What is pH?
The pH of Water
The pH is a measure of the acidity of water. A pH of 7 indicates neutral water. Below 7, is too acidic. Above 7 is too alkaline. The minerals present in water determine its pH.
The pH of the human body
The human body's pH is around 7.4. This level is essential for our metabolism to function properly.
If the water we absorb is too acidic (deficiency in minerals and presence of chlorine, sulphates or nitrates), repercussions on our health are very real. Our immune system can even be weakened.
A more alkaline water can restore the body balance. To regulate the pH, the body will often draw from its essential reserves of minerals.
Testing your water
Use a paper to analysis of the pH that you can buy in health food stores , some supermarkets or even on the Internet. The pH of your water should be between 7,2 and 7,8.