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7 Health Benefits of Baking Soda | How To Improve Your Health

August 16, 2019

– Welcome to I’m Chef Marcus Guiliano. I’m a chef on a mission. So I get a lot of questions, if I drink or consume baking soda every day. If you’ve been on my YouTube channel or if you caught me through
a baking soda video, my couple baking soda videos I have are by far my most popular
videos on my YouTube channel. There’s some great information,
and in the one video that I did several years back, I touted that I was doing baking
soda on a regular basis. Well, of course, things change, we change. Health conditions change, and I don’t do baking
soda every day anymore. So what I do want to talk about
the benefits of baking soda and the times that I use baking soda. So the times that I use baking soda, I do it before or after a endurance, a longer endurance run. Something that I’m out for
maybe two, three hours, as it helps dump lactic
acid out of your body. I also take baking soda when
I have digestion issues, which doesn’t happen much at all. For the first time this year,
it’s October, end of October, I actually had something
fried the other day and it wasn’t because I ordered
it or because I wanted it. It was because it was
put down in front of me and I didn’t want to be disrespectful, and it was a samosa with a chickpea gravy and so I didn’t want to be disrespectful, so I actually ate it. But I could feel afterwards… I said, “Man, this fried
food is just sitting in me” and it just didn’t feel right, so baking soda was in order after that. So baking soda aids in
digestion, heartburn, things like that. So those are the two times
that I really take baking soda. There is another time if I
consume too much alcohol, which I don’t try to do that. I typically don’t drink that much at all, but since I own a
restaurant, I do consume. I do taste, and I do
enjoy really good wine. And I do enjoy really good
beer, especially hoppy IPAs. But as far as getting drunk,
I typically don’t do that. However, if I do drink too
much, like sometimes I do go to wine tastings and I
will get carried away. That’s when another time
that baking soda is in order. It helps, of course, dump
lactic acid, clean your body up. So it helps with something… It helps with hangovers. So I’m on Dr. Whitaker’s site. Dr. Whitaker is a well-known cardiologist, natural cardiologist and he has this thing on his website, seven
benefits of baking soda, 7 Health Benefits of Baking Soda. Now he is a heart doctor and I guess he is endorsing baking soda. So if that answers your question if you have high blood
pressure and baking soda, this might be a good resource
for you to investigate Dr. Whitaker,
W-H-I-T-A-K-E-R, Dr. Whitaker. I’ve followed Dr.
Whitaker for years and one of the first videos I ever saw from him. It wasn’t until he started
doing natural approaches that he said he started curing
people of heart disease. And that was years and
years and years ago, he started doing that. So he’s very well known
as far as cardiologists, heart doctors. So seven uses of baking soda. Now he references everything,
so if you want to go to his website,, you’ll see all of his references there. I’m going to try to keep this video short, so I’m not going to list all
the references, but here we go. Seven uses of baking soda. Seven uses of baking soda for health. Number one benefit, kidney disease. Bicarbonate is an alkaline
substance naturally produced in the body that buffers acids. It keeps pH in check. People that have chronic kidney disease, which is most often caused
by diabetes or hypertension, poorly functioned kidneys have a hard time removing acid from the body. This often results in a condition known as metabolic acidosis. And he lists some studies here for that. Health benefit number two of
sodium bicarbonate is cancer. There’s a lot of great
resources out there on cancer. Dr. Mark Sircus, Dr. Tooley, so there’s some really good work on
baking soda and cancer. If you have cancer or if
you’re concerned about cancer, definitely go look up some more resources. There’s a lot of work out there. There’s a lot of information
on there about that. And, of course, baking
soda is super cheap. Benefit number three. Occasional heartburn ingestion, just like that I had mentioned. Ingestion heartburn, works phenomenal. It works within like 15 seconds. You can start feeling the difference. So it’s just a teaspoon
in a pint of water. I do 16 ounces of water and a teaspoon. I put the baking soda in first, then I pour the water on top so it kind of like stirs it in naturally, and then I take a spoon and I stir and I let it sit a good
minute, let it all dissolve and then I chug it back. Dermatological conditions. British researchers found
that adding a half a cup of baking soda to bath water
soothed itches and irritation in patients with psoriasis. That’s another good thing. So any kind of skin
condition, acne, whatever. I’ve seen people use it for. Natural deodorant. Simply mix a teaspoon of
baking soda with enough water to create a milky liquid. Rub it on your feet and underarms. I’ve seen a lot of people do that in the natural health world. Oral health. Of course, lots of toothpaste
has baking soda in it, and that’s why. Removal of plaque, of course, is one of the most beneficial things. Number seven, athletic performance, just as I was talking about earlier. When taken before intense
exercises, sodium bicarbonate buffers a lactic acid that builds up in hard working muscles, delays fatigue, and enhances athletic performance. So in a sense it’s like an energy drink. If you look online and you
get a natural energy… If you want to make your own
natural electrolyte drink ’cause we don’t want to drink Gatorade. One of the ingredients in
a natural electrolyte drink is sodium bicarbonate along
with other certain minerals and salts, but sodium
bicarbonate is one of the things that’s in there that’s in
every recipe that I’ve found. And here’s a note on the bottom. Although sodium bicarbonate
contains quite a bit of sodium, it does not raise blood pressure. The hypertensive effect
of salt, sodium chloride, comes from the combination
of sodium and chloride, not from sodium bicarbonate. So that’s interesting. So Dr. Whitaker’s saying that. Of course he’s a heart doctor, so you have to understand that he
has experience in this so if anybody asks that question, will it raise blood pressure. I’m not the doctor, but Dr.
Whitaker is, so he’s saying that it’s not. That’s something that’s very
interesting, ’cause a lot of people that I know are afraid also to take sodium bicarbonate
and the doctors, even the heart doctors I know, are afraid to tell their patients,
’cause I’ve had people ask their cardiologists
and their doctors say, “No, no, no, no, no.” Well Dr. Whitaker’s saying that that’s not a problem whatsoever. So, benefits of baking soda. Now here’s another benefit of baking soda. It is an amazing cleaner. It’s not a health benefit,
but it’s an amazing cleaner. We had some grease spilled
up on a wall in our kitchen and had somebody start cleaning it, and they were using soap,
they were using vinegar, they were scrubbing it. And I’m looking at him,
and I’m like man this wall, this corner of this wall
is just really built up, ’cause we started moving some shelves. And I said, “You know what,
try some baking soda.” And, of course, mixed baking
soda and water, got a rag, put it on the wall, and
the grease immediately lifted right off the wall
(snap) just like that. It was amazing, the
dishwasher that was doing it, he was like, “I can’t
believe this is working. I can’t believe this.” And I said, “Baking soda is
good for a lot of things, like I told you.” So benefits of baking soda. I’m Chef Marcus Guiliano. Thanks for watching this video. If you like my video, please hit like. Subscribe to my channel
and definitely pass it on. And definitely check out my
other baking soda videos. And while you’re at it,
check out or, you’ll find
a bunch of interesting links and don’t forget to click the link to my green certified restaurant.


