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Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer

Greener Grasses Alkalizer

The pH Scale

In chemistry, pH (potential of hydrogen) is a measure of the number of hydrogen ions (H+) in a solution. pH is measured on a scale of 1 to 14 – the lower the pH, the more H+ ions the solution contains. Anything with a pH below 7 is considered acidic. A solution with pH above 7 is considered alkaline (or basic). Pure water, with a pH of 7, is considered neutral. When chemicals are mixed with water, the mixture can become either acidic or basic. Examples of acidic liquids are lemon juice and vinegar. Examples of alkaline liquids are sea water and human blood.

The pH scale is logarithmic in the sense that moving up or down one whole number on the pH scale increases or decreases pH by a factor of 10. For example, a pH of 5 is 10 times more acidic than a pH of 6, and 100 times more acidic than a pH of 7. Similarly, a pH of 9 is 10 times more alkaline than a pH of 8, and 100 times more alkaline than a pH of 7. As the functionality of the body’s numerous enzyme systems are highly sensitive to the number of H+ ions present in solution, small changes in the pH of bodily fluids can have a dramatic effect on our health.

Acid and Alkaline Balance

When we are healthy, our blood has a slightly alkaline pH between 7.35 and 7.45. Enzyme systems within the body cease to function properly when our blood pH drifts above 7.45 or below 7.35, and poor health results. As such, the body does whatever it can to maintain the blood within this narrow pH range. Since all metabolic processes in the body leave behind a byproduct of acidic waste, our body is constantly working to dispose of acidic waste in order to maintain a healthy, slightly alkaline internal environment (with the exception of the stomach and parts of the intestinal tract, which needs to maintain an acidic environment in order to digest food properly). This process is normally accomplished by getting rid of acid waste through urination, defecation, perspiration, and exhalation. In addition, our body neutralizes acidic waste with alkaline buffers made from the alkaline minerals (e.g., calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium).

Unfortunately, most Americans lead lifestyles which generate more acidity in their bodies than can be comfortably eliminated, leading to a condition of chronic excess acidity known as metabolic acidosis. Modern humans consume diets rich in processed foods, refined sugars, coffee, alcohol, soft drinks, meat, and dairy products. These foods often lack significant amounts of alkaline minerals. In addition, they add to the body’s acid load, as they are metabolized into various acids in the body. Other aspects of the modern lifestyle which contribute to metabolic acidosis in the body are: shallow (fight or flight) breathing, lack of moderate exercise (excessive exercise can create acidity via lactic acid production), stress, dehydration, various medications, and chemical exposure. It is also important to understand that all proteins and fats that we consume generate acidity in the body as acids are produced as a byproduct of their metabolism. This is especially true of animal proteins, which generate significantly more acids in the body than vegetable proteins.

One of the most important things you can do for your health is to eat a diet rich in ripe fruits (especially berries) and vegetables, as these foods typically contain an abundance of alkaline minerals to neutralize excess acidity. When acid wastes begin to build up in the body and threaten to lower the body’s pH, the kidneys coordinate efforts to reduce that acidity, and our urine turns highly acidic as acid wastes are excreted. In addition, alkaline minerals are called into play to buffer excess acidity. If a lack of alkalizing minerals is present in the blood, our bones release calcium and magnesium to buffer acidity and reestablish alkalinity, and muscles are broken down to produce ammonia (which is strongly alkaline) as well. By the time this buffering response is over, your bone minerals and broken-down muscle get excreted in urine, leading to osteoporosis and decreased physical strength over time. You can get a good handle on the level of alkaline mineral reserves in your body by measuring saliva pH first thing in the morning before eating. If your saliva pH is acidic (early morning saliva pH should be mildly alkaline: 7.2 – 7.4), one can be sure that your body is deficient in alkalizing minerals and is thus busy robbing other bodily fluids and tissues of these minerals in order to neutralize excess acidity.

Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer – Restoring pH Balance in the Body

Many alternative health practitioners feel that metabolic acidosis is the root cause of all degenerative health problems. The best way to avoid these conditions is to alkalize your body by eating green vegetables, as these foods are by far the richest source of alkalizing minerals. HealthForce makes a number of highly alkalizing green superfood products: Vitamineral Green™, Spirulina Manna™ and Spirulina Azteca™, Chlorella Manna™, and Elixir of the Lake™. All of these products are highly alkalizing foods, but Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer is the most alkalizing product we make. The reason for this is that all the other green superfood products in the above list are fairly high in protein. Vitamineral Green™ is 36% protein, and the algae (Spirulina Manna™ and Spirulina Azteca™, Chlorella Manna™, and Elixir of the Lake™) are between 50 and 70% protein. Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer, on the other hand, is only 18% protein. As mentioned earlier, all protein metabolizes into various acids, and this fact diminishes the total alkalizing power of the other green superfoods listed above. In addition, all five of the greens in Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer are known to be exceptionally rich in alkalizing minerals, and this makes Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer an alkalizing powerhouse.

Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer is processed in a way by which the nutrients are preserved and rendered bioavailable. The grass juices in Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer are dried at low temperatures to preserve heat sensitive nutrients. In addition, HealthForce uses a unique, low temperature grinding process for our whole leaf grasses which breaks the cell walls. We humans do not have the digestive enzymes to break down cellulose, an indigestible fiber that makes up the cell walls of whole leaf grasses. Unless this cell wall is broken, whole leaf grasses will simply pass through our bodies and exit via our bowel movements, without giving us any significant usable nutrition. Other companies use coarse grinding processes that leave many cells walls unbroken in their whole leaf grasses, thereby leaving the nutrients in these cells locked up and NOT bioavailable. Because of our proprietary grinding process, however, the abundant alkalizing minerals in Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer whole leaf grasses are bioavailable, making this product the most alkalizing green superfood product on the market today.

Other benefits of Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer include:

  • Rich in chlorophyll which supports immune function and healthy blood, and helps with overall body detoxification.*
  • Loaded with nutritionally complete, whole food complex vitamins to restore healthy metabolism and prevent abnormal functioning.*
  • Tens of thousands of phytonutrients support immune function and body homeostasis.*
  • Potent levels of many different antioxidants serve to support heart health and a healthy inflammatory response

The HealthForce Edge

  • 100% whole superfood grasses – not diluted with brown rice or maltodextrin.
  • These grasses have incredible nutrient profiles due to the unique nutrient-dense soil and harvesting just before the “jointing stage” of the grasses.
  • Proprietary low temperature grinding process used with whole leaf grasses increases cell wall breakage and bioavailability of nutrients.
  • This product actually tastes good! Great malty flavor.
  • 100% TruGanically™ Grown. TruGanic™ is HealthForce’s own purist, hard-core, quality standard for sourcing and production. Ingredients must pass actual tests (that no other standard requires) to verify non-GMO status and ensure they are 100% free of pesticides and irradiation.
  • EcoFresh Nutrient Lock Packaging™ preserves nutrients and probiotics through the expiration date.
  • Energenesis™ Energetic Enhancements: • Magnetic • Vibrational+
  • All ingredients are optimally dried for maximum life force.

Suggested Use: One tablespoon per day, either all at once or divided. Can be mixed into any liquid, sprinkled on or mixed with food. Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer is a food.

Serving Suggestions: Can be mixed into any liquid (e.g., purified water, fresh vegetable and/or fruit juices, nut/seed milks, smoothies, and coconut water), or sprinkled on any food. It gives carrot-based juices a wonderful malty flavor.

Suggested Adjuncts: A whole foods, organic, Vegan diet with emphasis on high-water-content fresh foods, other green superfoods such as Vitamineral Green™, Vitamineral Earth™, Liver Rescue™, Spirulina Manna™, Chlorella Manna™, exercise, and everything else healthful. You deserve it!

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer Nutrition Facts

Greener Grasses Nutrition Facts

 

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Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer

Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer is an incredible combination of green grasses (Wheatgrass, Barley Grass, Alfalfa, Dandelion). It provides healthy alkaline elements and 100% whole food nutrients: vitamins, minerals, trace minerals, colloidal and better, chlorophyll. Go to Greener Grasses™ Alkalizer product page.

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