Potassium and magnesium are required to activate the parasympathetic side, promoting alkalinization of the body. In the biochemical cycles of energy production, the oxidative system, these two minerals tend to speed up reactions, which lead to acid production in the body.
Therefore, the two systems tend to balance each other out with regards to p H.
People have wasted thousands of hours of my time (I get several hundred emails/day, many of them continuing chain emails from this site) because they wanted me to do some research on the internet for answers to their questions, or wanted me to retype the information that is already on my website piece-meal into emails -- probably because I did not charge them for my time. Colleagues charge $650 for a 15 minute consultation, and say that people are sending countless emails for every aspect of everything that they should be looking up themselves because it doesn't cost them anything.
Unfortunately, most people won't even take the time to read a book (or the information on my website) even if their very life depends upon it!
Atkins, Pritikin, the Zone Diet, the Blood-type Diet, its all enough to make you crazy, yes? For years, I thrived on a diet of vegetables and complex carbohydrates with eggs and occasional fish for protein.
Ive been the ideal weight for my height (5-10/155) ever since high school and rather healthy at that.
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