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The Alkaline Diet: Eat the Rainbow by Life Water Ionizers Food, not Skittles. Eating the Rainbow refers to including all different colors of fruits and vegetables in your diet. Besides adding color to your meals, eating all colors fruits of vegetables has a health benefit: Each color represents a different group of nutrients. By eating all colors of fruits and vegetables, you will get the health benefits of a more nutritionally complete diet. This article is the first in a series on eating the rainbow that will appear on the Life Ionizers blog this month. Below is a handy guide to the nutritional benefits of fruits and vegetables based on color.... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Thursday, March 05, 14:20 PM America/Los_Angeles

New England Quarterback Tom Brady has a plan: He is slowing the aging process that he says is accelerated by sports. His plan is clearly mapped out, each and every day of his life is meticulously planned – for the next three years! – to program his body to do what he wants it to do. Among the most important parts of Brady’s plan is The Alkaline Diet. Tom eats a diet that is 80% alkaline, and 20% acidic which he says balances his metabolic system. Brady is not alone in believing that an alkaline diet can slow the aging process. Research published in the New England Journal of Medicine states that an alkaline diet substantially reduces... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Wednesday, February 04, 14:49 PM America/Los_Angeles

Alkaline Water and Diet for Kidney Stones by Life Water Ionizers If you are at-risk for forming calcium oxalate, cystine, or uric acid kidney stones, relief may be just a glass of ionized alkaline water away. According to Doctors Lynda Frassetto and Ingrid Kohlstadt in an article for American Family Physician, changing to an alkaline diet and drinking alkaline mineral water can raise urine pH, which may prevent kidney stones from forming that result from an overly acidic body pH balance. If you have had kidney stones – An alkaline diet and water can cut your risk of forming new stones significantly The Type of Kidney Stones you Form Determines... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Wednesday, January 21, 14:31 PM America/Los_Angeles

Green foods, also known as vegetables, have long been known to be an important part of a healthy diet. But when it comes to health and healing, purple may be the new green! It turns out that many purple foods come packed with healthy antioxidants and flavonoids that can make a big difference in your health. Power your way to good health with these antioxidant-packed purple foods This regal hue is commonly associated with royalty, luxury and sophistication. The color purple symbolizes power; Power in wealth, dignity and a little magic.  The antioxidant power of purple foods includes a wide variety of health-promoting properties. Purple foods contain... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Monday, December 23, 14:09 PM America/Los_Angeles

Health experts recommend eating 5 – 6 servings of fruit and vegetables every day for good health. This is very good advice since fruit and vegetables are loaded with healthy alkalinity and essential vitamins and minerals. Unfortunately, most of the fruits and vegetables you eat every day come with something else too: Pesticide and herbicide residue. Tap water rinses some of those residues off, but alkaline water Alkaline water: The only proven way to wash glyphosate residues off produce works better because it neutralizes acidic pesticide and herbicide residues. Alkaline Water Breaks Down Pesticides, Herbicides Ordinary water has close to... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Thursday, October 24, 10:46 AM America/Los_Angeles

Is Lemon Water Alkaline or Acidic: How you get alkaline from an acid Lemon water is acidic, it gets its acidity from the citric acid (Vitamin C) in lemons. But drinking lemon water actually alkalizes the body. Why? Because your body uses the vitamin C that lemon juice provides. This leaves the alkaline minerals in lemon juice – calcium, magnesium and potassium. Your body absorbs some of those minerals, but some end up being excreted in your urine, which raises its pH. For this reason, many people consider lemon water an alkaline beverage, even though it is acidic! Potential Renal Acid Load: How an acidic beverage can alkalize your body Lemon... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Thursday, September 12, 10:45 AM America/Los_Angeles

This recipe was first created by Kim Lyons, who shared it on The Biggest Loser. The fat flusher – that’s its real name! – is a great tasting beverage that loaded with healthy ingredients. By making it with alkaline water, you can combine the benefits of ionized water with the benefits of the healthy ingredients in The Fat Flusher. The  Fat Flusher is comprised of 8 oz. alkaline water, 1 slice of grapefruit, 1 tangerine, ½ of a cucumber (sliced), 2 peppermint leaves, and ice. This is a perfect recipe for the Pitcher of Life! Simply mix everything together and enjoy! The  Fat Flusher tastes better the longer it sits. The alkaline water... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Wednesday, March 06, 11:59 AM America/Los_Angeles