth. Earthing is the ultimate anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant. We
feel that everyone would benefit from Earthing. Much disease would be
prevented and vastly improved health would be enjoyed by all. Let your pets
sleep on a grounded surface.
8. Proper kidney function is essential
to good health. All nutrients in the blood are filtered out by the kidneys.
Then only nutrients the body wants are re-admitted to the blood through
the kidney membrane. This way the body needs to know only what it requires.
Proper functioning of the kidney
membrane is needed for nutrients to be available to the body. "The fine
filter systems in the kidneys consist of extremely thin lipoid membranes
which contain unsaturated fats existing there because, as filters, their
surface activity is essential." -
Budwig page 16.
by the standard American diet which contains an abundance of unhealthy fats
and oils such as hydrogenated oils, oils heated to high temperature,
rancid oils, and most of the modern vegetable oils. Particularly helpful to
healthy kidney function are coconut oil and flax oil. See our page on healthy fats and oils.
Omega 3 essential oil available from
flax oil, ground flax seeds and chia seeds is probably the most common dietary deficiency
today, and this unsaturated oil is required for proper kidney function. In
fact, Dr. Johanna Budwig had good success treating cancer patients with a
mixture of flax oil and quark (a kind of cottage cheese).
9. A nutrient called DMG (Dimethylglycine) together with supplemental B
vitamins (folic acid, B6 and B12) improves oxygen utilization within
cells which reduces lactic acid formation, thereby increasing the alkalinity
of the body. Supplementing the diet with DMG and B vitamins yields many health benefits
including cancer prevention, inhibition of cancer metastases, improved heart
health, increased energy, improved oxygenation of the tissues, improved
mental functioning, and prevention of many of the damaging effects of aging.
DMG and B vitamins are very economical and we recommend this for everyone.
10. There is an intestinal disorder known as celiac disease that disrupts the ability to absorb calcium and vitamin D as well as other nutrients. Many people with osteoporosis actually have celiac disease. Celiac disease is the result of intolerance to the
gluten in wheat,
barley, spelt, kamut, oats and rye. Following a
gluten-free diet may improve both digestion and bone density. If you are having difficulty increasing your alkalinity, you might try a gluten-free diet for a few weeks or months to see if it helps. Gluten-free
grains include rice (white, brown, wild), corn, millet, sorghum, teff, amaranth, quinoa, and buckwheat.
Genetic markers for gluten intolerance indicate that a significant
proportion of the population would benefit from a gluten free diet. Some
scientists suggest that Celiac disease is like an iceberg, with a small
percentage of the population showing clinical symptoms but nearly everyone
affected to some degree. Read
The Dark Side of Wheat.
Humans did not eat grains, legumes or dairy
prior to the development of farming about 10,000 years ago, and our DNA
may be better adapted to a Paleolithic or hunter-gatherer diet of
fruits, vegetables, berries, nuts, insects, seafood and meat. On the
other hand, humans are omnivorous and throughout the long history of
humanity we have been opportunists, eating what was available in order
to survive. This has not changed to this day. Though many of the foods
we eat may not be ideal, we do what we must do in order to survive. The
present population of earth would starve without farming. However, we
could make much better use of the food that is available, which is what
we explore on our sprouts page.
The most sensitive and
specific blood test for gluten/gliadin sensitivity that's
presently available is called the tissue transgluaminase (tTG)
test. It's the one I've used since it became available.
Others include the endomysial antibodies (EMA) test and the
antigliadin antibodies (AGA) test. These two screening
techniques check for specific antibodies produced in the
body after ingesting grains. The EMA tests measures mostly
"short-lived" antibodies and the AGA test checks
- Dr. Jonathan V. Wright
All foods contain lectins. Most are safe,
some are beneficial
and some are toxic. A toxic lectin is a protein that can
damage the cells lining the gut.
