Fight Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Cancer with these Alkaline Foods
The Alkaline Switch
One of the things that your doctor will recommend when you’re diagnosed with cancer, diabetes, or heart disease, is to switch to an alkaline diet. Of course some lifestyle changes will be required, but it’s important that you change your diet and lessen your intake of acidic foods.
Our cells are sensitive to the body’s pH levels. When our blood’s pH is more alkaline than acidic, the body’s muscles, nerves, brain, reproductive system, digestive system, and circulatory system are able to function properly. On the flipside, if the body’s pH is too acidic, it becomes prone to various diseases. It invites premature aging, heart disease, weight, nerve problems, fatigue, cancer, muscle disease, and allergies. Since these health problems happen when the pH of the body is too acidic, it’s only logical to switch to an alkaline diet. The main goal is to limit the consumption of acidic food to 20-25%. The consumption of alkaline food should be 75-80% and that should be enough maintain the pH levels of the body.
How does the alkaline diet work?
People who want optimum good health switch to alkaline diets. This is because the alkaline diet concentrates on restoring the balance that the body lost when people switched to an acidic or domesticated diet. Alkaline diets focus on vegetables, fruits, healthy whole grains, wholesome proteins (legumes, soy, and beans), and healthy oils (olive, flax seed, and canola). When these foods are in their natural state, they can neither be classified as acid or alkaline. However, they produce alkaline ash once the Continue reading