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Algae- The Alkaline Superfood for Super Health

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It’s three days after your annual physical, and you’re anxiously waiting to get the results of your bloodwork back. Why? Because measuring markers in your blood is the best way to assess your health and susceptibility to disease.

We measure things like cholesterol, triglycerides, hormones, thyroid function etc. Everything that is measured has an “optimal range”, and for the markers that lie outside, they are an indicator of concern.

The same is true for the pH of your blood. After all, your blood is the vessel for which oxygen and nutrients get carried to the rest of your body. So, if your blood isn’t healthy, your body and cells aren’t going to be healthy either and that’s what leads to disease. Keeping your blood at its optimal pH of 7.34 is as critical to your health as keeping your body temperature at 98.6 F (37 C).

Keep reading to learn how a tiny, nutrient-dense superfood (algae!) can effortlessly and instantly restore your blood pH to its optimal levels and improve and protect your health and longevity.

Blood pH Imbalance

Our bodies operate at the cellular level, so it’s so important to understand what happens at the microscopic cellular level to understand the power and importance of blood pH to your health.

Blood pH is a measure of how acidic or alkaline your blood is on a scale of 1-14. The optimal range is between 7.35-7.45. The lower the number, the more acidic.

Research has concluded that regulation of body pH is one of the most important physiological functions of homeostasis, because most chemical reactions via enzyme proteins is dependent on fluid pH [1].

pH food scale
Algae is the most alkaline food in the world!

When the body is more acidic, it causes lack of oxygen at the cellular level which causes cellular damage and leads to disease [2].

Your body is so intelligent, it automatically will maintain a healthy neutral 7.34 blood pH all on its own but when your blood becomes to acidic, it triggers your organs, immune system and bones to send alkaline minerals like calcium, potassium and magnesium into your blood to balance it out.

But if this happens too frequently, your bones lose critical minerals leading to osteoporosis, organs become depleted of critical minerals and can become diseased and your immune system becomes weakened and can’t protect you effectively from pathogens and viruses.

Ultimately, acidity contributes to the development of heart disease, dementia, inflammation, osteoporosis, cancer, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, and autoimmune diseases [3].

A Deeper Dive into the Problem

Unfortunately, our world is full of “acidic” stressors that push our blood into an acidic pH.

Acidic foods like sugar, dairy, processed foods and animal protein and environmental stresses like toxins, pollution, chemicals and pesticides push our blood pH and health out of balance [2].

Even daily metabolic functions like breathing and digesting produce acidic by-products/waste which creates an acidic pH in your blood and cells.

So, if your diet is acidic (like most!) it puts an even greater acidic burden on your body/blood which interferes with critical metabolic processes and can lead to fatigue, foggy thinking, poor digestion, sleep problems, skin breakouts and even disease.

The harsh reality is that an acidic pH creates an ideal environment for pathogens to thrive, reduces the level of oxygen at the cellular level and encourages abnormal cell growth. This suppresses the immune system and allows bacteria, viruses, or carcinogenic process to manifest [4]. And even worse? When your cells are too acidic, toxins can’t be removed, mitochondria get damaged and cellular communication and health deteriorates.  Yikes.

Hey we totally understand this may be new to you and you may never have heard about the importance of blood pH but we assure you, this knowledge has been available to the scientific community for almost 100 years. And since knowledge is power, we want to empower you to learn how your body works so you can help it to stay healthy and vibrant – naturally!

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In fact, in 1931, the German Nobel Prize winner Otto Warburg discovered that all disease (cancer, heart disease, COVID or anything else) can only survive in an acid environment [5]

We may be living longer, but we are living sicker. Fortunately, there is a fast and easy solution. Just take algae tablets!

Alkaline Algae to the Rescue

Algae is the most alkaline food in the world. It helps to restore the cells, blood and body to their healthy neutral, alkaline pH. Since inflammation, germs, and disease cannot exist in an oxygen-rich environment algae helps prevent aging and disease [6].

ENERGYbits spirulina is one of the two most alkaline foods in the world (the other one is chlorella!) Spirulina is a “cyanobacteria” and has no cellulose wall. This means your body doesn’t have to work to gain access to its nutrients which are 99% bioavailable and absorbed instantly. This is why ENERGYbits® spirulina tablets go to work immediately to help restore your blood pH, increase oxygenation, energy and homeostasis.

ENERGYbits spirulina canisters
ENERGYbits® spirulina tablets help restore your blood pH, increase oxygenation, and energy.

RECOVERYbits® chlorella algae are the other most alkaline food in the world which is why they also restore blood pH to a more neutral or alkaline state. Chlorella is known as a wellness alga because it has the highest concentration of chlorophyll in the world and chlorophyll is well documented by scientists for its ability to build blood, strengthen your immune system and cleanse the body and cells. This is why RECOVERYbits® chlorella tablets are an easy way to help build your blood, reduce anemia increase oxygenation and restore wellness.

RECOVERYbits chlorella tablets
RECOVERYbits® chlorella helps build blood, strengthen your immune system and cleanse your cells.

Chlorella is also high iron which allows your body to carry more oxygen (so you aren’t as tired). If you (or your loved ones) don’t eat enough greens and vegetables, your pH balance is probably too acidic, and this can weaken your immune system [7].

So, for optimal health, you want to keep your cell pH as alkaline/neutral as possible, and algae helps you do that.

Algae Rocks Chlorophyll

Remember back in science class, we learned about chlorophyll- the extraordinary plant molecule that traps sunlight and converts it to energy, known as photosynthesis? Well, that same molecule is found in dark leafy greens, and even more abundantly in algae [8]!

In fact, algae has the highest concentration of chlorophyll in the world. RECOVERYbits® chlorella algae has 1,000 x more chlorophyll than Chinese greens, 200 x more chlorophyll than spinach and 25 x more chlorophyll than liquid chlorophyll.

Chlorophyll is not only important for creating cellular energy (for plants and humans), but it also builds your hemoglobin (red blood cells). As you can see from the picture below, chlorophyll is virtually identical in composition to human blood [9].  And when you have healthy blood, your brain, organs, gut, and body are healthy too and this makes it easier to achieve optimal levels of wellness and performance [10].

Hemoglobin cell and plant chlorophyll cell
Chlorophyll is virtually identical in composition to human blood.

In addition, chlorophyll remains the most powerful natural detox support on the planet. Chlorophyll works to enhance liver detoxification and foods rich in chlorophyll can help to bind and remove toxins at the cellular level [11]. This will also help balance your blood pH.

RECOVERYbits®  chlorella algae binds to toxins and heavy metals (including lead and mercury) and removes them from your body. Chlorella also stimulates the growth of healthy bacteria in your gut, absorbs toxins through the intestinal cell wall, and prevents toxins from reentering your bloodstream [12]. Think of chlorella as something that gives your body a shower from the inside, cleansing your cells and restoring your blood.

Algae is Your Alkaline Insurance

Let’s face it. We are surrounded by acidic foods, toxins, and thousands of other environmental chemicals. They’re found in in our food supply, water and air we breathe. Even worse? Our food no longer contains the nutrients we need to be healthy and our soils are so lifeless, scientists are saying we are in the middle of “The Great Nutrient Collapse[13].  

As scary as this all sounds. There is a simple solution- algae!!

After 3 or 4 months of taking VITALITYbits® every day, I had routine bloodwork done. My doctor said she hasn’t seen bloodwork that good in a long time!

Janice Jackson

Algae tables are an easy, proven, nutrient-dense, toxin-free, alkaline, sustainable and science-based food solution. Algae tablets not only help restore your blood and cell pH to their healthy levels, they replenish your body with all the dense nutrition that we now lacking [14].

Algae helps restore cellular health, blood pH, reduce inflammation, improve your mitochondria health, slow aging, and help prevent metabolic disorders. ENERGYbits® spirulina and chlorella are trusted, used and endorsed by doctors nationwide because they provide a reliable, concentrated, safe source of chlorophyll, vitamins and minerals, essential fatty-acids, complete plant-protein and more.

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Simply add algae to your daily routine to improve your overall health!

Start your morning with alkaline algae tablets in your smoothie or swallow a few tablets with your favorite alkaline beverage and you’ll quickly see why algae is something your body loves and needs.

Welcome to the Awesome, Alkaline world of Algae.  It’s your triple AAA rating for wellness!

Sources

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4180894/
  2. hhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC137247/
  3. https://academic.oup.com/jn/article/128/6/1051/4722393?login=true
  4. hhttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22849818/
  5. https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/medicine/1931/warburg/biographical/
  6. https://www.nature.com/articles/cmi201076.pdf
  7. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22849818/
  8. https://journals.biologists.com/jcs/article/127/2/388/54610/Light-harvesting-chlorophyll-pigments-enable
  9. http://www.pkdiet.com/pdf/HemeVsChlorophyll.pdf
  10. https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/pdf/10.1089/107628001300303691
  11. https://visuals.energybits.com/articles/chlorella-supports-immune-function-nih.pdf
  12. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3654245/
  13. https://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2017/09/13/food-nutrients-carbon-dioxide-000511/
  14. https://journals.asm.org/doi/abs/10.1128/aem.53.12.2953-2956.1987

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