Foods that contain
toxic lectins include dairy products from cows (goat dairy
is safe), eggs, grains (wheat, rye, barley, oats), legumes
(including soy and peanuts), and nightshade plants (peppers,
tomatoes, potatoes). Since dairy, grains and legumes are
missing from the Paleolithic diet, this diet may be helpful
for people sensitive to toxic lectins. Or simply cut down on
them by not eating the high toxic lectin foods every day.
White rice is virtually toxin-free and is also gluten free,
making it probably the best of the grains to eat on a daily
basis. However, eating too much white rice is associated
with magnesium deficiency and type 2 diabetes. This
indicates the value of a varied diet. Alternatives might
include starchy vegetables such as carrots,
squash and perhaps even potatoes. Or consider a
Toxic lectins create a
leaky gut that admits to the bloodstream substances that
should not enter. The result can be the creation or
aggravation of many health problems and diseases. Toxic
lectins cause red blood cells to agglutinate (clump
together), and can cause other cells throughout the body to
common toxic lectin is wheat germ agglutinin (WGA) found in
whole wheat flour but not in white flour.
Some people are sensitive and some are
not. A healthy immune system will react to small
quantities of toxic lectins by producing antibodies. Sensitivity to toxic lectins can increase or decrease
depending on diet, the presence of
infections, the use of drugs, and other factors. Sensitivity
can be determined through an elimination diet which begins
with a simple diet free of toxic lectins and foods are added
one at a time to see if there is a reaction.
Soaking seeds overnight and then
throwing away the soak water removes some of the lectins.
Sprouting or cooking may
reduce the toxicity of lectins. Beneficial bacteria in
fermented or cultured foods such as sauerkraut, kefir and yoghurt work to
repair the gut.
A useful table listing foods and their tendency to cause
agglutination is found
Do an Internet search for "toxic lectins" to learn more.
You can take almost any food and
find toxic components. This is an argument for a varied diet and taking
care of your liverwhich has the job of dealing with toxic substances in the body.
Perhaps one day a completely non-toxic and totally nourishing food will
be found. It might even taste good. In the meantime we need to eat
11. Unhealthy intestinal bacteria and yeasts excrete lactic acid and other organic acids that are absorbed by the body and turn the blood acidic. This situation is often associated with inflamed and swollen intestines that are less able to absorb nutrients. People who are unable to alkalize their body using steps one to four above may be helped by the Specific Carbohydrate Diet that denies unhealthy intestinal flora and fauna the undigested carbohydrates that they eat. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet is explained in the book Breaking the Vicious Cycle by Elaine Gottschall.
Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride
developed the Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) diet as a refinement of the
Specific Carbohydrate Diet. The GAPS diet works in stages to heal the gut
lining and restore a healthy gut population.
The GAPS diet eliminates sugar,
grains, legumes and starchy vegetables. The GAPS diet permits meat, fish and
other seafood, non-starch vegetables, ripe fruit, nuts, and oily seeds
(sunflower, sesame, and pumpkin). The GAPS diet encourages fermented foods.
Before the invention of refrigeration,
fermentation was a common means to preserve food for consumption throughout
the year. Live bacteria in sauerkraut help maintain a
population of healthful bacteria within our digestive system. The first thing you eat at each
meal should be a tablespoon of sauerkraut or some juice from sauerkraut. Sauerkraut is a natural
probiotic that introduces beneficial healing flora into the
Buy sauerkraut in the refrigerated section of your grocery store.
Sauerkraut on non-refrigerated shelves has been heated and the beneficial
bacteria are dead.
12. Populations of bacteria, fungi, etc. may be thriving throughout your body without causing acute disease, yet producing
inflammation and copious acid waste products. These stealth infections may underlie a variety of degenerative conditions. Bacteria are found in arthritic joints, arterial plaque, and many other places. Reducing these populations by strengthening your immune system, hyperthermia, exercise,meditation,electro-medicine and other means can help alkalize your body and free up immune system resources to fight cancer.
