Taking bicarbonate of soda or sodium bicarbonate―, has long been used to relieve the signs and symptoms of arthritis, indigestion, heartburn, and infection, among other maladies. Bicarbonate of soda, consumed in moderate portions and at appropriate times, helps bring about healthy body biochemistry

Bicarbonate of soda can enhance sports performance. It appears to work best to enhance endurance and speed.

it also appears to reduce the acidity produced in the muscles during sports such as running or swimming.it also has the ability to promote a more alkaline PH balance in the body