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PH refers to the Potential of Hydrogen

Ionized water (also referred to as electrolyzed water) is water that has been exposed to an electric current which separates the charged particles. During ionization, positively-charged ions are drawn to the negative electrode.

Negatively-charged ions are drawn to the positive electrode. Ions with a positive charge like calcium, magnesium, sodium, and potassium raise the pH and produce alkaline water. Negative ions including phosphorous, chlorine, and sulfur lower the pH and produce acidic water. As I learned in Japan, both types of water are beneficial when used in specific ways.

But ionization transforms the resulting water in ways that go beyond the separation of ions. There are three main changes that occur to water during the ionization process. These changes can be responsible for many health benefits when you use the water.

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The term, “pH” refers to the “potential of hydrogen” which is a measure of the hydrogen ion (H*) concentration and also a measure of acidity or alkalinity. The pH scale ranges from 0 on the acidic side to 14 on the alkaline side. Asolution is neutral if the pH is 7.

The pH scale is logarithmic, so a change of one pH unit indicates a tenfold shift in the concentration of hydrogen ions. For example: a pH of 6 is ten times more acidic than a pH of 7, and it is 100 times more acidic than a pH of 8. You can see how a slight shift in pH can be quite significant.

In the human body, pH is critical – especially in your blood. The pH range that is considered to be normal for blood is between 7.30 and 7.45. Blood pH is a direct indicator of how much oxygen is available for your cells. Blood at ap H of 7.45 contains 65% more excess oxygen than blood at a pH of 7.3.4 Lack of oxygen and the resulting metabolic acidosis is a component of just about every disease we know.

Nobel prize-winning research in the 1930s and 1940s by Dr. Otto Warburg revealed that cancer could not live in an oxygen-rich environment. His research provided evidence that oxygen-starved cells switch to another mechanism for producing energy – one that does not require oxygen and one that is capable of surviving in an acidic environment. Since his original research, most disease has been linked with the lack of oxygen and the build-up of acidic wastes.

Blood with a pH of 7.3 is also thinnerthan blood with a more acidic pH. Acid is partially responsible for blood clotting. A lower blood pH means thicker blood that is more difficult to pump. Both dehydration and low blood pH arenow linked with high blood pressure.

In today’s world, most people’s bodies and interstitial fluids are more acidic than they should be. This is the direct result of poor diet (heavy in sugar, soft drinks, ex- cess protein, and refined carbohydrates), dehydration, stress, and environmental pollutants.

Each of these contributes to acidosis – and unfortunately also to disease and premature aging. Besides the consequences mentioned above, acidosis reduces your body’s ability to absorb minerals and nutrients. It reduces energy production and slows cellular regeneration. Acidosis is responsible for hardening of the arteries and it makes you more susceptible to fatigue and illness. In an overly acidic body, maintaining normal blood pH is difficult; sometimes your body has no choice but to pull alka- line mineralsfrom organs and other tissues- as well as bones and teeth.

When water is ionized, alkaline minerals (with a positive charge) are attracted to the negative charge on the hydroxyl ion (OH) and are concentrated on one side of the ionization chamberproducing what is referred to as alkaline water. Alkaline water has a pH that is between 10 and 1000 times more alkaline than the starting water, depending on the minerals in the original water and the pH setting you choose. Drinking the alkaline portion of ionized water provides an abundance of alkaline miner- als which help to neutralize acidic wastes in your body.

Alkaline water also contains more oxygen. At a pH of 7, water has an equal concentration of hydrogen ions (H*) and hydroxyl (OH*) ions. But as the pH increases, so does the percentage of negative (OH*) ions. When you drink alkaline water, you are drinking water with more oxygen – not in the form of 02, but in the form of OH” which is stabilized because of its combination with an alkaline mineral. Once inside your body, two hydroxyl ions can form a water molecule (H20) and give of an oxygen atom. In this way, the alkaline mineral is used to neutralize acids and the hydroxyl ion is released to supply oxygen to your cells.

One of the most common questions people ask about drinking alkaline water is: Does it neutralize the acid in my stomach? This question has a simple answer. In essence, the cells in your stomach wall produce hydrochloric acid (HCI) on an as-needed basis. When you eat or drink, the pH inside vour stomach becomes more alkaline. The increase in pH, along with the fact that your stomach has been stretched, stimulates the secretion of HCI to bring your stomach pH back to a normal range for digestion.

When you drink alkaline water, more HCI is secreted to maintain the stomach pH value. The interesting thing is that the by-product of the reaction is bicarbonates – the alkaline buffers required to balance the pH of your blood. The reaction uses carbon dioxide, water and salt (as sodium chloride or potassium chloride) and the outcome is HCI in thestomach and sodium bicarbonate which enters the blood stream.

Ionized Water

What is Ionized Water?

As we age, we lose bicarbonate buffers in our blood -a function of increasing acidity. Anything you can do to support the buffering capacity of your blood will help you to neutralize acid and slow the symptoms of disease and aging.

When it comes to pH, the person who drinks alkaline water benefits in many ways:

  • 1. Alkaline water provides an abundance of alkaline minerals that are required to neutralize acidic wastes in the tissues and in the blood. Having an abundance of alkaline minerals spares their removal from bones, organs, tissues, and teeth.
  • 2. Alkaline water is capable of carrying more oxygen in the form of OH ion.
  • 3. Drinking alkaline water (especially 20 minutes before a meal) stimulates the production of HCI (hydrochloric acid) which aids digestion and the assimilation of nutrients. Most North Americans over the age of 40 don’t produce enough HCI in their stomachs for optimal digestion.
  • 4. The production of HCI releases bicarbonates which are sent to the bloodstream. These are used to balance (buffer) the pH oftheblood and other body fluids.

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Some benefits and possibilities for the use of Hydrogen Water
1. Weight loss and more energy
2. Faster recovery time
3. Detoxification
4. Food preparation
5. Used as beauty water
6. Used as cleaning product

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