Osteoporosis Drugs Backfire
Women taking bisphosphonate osteoporosis drugs (such
as Fosamax) for over five years are experiencing severe fractures with
little or no provocation. Since these drugs accumulate in the bones,
even stopping taking the drugs will not prevent problems from occurring
in millions of women.
drugs interfere with the natural process of bone destruction and
rebuilding. During weight bearing exercise, tiny cracks appear in the
bone. The natural process of bone repair involves dissolving the damaged
bone and rebuilding it stronger than before.
By preventing the destruction of bone, the drugs
produce an increase in bone density at the expense of non-repair of
cracks. In time the cracks accumulate, eventually resulting in fractures
with little or no provocation.
"For instance, the salivary amylase ( ptyalin ) or starch-splitting enzyme of the mouth is active only in an alkaline media and is destroyed by a mild acid." -
A Complete Handbook of Nature Cure, Chapter 15. You can download this
265 page book for free
"Carbohydrates require an alkaline environment for best enzymatic action. A good alkaline environment is the mouth." - Enzymes & Enzyme Therapy, Anthony J. Chichoke, D.C., Keats Publishing, Inc., New Canaan, Connecticut, 1994, page 17.
"Diet, evolution and aging - The
pathophysiologic effects of the post-agricultural inversion of the
potassium-to-sodium and base-to-chloride ratios in the human diet." -
Nutr 40:200-213 (2001) "We argue that any level of acidosis may be
unacceptable from an evolutionary perspective, and indeed, that a
low-grade metabolic alkalosis may be the optimal acid-base state for
"Clinical research by Dr M T Morter (Arkansas, USA) has shown that if the anabolic urinary and salivary pH (measured immediately upon awakening) is below 6.8, we can be relatively certain that digestive support must be provided. Controlled clinical studies by Dr Paul Yanick (Pasadena, USA) have confirmed Dr Morter's findings and recorded that intracellular assimilation of nutrients is significantly decreased when the anabolic pH is below 6.8. However as both these researchers have shown, supplementing the diet with appropriate alkalizing agents was highly beneficial in elevating the systemic pH by replenishing the alkaline mineral and enzyme reserves." - Dr. Peter Bartlett, Using pH as a Measure of Digestive Physiology. Available on the Internet at
"Specifically, a tooth (which is
primarily mineral in content) is in a constant state of back-and-forth
demineralization and remineralization between the tooth and surrounding
saliva... When the pH at the surface of the tooth drops below 5.5,
demineralization proceeds faster than remineralization (meaning that there
is a net loss of mineral structure on the tooth's surface)." -
"Low cancer areas were far more frequent in the sun belt. What was the significance of sunlight with regard to cancer rates? Sunlight reacts with cholesterol inside and on the surface of the skin to create vitamin-D. Vitamin-D helps the body absorb calcium and plays a major role in the body’s ability to use the calcium that is available." The Calcium Connection, Dr. Cedric Garland and Dr. Frank Garland, 1989, Forside, Simon and Shuster Inc.
"There are many research studies which allude to the fact that high
phosphorus and/or phosphoric acid (found in meat and soft drinks) pulls calcium out of the bony structures (bones, teeth and nails) in the process of digestion and assimilation. This has a disastrous effect on bone density, leaving them porous and spongy. When calcium is pulled from the bones, it is released through the kidneys, resulting in stone formation (kidney stones) before it is excreted." The Greenleaves of Barley, Dr. Mary Ruth Swope, 1987, Swope Enterprises Inc., P.O. Box 62104, Phoenix, AZ 85082-2104 telephone 1-800-447-9772.
causes excess acid?The principal cause of
acidosis is the excessive consumption of protein, which is usually
metabolized "acidically" because of its sulphur content. We strain the
organism with a daily proton excess of 50-100 mmol with the usual mixed
diet. A lack of physical activity (lack of oxygen) also leads to an
increased production of acid through metabolic processes." -
magnesium citrate is a combination available over the counter, which is
proving to be very beneficial in preventing kidney stones and even a better
option than the more commonly used potassium-only formulations. In one
study, it reduced the risk for kidney stone recurrence by 85%."
