Another habit I've picked up after my cancer diagnosis is to start every day off with a tall glass of purified water mixed with the juice of 1/2 an organic lemon and 1 teaspoon of baking soda. It fizzes to a frothy, salty drink I gulp down right when I wake up. I recommend this practice for everyone, whether you're fighting cancer or preventing cancer. It's simple and inexpensive and takes just a minute to prepare.
Here are some reasons why I'm dedicated to this practice:
1. Hydrating first thing in the morning gets everything going. It clears the mind, gives a boost of energy, and activates the bowels.
2. Lemon juice is anti-fungal and anti-carcinogenic. It also metabolizes in the body as alkalyne, and is believed to raise the pH of the body, which discourages cancer growth.
3. Baking soda also has an alkalyzing effect by raising the body's pH.
Drinking this once a day is sufficient for most people. Those with active cancer may drink the mixture several times a day. I personally wait an hour after drinking this before I eat to give my stomach the opportunity to empty-- I want to make sure I can adequately digest the supplements and food I take in afterward.
I made a video demonstrating how I prepare and drink the lemon juice/baking soda concoction. It cracks me up that I get a little overflow with the fizziness-- of course that happens when the camera is filming!
Here's something simple and inexpensive you can do to optimize your health.
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