Alkaline diet is completely different from all the other popular diets, and it comes down to respect the sour – base balance, which is most important for health and can stop the creation of a number of diseases.
With alkaline diet we can balance the effects caused by large intake of proteins, processed and fast foods, excessive intake of sugar, caffeine and wheat. It is designed for people who are constantly under stress and eat little or not at all of basic food – vegetables.
Alkaline food: marine algae, onion, garlic, ginger, broccoli, potato, pepper, mushrooms, cauliflower, eggplant, spinach, carrot, celery, raw peppers, cabbage, horseradish, peas, tomato, lettuce, cucumber, beans, watermelon, pumpkin.
Disorder of balance – alkaline diet consists of 75 % alkaline and 25 % acidic food. It is important to know that the pH of the human body is basic and it ranges from 7.36 to 7.44 and with the help of food we should achieve those values. If you eat acidic foods, animal proteins, sugar, drink coffee you are upsetting the balance.
Against fatigue and headache – are eating too much acidic products can be seen in the analysis of blood and urine. But if you are constantly tired, have no energy, if you constantly have colds and infections if your nails break, have dry skin and hair, if you constantly have pains in joints, muscles and head and if you fight obesity and indigestion it means you use too much acidic foods.
Do not count calories – Thanks to the alkaline diet you will exclude certain kind of food but without counting calories, which is the reason why this diet has become popular. You can eat alkaline and acidic products, but what is important is to eat dominantly alkaline food.
Eat more vegetables – a few days after the consumption of this diet you will feel more energy, but it takes eight weeks to see the real effects of this diet, which means eating more vegetables, less red meat, more fish and olive oil, use millet instead of corn and consume water with freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Acidic foods: eggs, melted cheese, ice cream, pasteurized and unpasteurized milk, fruit and plain yogurt, butter, margarine, mineral water, soft drinks, wine, all substitutes for coffee, black tea, coffee, beer, fruit juice, white bread pasta, rice, jam, candies, chocolate, saccharine, sugar, cocoa, ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, soy sauce, canned food, everything from microwave oven.
What is essential for this diet is to eat more vegetables, fruits, raw foods and less red meat and factory processed products filled with additives.