University of Maryland Medical CenterEditor's note: Vitamin B6 helps
the body metabolize
oxalates, so you should get even better results by adding vitamin B6
supplementation. Phytic acid and oxalic acid are neutralized when seeds are
sprouted. Plus, dehydration is a factor. The kidneys work better when we drink more
"...bile contains alkaline salts that are often absorbed
to help maintain the proper pH of the blood (which is slightly alkaline at
7.4). Since the Standard American Diet emphasizes more meats and refined
foods at the expense of raw unrefined vegetables (resulting in acidic
blood), the absorption of alkaline salts from the gallbladder is required to
help bring the pH back into balance. When salts are removed from the bile,
it becomes thicker. In turn, thicker bile makes the removal of cholesterol
from the gallbladder more difficult - leading to the formation of
gallstones." - Dr. David Williams, Alternatives newsletter, June
"If we called gout uric acid
arthritis would we get better treatment?...Gout has long been known as a
build up of uric acid. This leads to uric acid being deposited in and around
the joints as mono sodium urate (MSU) crystals. Hence, gout's other name -
crystal arthritis, or crystal-induced arthritis." -
zeta potential can manifest as
symptoms of degenerative disease like
osteoporosis. The cause is not calcium intake. The cause is reduced
carrying capacity, which destroys the blood's ability to carry minerals
in suspension to bone." -
"The problem for those with high blood
pressure isn't sodium, it's a lack of balance between sodium and
potassium levels. More than 25 separate studies show how increasing
potassium intake (without decreasing the sodium) is an effective way to
lower blood pressure. One of those studies demonstrated that with just one
daily serving of a potassium-rich food the risk of death by stroke
may be cut by as much as half." - Robert C.
"Magnesium and calcium work together
to control muscle action, though calcium becomes increasingly toxic in the
face of any kind of magnesium deficiency. Calcium tightens the muscles;
magnesium relaxes the muscles. With insufficient magnesium the muscles stay
tense and through the years may cause a cramp in the muscle. This could
happen when you have too much calcium or too little magnesium. Too much
calcium causes the heart to go into a spasm and this can cause a heart
attack." - Mark Sircus Ac., OMD. See
our healthy heart page.
growing numbers of cardiologists are recommending fish oil and coenzyme Q10,
virtually no one emphasizes the critical importance of magnesium. The result
is that startling numbers of aging Americans suffer the lethal consequences
of magnesium deficiency." -
"Manipulation of the extracellular and/or intracellular pH
of tumors may have considerable potential in cancer therapy...The degree to
which pH is depressed in tumors—as mirrored by their lactate levels—tends to
correlate with prognosis; i.e., themore acidic tumors are associated with
poorer outcome. In part, this phenomenon may reflect the fact that
tumor acidity is serving as a marker for HIF-1 activation, which works in a
variety of complementary ways to boost tumor capacity for invasion,
metastasis, angiogenesis, and chemoresistance. However, there is increasing
evidence that extracellular acidity per
se contributes to the aggressiveness of cancer cells, boosting
extracellular proteolytic activities, expression of pro-angiogenic factors,
and metastatic capacity."
"Bicarbonate Increases Tumor pH and
Inhibits Spontaneous Metastases",
Cancer Res2009;69:2260-2268. Published OnlineFirst March 10, 2009.
"When you drink alkaline water, you are drinking water with excess oxygen, not in the form of O2, but in the form of OH- which is very stable because it is mated with positively ionized alkaline minerals. Two of these hydroxyl ions can form a water molecule (H2O) and give out one oxygen atom. The alkaline mineral is used to detoxify poisonous acid compounds and when that happens the hydroxyl ion is freed to supply excess oxygen to the cells to prevent the development of cancer," Reverse Aging, Sang Whang, 1990, Siloam Enterprise, Inc., 560 Sylvan Ave., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632, page 51.
