The body’s pH is has a significant influence on one’s physical and psychological health. pH is the abbreviation for ‘potential hydrogen’ and is rated on a scale from 0 to 14. A fluid with a high pH (8-14) is alkaline and oxygen rich. A lower pH reading (0 – 6) means that the fluid is more acidic and oxygen deprived. This can be measured in our blood, urine and saliva. It is generally accepted that an consuming slightly alkaline foods and drinks is more positive for our overall well-being than acidic foods and drinks.