  • Reply Elizabeth Kilgore March 22, 2017 at 12:10 pm

    Your videos could be shortened by getting to the topic. You tend to talk a lot about nothing

  • Reply Kuch Ginvijen March 30, 2017 at 6:08 am

    can clean every day

  • Reply Rose Rose March 31, 2017 at 1:24 am

    Great information on Baking Soda. I though consuming Baking Soda would raised my blood pressure. After watching your info, you stated that according to Dr. Whitaker Baking Soda don't raise BP. Thank you for sharing.

  • Reply John Callahan April 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    Yea, using a picture of the doctor show is misleading. You lost my trust dude.

  • Reply Unita Maharaj May 20, 2017 at 4:40 am

    why do you have a picture of medical doctors talk show ? its deceptive ! now makes me disbelieve everything you say !!

  • Reply Diane Celotto May 23, 2017 at 6:14 am

    My grandmother brushed her teeth all the time with baking soda and lemon. She was from Italian. And she lived to be 90 old.

  • Reply Tsunami Lan May 24, 2017 at 6:55 am

    I thought this was The Doctors. 😡

  • Reply Goldenrod Willy June 8, 2017 at 9:34 pm

    will it help stop my balls from turning dark blue.

  • Reply Elizabeth Mangum July 30, 2017 at 12:49 am

    I just came across this article it's pretty old , I'm into using baking soda again not just for teeth brushing . Anyway I ate Chinese for lunch and it messed my stomach all the way up . So I tried the baking soda and hot water . It works !! I feel so much better . My stomach went down instantly. Have no reason to lie . And I will be continuing this regime mornings on empty stomach ..

  • Reply Fw k August 2, 2017 at 9:26 am

    So this is not shown on doctors :/ shiiit

  • Reply Ed Denoy August 30, 2017 at 8:19 am

    Just don't take too much. A pinch,not a spoonful. Moderation.