"The human body functions best when our blood is slightly alkaline. We make acid as a natural by-product of metabolism, but we make no alkaline. We must therefore get alkalinizing minerals from our diets." - Cancer Battle Plan Sourcebook, Dr. Dave Frahm, 2000, Penguin Putnam Inc., New York, page 147.
"At the Tree of Life, a clinical study
of more than a thousand people found that those who were healthiest had a
venous blood pH of approximately 7.46 - distinctly more alkaline than the
traditional teaching of 7.35 as a healthy blood pH. Research done at UCLA by
Dr. Watson produced similar findings; in a study of more than three hundred
people, the venous blood pH associated with healthiest brain and emotional
functioning was 7.46." - Gabriel Cousens, M.D. in
The pH Miracle by Robert O. Young, PhD and Shelley Redford Young page
"The fall in carbon dioxide output (during practice of TM) has another effect: that of causing a tendency for the reaction of the blood to change from acidity towards alkalinity. This has in turn widespread effects upon the chemistry of the blood, all of which are beneficial to the entire system," Science of Being and Art of Living, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, 1967, International SRM Publications, page 197.
"Any stressor that the mind or body interprets and internalizes as too much to deal with, leaves an acid residue. Even a mild stressor can cause a partial or total acid-forming reaction," Alkalize or Die, Dr. Theodore A. Baroody, Jr., 1993, Eclectic Press, Waynesville, NC 28786, page 157.
"Adjusting a cancer victim's pH is an absolute must at the start of any treatment, whether orthodox or wholistic (non-toxic). I consider it a gross oversight that this major modality has been ignored for so long. Could it have been overlooked because the cost is only about five cents a day?" What I Would Do If I Had Cancer Again, Carson E. Pierce, N.D., 1996, page 89.
This Vedic text is over a thousand
of years old:
KRISHNADAS AYURVEDA SERIES :
Alkali of strong potency should be used in diseases
arising from anila (vata), slesma (kapha), medas (fat), arbuda
(cancerous growth) and such others which are very difficult to cure,
alkali of medium potency shall do in those diseases when they are of
moderate strength (not very difficult to cure). - Volume 1, page 346
(Note: When you take the ashes of a wood fire, soak
them in water, filter the ash from the water and then evaporate the
water, a fine white powder remains. This white powder is called "pot
ash" and is mainly potassium carbonate. Following the instructions
offered in Vagbhata's Ashtanga Hridayam for making an "alkali" the
resulting mixture should have four or five times as much potassium as
calcium. This is a healthy ratio. - Editor, Alkalize For Health)
Fourth Phase of Water
It is generally understood that water has three phases - solid (ice),
liquid, and gas (vapor). However, it has been known for more than a
hundred years that there is a fourth phase of water. The fourth phase is
a highly ordered, coherent, gel-like, liquid crystal. This fourth phase
of water used to be thought of as a relatively thin boundary layer
adjacent to proteins and other structures. However, the liquid crystal
layer gets thicker with higher pH, and experiments have
demonstrated the liquid crystalline layer extending to a meter or more.
The liquid crystal phase of water has a negative electrical charge, and
acts as a battery with current flowing between the liquid crystal and
"Emerging evidence suggests that cancer cells are more oxidized relative
to normal; they do not have enough electrons. This is consistent with
other indications that cancer is a redox disease, a state of electronic
imbalance. Rational therapy and prevention should start from here." -
Dr. Gerald Pollack says, "Negative charge is critical for building the
structure." Of course, alkaline (OH-) has a negative charge and acid
(H+) has a positive charge, so we can see a connection between negative
charge, alkalinity and the formation of liquid crystal water. The actual
composition of liquid crystal water is H3O2,
which is made possible by the hexagonal (honeycomb) layered crystaline
structure as explained by Dr. Pollack in this video
(OH-) → H3O2.
