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Acid and Alkaline Diet: Foods, Nutrition and Healthy Eating

July 29, 2011

Do you know the newest and the most exciting way to illuminate the unwanted extra pounds and various diseases? Acid and alkaline diet is used by popular TV personalities and beautiful people all over the world because it is the diet that actually works. The rationale behind this unbelievable diet plan is that it was found out that our blood is naturally alkaline with the normal ph level of 7.36 to 7.44. Therefore, our diet should help us achieve this level of alkalinity and be more alkaline.

Acid alkaline diets advocate a diet high in alkaline producing foods and low in acid producing foods. It is also advised that a person’s daily meal be made of 80% alkaline foods and 20% acidic foods. Not only that, this diet rests on the basis that processed foods have a negative and acidifying effect on the body that deteriorates muscle mass.

Moreover, foods containing white flour or sugar, caffeine and foods with artificial colors or preservatives are eliminated in the acid and alkaline diet.  Animal based proteins, dairy products, salt and starches should also be limited.

Now that you know the don’ts of this diet, don’t think you won’t be able to enjoy your delectable meals anymore. There are numerous acid alkaline diet recipes you can check online. You can try them to find recipes that work best for you and your family. You can also incorporate alkaline foods more liberally in your family recipes to make it healthier.

You’ll be surprised that alkaline foods are very affordable and easy to find. This is because they are mostly fruits and vegetables.  Below are alkaline food list to help you choose the right foods for you and your family.

Alkaline vegetables include carrot. Onion, radish, mushroom, sweet potatoes, garlic, green beans, lettuce, mushrooms, pumpkin, eggplant, cucumber, cabbage, celery, green peas, green beans and sea vegetables.

Alkaline fruits include avocado, grapefruit, lemon, tomato, watermelon, fresh coconut, sour cherries, grapefruit, apple, tomato, pineapple, peach, mango, papaya, star fruit and banana

Alkaline fats and oils include flax oil, evening primrose oil, borage oil, coconut oil, hemp oil, olive oil and avocado oil.

Starting the acid and alkaline diet is the best way to remove the old waste from acid foods. The benefits of this wonderful diet are numerous! High energy levels, weight loss, mental clarity, cell detoxification and heart health. Try this diet today and start the healthy eating.

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