  • Reply Dorna Griffin September 17, 2017 at 5:08 am

    Talk too long then loose interest

  • Reply Paris Kamara September 19, 2017 at 12:26 pm

    My brother how can I get in contact with it's very important

  • Reply J Shysterr September 21, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    lowering the acidity of a upset stomach is treating the symptom and not the cause.  Your stomach needs acidity to digest food.  It is design to make acid in response to food, and water (neutral ph) .  The more alkaline the food the more acid your stomach will make.  If you have too much acid in your stomach just adding something alkaline will just be a temporary fix. Continuing to add alkaline to a normal stomach Ph will just make it more acidic.  You're not going to change the ph or your blood and organs by adding something to your stomach.  Blood Ph is controlled by ph buffers in the blood produced by the lungs and  muscles, (and regulated by the kidneys)  NOT the stomach.  If your blood ph is too low its because of the types of foods your are eating regardless there ph, or you function of your lungs, muscles and kidneys.

  • Reply J Shysterr September 21, 2017 at 5:08 pm

    body Ph is controlled by Ph buffers in the blood produced by respiration and muscle contraction.  The stomach has nothing to do with it.

  • Reply Pat Cavanaugh October 25, 2017 at 2:39 am

    Both of the above links say "no videos found"

  • Reply Larry Hoffman November 2, 2017 at 10:21 pm


  • Reply Fastdonjuan November 3, 2017 at 5:13 am

    I give this video a thumb down for the misleading thumbnail.

  • Reply Ali Hussain November 4, 2017 at 7:52 am

    Should we take baking soda in warm water or cold water for weight loss? ??? Rply plzzzzz

  • Reply Whiterose Faith November 7, 2017 at 12:25 am

    I put baking soda and lemon juice on my skin to make it lighter and fairer.  Can I get skin cancer from this?

  • Reply Cat And November 7, 2017 at 10:04 am


  • Reply graham linc November 30, 2017 at 8:26 am

    where is Dr Ozz

  • Reply Jibran Mohammed December 15, 2017 at 4:41 am

    Does baking soda have a side effect on acidity

  • Reply Jibran Mohammed December 15, 2017 at 4:43 am

    How many times should I take baking soda with water for acidity

  • Reply SMA RECORDS LIVE January 15, 2018 at 12:30 am

    I saw the chickpea gravy and uuuhhh I didn't want to be disrespectful lol that was dishonestly hilarious

  • Reply Arturo Vivas January 17, 2018 at 5:17 pm

    the Baking soda restaurant.

  • Reply ozman 110 January 18, 2018 at 3:29 am

    Gets rid of black mold also

  • Reply Wyatt Derrah January 31, 2018 at 10:34 pm

    My mother would take up to a tablespoon of soda at a time and drink water behind it , she took mostly for heartburn lol she done this for years and years , she 86 years old , is in good health except for her Dementia

  • Reply Donna Jacksin February 1, 2018 at 11:22 pm


  • Reply Kube Dog February 3, 2018 at 9:16 pm

    Starts at 3:24

  • Reply L P February 6, 2018 at 6:08 pm

    Booooo thought I would see the doctors

  • Reply Gamal Abdall February 9, 2018 at 12:24 am

    Marcus, Thank you for sharing this useful tips.

  • Reply Connie Allen February 10, 2018 at 7:09 am

    Might be good advice, worth checking out. But I'm wondering why Chef Marcus, the picture that we click on to view your video, is a picture of "The Doctors" TV show? I feel it's a tad misleading..

  • Reply B A February 14, 2018 at 2:11 pm

    I'd take a robo voice over the first 3:27 minutes of yakking away.

  • Reply Nationalcitysycho d February 15, 2018 at 12:53 pm

    Every …PLEASE LISTEN..We told 2 people who were at stage 4 with CANCER we told them drink baking soda with a lemon & water their CANCER WAS CURED..THEY HUGGED US & CRIED & SAID …YOU SAVED MY LIFE….SMH….DRs WILL SAY DONT DRINK IT….WHY CUZ PHARMA GIVES THEM A $60K BONUS FOR CHRISTMAS EVERY YEAR..SO THEY CAN KEEP US ON MEDS!

  • Reply Gina Truesdale Fosuhene February 15, 2018 at 2:19 pm

    Why did you show us a picture of The Doctors?

  • Reply SOILFIT February 27, 2018 at 3:41 am

    I have been using it for years..thanks.