Sunlight provides the energy that
creates liquid crystal water, specifically infrared and
Perhaps this discovery provides insight into the effectiveness of the
infrared sauna and
UVB Vitamin D sunlamp
Liquid crystal water is highly significant to living organisms. “It
turns out that liquid crystalline water and sunlight are practically all
we need for energy and life. Just add sunlight for energy and life.” -
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho.
Bulk (disorderly) water is not affected by weak electromagnetic fields,
but liquid crystal water is highly resonant with a wide range of
electromagnetic frequencies (light).
“The usual denial that very weak electromagnetic fields have any effect
is based on the argument that the energies in these fields are ‘below
the thermal threshold’ of random motions of molecules, which will
certainly swamp out the signals. But coherently vibrating molecules, far
from swamping out the weak signals, will sum up their response to the
weak signal, and hence result in a substantial effect. To use another
analogy that engineers understand, the organism is like an exquisitely
tuned receiver (and emitter) for EMFs over the widest possible range of
frequencies. By half-accident, we found that all living
organisms—especially those that are most actively moving around—look
like a dynamic liquid crystal display in all the colors of the rainbow.”
- Dr. Mae-Wan Ho.
“The three phases of water that everybody knows about in the textbook
just don’t do it. In fact, it’s a 100-year-old idea that there’s a
fourth phase of water. This is not an original idea. Though the concept
of a liquid crystalline, or gel-like, phase of water has been around for
some time, the generally accepted view is that this kind of water is
only two or three molecular layers thick. And what we found in our
experiments is that it’s not two or three layers, but two or three
million layers. In other words, it’s the dominant feature.” - Dr. Gerald
“Turns out that the thickness depends on the pH. If you increase the pH,
we found that this region gets thicker. It also gets thicker with time.
So if you wait long enough, and if you have the right conditions, and
maybe enough light beating down on it, you could conceivably get a very
thick layer." - Dr. Gerald Pollack.
"The water inside your cells is absolutely critical for your health. If
you have a pathology of an organ, it's not only the proteins inside that
organ that are not working, but also the water inside that organ. That
near-protein water is not ordered in the way it should be. So what you
want to do is reestablish a kind of ordering." - Dr. Gerald Pollack.
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4 makes the connection between
liquid crystalline water inside the cell and
the cellular preference for potassium over sodium, which is key to
cellular health and cancer prevention.
This page tells the story of alkalinity - how to measure
alkalinity and how to enhance alkalinity. It is not enough to just swallow a
lot of calcium pills or sodium bicarbonate. Eating the wrong alkaline
minerals may make you temporarily alkaline, but will not make you healthy. There are
FOUR alkaline minerals that the body requires in an appropriate balance, and
the minerals deficient in most people are potassium and magnesium. Potassium
and magnesium are available in abundance in fruits, vegetables and their
juices. The best potassium supplement seems to be potassium bicarbonate.
There are several magnesium supplements available, including tablets of
potassium magnesium citrate, as well as liquid magnesium chloride that
can be rubbed on the skin.
The simple saliva pH test you have just learned can help ensure long life and perfect health for you and your family. Be sure to obtain some pH paper and always have it on hand so you can check your saliva pH from time to time. Teach your children how to do this test. Share this information with your friends.
Now let's move on to
a second simple test you can do to prevent or remove cancer. This test
uses "Keto Sticks" to measure ketones in your urine. A diet heavy on
carbohydrates and sugar feeds cancer. Is it possible to create a diet
with virtually no carbohydrates and sugar that still leaves you with
lots of energy? It turns out that your healthy cells can also use fats
for fuel, which allows you to keep going while your cancer starves. The
fats are converted by your liver into water soluble ketones or "ketone
bodies" that can travel in your blood. Surplus ketones are discarded in
your urine and the Keto Sticks provide a way to measure these discarded
ketones, thereby showing your level of success in switching to this new
fuel. So, to learn what else you can do let's move on to
In 1904 there was very little cancer. Now there is an abundance of cancer. What has changed? Can this be reversed? If you have cancer or do not want to get cancer the information you and your family need is on this web site.
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