Alkalife, pH Balance, 90 Enteric Coated Tablets
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- Mineral Dietary Supplement
- Alkalinity Formula
- Increases Bicarbonate
- U.S. Patent No. 5,914,130
- Same Mineral Formula as Alkalife Drops
- Bypasses Stomach Acids
- Designed for Slow Release in the Intestine
- New Name! Formerly Bicarb-Balance
pH Balance is a combination of potassium bicarbonate and sodium bicarbonate in a tablet form with a time-release compound. It is enteric coated to prevent it from dissolving in the stomach where it would be damaged by stomach acid. It dissolves slowly in the intestine to allow maximum absorption of bicarbonate into the bloodstream.
Potassium and sodium are stronger alkaline minerals than calcium and magnesium. In the body, potassium finds its way to the inside of cells while sodium stays on the outside. Potassium can neutralize lactic acid buildup in the muscles of athletes for better endurance.
- Increases Hydration and Energy
- Detoxifies & Supports Wellness
- Helps Neutralize Acid in the Bloodstream
- Improves the Immune System
- Helps the Body Absorb Nutrients More Effectively
Taking pH Balance is like charging the battery of life to maintain the bicarbonate level in the blood.
Adults, take one tablet three times daily with water, preferably with a meal, as a dietary supplement, or as directed by a doctor. Preferably do not take with alkaline water.
Microcrystalline cellulose, coating (methacrylic acid copolymer, hypromellose, magnesium silicate, triethyl citrate, titanium dioxide, triacetin, and alkest tw 80), stearic acid, magnesium stearate, and silica.
Store at 15-30°C (59-86°F). Protect from heat, light and moisture.
Do not purchase if seal is broken.
Do not break tablet apart.
Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 tablet|
|Serving Per Container: 90|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Sodium (from 75 mg of sodium bicarbonate)||20 mg||<1%|
|Potassium (from 206 mg of potassium bicarbonate)||80 mg||2%|
Bicarbonate of soda is naturally released by your pancreas when food enters your small intestine. The bicarb serves three purposes - it neutralises the acid from your stomach, it aids with absorption of nutrients, and it gives your entire digestive tract a good cleaning. It's thought that the cleaning effect of bicarb aids in the production of good bacteria in your large intestine too. I have a pancreatic disorder which means both my enzyme production and bicarb production are impaired. I have to take pancreatic enzyme supplements in order to absorb food properly. I read a study of people with pancreatitis which found that pancreatic enzyme supplements were much more effective at digesting food when taken with enteric-coated bicarb. This was the only brand I could find that is actually enteric-coated, and I must say I'm impressed. It's done an excellent job. I absorb nutrients much better now, I can eat a wider range of foods without symptoms, my overall digestive health has improved, and I have a lot less cramping and pain. If you need to take enzymes, you have malabsorption issues, you have poor intestinal health or you have bacterial overgrowth, I'd highly recommend these tablets. They're completely safe and make a great adjunct to other digestive treatments. The one drawback of these tablets is that they contain titanium dioxide. I really wish they didn't, as it's a possible carcinogen. Pro-tip: Take the tablet at the beginning of the meal, with the first mouthful of food. That way when your food and other supplements reach your digestive tract it will already be full of bicarb and primed for absorption of nutrients.
This stuff is great. I have low acid but also low buffers. Whenever I'd take hydrochloric acid, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice in water, etc, to address the first issue, the second would become a problem. Food that was too acidic would move into my small intestine and cause pain and my whole system would feel acidic. Now I take magnesium chloride with meals and this ENTERIC coated bicarb….So it it opens in my small intestine and therefor doesn't neutralize the effect of the acid. Love it! (: