What if there were a natural health-promoting substance that wasinexpensive, available at any grocery store in the country, andprobably sitting in your cupboard right now? There is. It is calledsodium bicarbonate, although you may know it as baking soda. Foryears, sodium bicarbonate has been used on a daily basis as part of anumber of hospital treatments, but most people remain unaware ofits full therapeutic potential. In his new book, Dr. Mark Sircus showshow this common compound may be used in the alleviation, orpossibly even prevention, of many forms of illness.Sodium Bicarbonatebegins with a basic overview of the everydayitem known as baking soda, chronicling its long history of use as aneffective home remedy. It then explains the role sodium bicarbonateplays in achieving optimal pH balance, which is revealed as animportant factor in maintaining good health. The book goes on todetail how sodium bicarbonate and its effect on pH may benefitsufferers of a number of conditions, including kidney disease, fungalinfection, influenza, hypertension, and even cancer. Finally, it lists thevarious ways in which sodium bicarbonate may be taken, suggestingthe easiest and most effective method for your situation.By providing a modern approach to this time-honored remedy,Sodium Bicarbonateillustrates the need to see baking soda in a wholenew light. While it was once considered simply an ingredient in bakedgoods and toothpaste, sodium bicarbonate contains powerfulproperties that may help you balance your system, regain your wellbeing,and avoid future health problems.