20 Jul '12, 11pm

8 Ways Acidic Foods Damage Your Body

8 Ways Acidic Foods Damage Your Body

In small amounts, acidic foods like sugar, food additives , meat, rancid oils, trans fats, and fried food can be handled by your body’s detoxification systems like the kidneys as well as its mineral reserves. But, over time, acidity can have many damaging effects on the body. The following are seven ways acidity damages the body, but they are certainly not the only ones. 1. Excessive amounts of acid deplete oxygen, which is needed by every cell in your body to function properly. 2. It damages the mitochondria—the cells’ energy centers—so your cells won’t have enough energy to perform their vital functions properly. 3. Excessive amounts of acidity need to be eliminated or acid will be stored in tissues and joints, causing damage over time. 4. If not properly eliminated or neutralized, excessive amounts of acid can damage brain cells and other cells. 5. When acid levels are ...

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