  • Reply Chica 411 March 12, 2018 at 2:35 am

    Who the fuck is this guy he's reading it off the internet

  • Reply Nick B March 17, 2018 at 4:54 am

    Dr Sobi very wise

  • Reply Paul Camerota March 23, 2018 at 4:21 am

    R. U. Dead. Yet.

  • Reply Lolo Glow March 24, 2018 at 11:23 pm

    John Callahan, so true mine too that's to get people to watch his video no way

  • Reply sandra kelly April 2, 2018 at 4:40 pm

    How do you spell the heart doc ?? So I can look him up ?

  • Reply Tim Moore April 3, 2018 at 12:23 am

    Bait and switch? Where's the Doctors TV show?

  • Reply Andrew Coulter April 5, 2018 at 9:49 pm

    Why do you rabbit on …just get to it man

  • Reply matt copley April 6, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    Bait and switch with the doctors lol loser

  • Reply Ed Meldrum April 7, 2018 at 8:13 am

    People who post on Youtube are notMedical Doctors. You should take great care/caution about they advices of anybody on YouTube regarding medical conditions. However youtube videos are a great source of information and advice. Not all advice is bad. Examples, foot fungus and athletes foot, use Apple cider vinegar it truly works ( home remedies) fyi i am not a medical doctor.

  • Reply Justin Hill April 7, 2018 at 6:16 pm

    Thanks Ethan for the time frame hate very detailed vidz👍

  • Reply Justin Hill April 7, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    This isnt docs????? U lied👿👿👿👿👿👿👿👿

  • Reply Melody Edington April 10, 2018 at 2:13 pm

    We drank it for upset stomach. Vinger,sugar water and baking soda. We called it a vinager fizz. Works great.

  • Reply Melody Edington April 10, 2018 at 2:19 pm

    I can give info for fizz

  • Reply Ultra Royal April 13, 2018 at 4:01 am

    Getting tipsy at wine tastings

  • Reply Tracy Flowers April 15, 2018 at 10:17 pm

    Misleading using pic of the doctors. I know them. I don't know you.

  • Reply WestWard Pomona Gyrl April 16, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Ol’ click baiting ass,thought this was Dr. Oz,why lie. Just put your dang video up Maaaaan🤦🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️

  • Reply Jacob Jericho April 18, 2018 at 9:40 am

    No matter how much baking soda u drink; it won't make u z doctor's in 7 light years. Jakass

  • Reply Denise Barnes-Klesic April 19, 2018 at 10:36 am

    Yes I agree y use The Doctors show picture to promote ur own video not cool dude at all

  • Reply The Funhouse April 22, 2018 at 4:27 pm

    Everything in moderation..

  • Reply aldona99 April 22, 2018 at 8:37 pm

    I buy baking soda by the 25kg sack 🙂 , I use it for cleaning, bathing and baking. I'm gonna start drinking it for my kidneys to try to see if that takes the pain away I've been waking up with, and maybe use it for a few weeks just to alkalize my body.

  • Reply Rukhsana Aleem April 24, 2018 at 5:52 am

    please urdu meaning

  • Reply silver back May 1, 2018 at 11:16 am

    Just so people are aware. baking soda is also called bi carb soda and it is the same thing.DO NOT USE BAKING (POWDER). ONLY BAKING (SODA) OR BICARB SODA

  • Reply John James May 5, 2018 at 11:01 am

    it is misleading to use a picture of The Doctors

  • Reply Lavonda Brown May 9, 2018 at 11:45 pm

    So did I.

  • Reply Miki Vicki May 10, 2018 at 10:46 am

    He is reading it.

  • Reply TJ Tran May 10, 2018 at 9:08 pm

    Very misleading picture.

  • Reply Donnie Baer May 13, 2018 at 9:03 pm

    Do you think it's good for Candita? I have an extreme case and can't seem to stick to the Candita diet for 6 months…

  • Reply sophias555 May 31, 2018 at 2:49 am

    This is the second time this guy click bated me with a false title or picture. I will not watch you again and down thumbed you. My book says liars go to hell.

  • Reply R Donaldson May 31, 2018 at 8:10 pm

    why the thumbnail of the Dr's SHow?? Kinda misleading

  • Reply The Mo June 11, 2018 at 12:44 am

    Reported to YouTube

  • Reply Cute Baby Collins June 17, 2018 at 1:33 am

    You stupid ass.

  • Reply Ken Lyon June 23, 2018 at 1:40 pm

    HELP .JUST GET TO THE POINT !!! I have tried it before and it does do the trick!

