Know the Impact of Eating Acidic Foods on Your Health!

Impact of Acidic Food on Health

Discussion on food is the most complex topic, dating back to the past few decades. There are so many health advocates suggesting different kind of nutrition, and each distinct from the other. Hence knowing and understanding how your body functions is paramount for everyone.

Food is generally grouped into 3 categories: Carbohydrates, Proteins & Fats.

All of these foods are made of four basic elements: Carbon, Nitrogen, Oxygen and Hydrogen, (Carbohydrates do not contain Nitrogen).

Mixed in with these foods with four elements are many inorganic minerals, such as sulfur, chlorine, sodium, calcium etc. These are further classified into 2 categories:

  • Acid Forming Elements: Sulfur (S), Phosphorus (P), Chlorine (CI), Iodine (I)   
  • Alkaline Forming Elements: Sodium (Na), Potassium (K), Calcium (Ca), Magnesium (Mg), Iron (Fe).  

The presence of inorganic minerals determines whether the food is alkaline or acidic. When we say acidic or alkaline, it has got nothing to do with the taste of the food, but the ingredients that gets mixed with the water at the time of food processing. For e.g. Interestingly, even though lemons, limes, and tomatoes are all high-acid fruits, they actually help to make your body more alkaline.

When we eat (anything for that matter), acidic waste products are generated from the metabolism of these foods. These waste products must be neutralized or excreted – and so this is where alkaline diets come in. They literally neutralize the acids of an unhealthy diet.

All foods give energy and nutrients in order for us to function and grow. The above discussion is surrounding the distinction between the good food and bad foods and the quantities of waste products that it generates. We have to help our body dispose of 100% of the waste products daily. We can enjoy any food while still maintaining good health through the right lifestyle adaptations and the secret of antioxidant-rich alkaline and hydrogen water from ZeroB Hydrolife alkaline water machine.

A body that maintains its alkaline set-point will suffer less chronic inflammation.

Health Risks of Acidic Food on Your Body

Brain: Neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Parkinson’s and reduced mental clarity.

Heart: Acidic plaques causing heart attacks, strokes and cardiovascular disease.

Liver/Kidneys: Most susceptible to acidic damage. Causes inflammation, ulcers, stones and cancer.

Stomach: Excess gas, nausea, indigestion, acid reflux, bloating, bad breath, belching.

Intestines: Indigestion, reduced nutrient absorption (vitamin/mineral deficiencies), bloating.
Skin: Chronic acidosis results in eczema, acne, rashes, dermatitis and random breakouts.

Lungs: Creates excess mucus in the body leading to coughing, breathing trouble, chest pain, fatigue, sinus issues.

Bones: Strips our bones of crucial minerals like calcium to help buffer acidic overload in body resulting in brittle bones and osteoporosis.


In conclusion, it’s important to heed the warning signs of acidity-related ailments and take proactive steps to maintain the body’s alkaline equilibrium, ensuring a healthier and more vibrant life. Alkaline water can help alleviate symptoms associated with mild acid reflux, but its efficacy can vary from person to person. Shop ZeroB Hydrolife alkaline water machine in India today!