  • Reply gemini16th June 25, 2018 at 4:50 pm

    I wouldn't expect a favorable view on Baking Soda from these media, talking-head "doctors"…

  • Reply Michael Shultz July 10, 2018 at 11:00 pm

    As an antacid you only need a pinch of bicarbonate in 8oz of water.

  • Reply Dagny Grant July 21, 2018 at 11:46 pm

    The image of the doctors show is why I clicked. Don't like being misled. Out.

  • Reply Cynthia Rodriguez September 3, 2018 at 2:14 am

    It’s good for short term it’s dangerous long term take apple cider vinegar instead

  • Reply jalila Abdul-Latif September 20, 2018 at 2:20 am

    Thank you good job may Allah bless you 👍👍👌👌👌👌👌

  • Reply マイ竹元 September 22, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Hi doctor. I hear baking soda can make you fail the drugs test

  • Reply meatyhotpockets September 23, 2018 at 1:22 am

    Click bait!!!

  • Reply jeff leroy September 25, 2018 at 4:09 pm


  • Reply Cheryl Thomas October 6, 2018 at 12:55 pm

    Way to go so true but I do it everyday before my run in morning.I do add a fresh lemon squeezed in it and I feel great at 55.I do have a good fresh diet to go with it and pork shrimp catfish lobster clams or any Scavenger is not part of it.Ive been in restaurant business for 37 years and all that it implies and by no means don’t ever want to stop and I am also a lead vocalist and I sound better at 55 than ever before.I did not expect that at 55 I do believe the baking soda and lemon play big factors in the way I feel and my oxygen feels better than ever oh and no medicine of any kind😄Thank You God In The Name Of Jesus❤️🙏

  • Reply pokojoindis October 6, 2018 at 9:04 pm

    Its also amazing for cutting cocaine.

  • Reply Helen Grant October 10, 2018 at 11:24 pm

    How often can you drink it, can l drink it morning on empty stomach and at night for 5day,s

  • Reply steve187 October 11, 2018 at 9:47 pm

    Give the side effects too

  • Reply Hatin allday October 14, 2018 at 9:31 am

    The doctors should come and kick you in the bum for using them as a click bait…scumbag

  • Reply Angela Gilbert October 18, 2018 at 5:06 pm

    Soon as I read a couple of the comments and found that the video wasn't by the Doctors, I cut it.

  • Reply Elias Gonzalez October 21, 2018 at 8:47 pm

    Great info, thanks.

  • Reply andrew todd October 24, 2018 at 9:06 am

    Don't trust someone who puts up pictures of doctors debating to miss lead people to listen to his theories

  • Reply eternal promise October 28, 2018 at 12:28 am

    It great for candida

  • Reply malihai malihaipoo November 2, 2018 at 9:19 pm

    Not interested in your other personal story !boreing

  • Reply Jennieve Barrett November 25, 2018 at 1:02 pm

    Why did you use the pictures of the "Doctors"?
    I thought I was about to watch them……shame on you.

  • Reply Kees Kees December 3, 2018 at 5:50 am

    Clickbait thumbnail!

  • Reply Zane Carmichael December 11, 2018 at 10:26 am

    I thought digestion was acid lol

  • Reply Milagro Arce January 15, 2019 at 12:32 am

    I used baking soda on my stove n frig n some damage was don't it took some paint n discolored it it sure takes out the grease n cleans ur wakls wutg grease i've try dor cleaning very good i sob't suggeat u clean ur teeth it can damage them

  • Reply Jamie Arrowood February 2, 2019 at 10:28 pm

    I enjoyed the video. Thanks for the info!

  • Reply Devin Berry February 17, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    The Doctors suck. He misled you. Deal with it.

  • Reply megyn Kelly1 February 17, 2019 at 11:57 pm

    But hmm doesn't it harmful to our stomach acid? Because the stomach acid needs to be acidic. So putting in baking soda neutralizes it which is harmful. I don't get it

  • Reply Marlene Brown February 22, 2019 at 10:33 pm

    I think the word you need is "Indigestion"

  • Reply Miguel Martinez March 3, 2019 at 3:25 am

    Dr whitaker

  • Reply Miguel Martinez March 3, 2019 at 3:27 am

    How much baking soda should consume daily?

  • Reply Darkages March 5, 2019 at 2:41 am

    Baking Soda and Super Glue!

  • Reply Matthew Slivar March 6, 2019 at 11:25 am

    people are mad cause the clickbait if they only know how hard is it to get views these days they would shout up

  • Reply Paula Golden May 3, 2019 at 12:59 am

    I swish water/baking soda in my mouth to keep it alkaline. Bacteria breeds in aicidity.

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