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Alkaline Diet Foods for pH Balance

The alkaline diet espouses eating foods that take the body from a deleterious, acidic state from eating processed foods and fatty meats to a more alkaline blood chemistry. Balancing pH can result in better immune function, increased bone strength and more muscle mass says nutritional biochemist, John Berardi. Alkaline dieters can balance their pH with vegetables, fruits and […]

August 7, 2010

What Foods Can You Eat on an Alkaline Diet?

The alkaline diet is one that espouses eating foods that modify the acid and base balance of the body. Diets too high in acids result in weaker muscles and bones, hormonal dysfunction and a weakened immune system. By choosing the appropriate foods, however, the body can be manipulated into an alkaline state that facilitates better health, according […]

August 6, 2010

Acid Versus Alkaline Diet

The foods you eat can bring an acidic, neutral or alkaline load to the body. Over the years, the Western diet has became more and more acidic, which may be a contributor to some common health problems, especially bone-related diseases. The body needs to keep its pH within a narrow range by using a buffer system, and […]

July 21, 2010

Acid Alkaline Diet for Optimum Health

The alkaline diet has been gaining in popularity, amid claims that eating acid-forming foods compared to alkaline-forming foods promotes metabolic imbalances that lead to chronic diseases. Foods do not significantly influence the body’s pH, because the acid/base balance is very tightly regulated. However, the buffer system regulating the body’s pH may compromise your bone health by trying […]

July 19, 2010

Almond Muffins with Gooey Fig Center

Almond Muffins with Gooey Fig Center Figs and almonds are both alkaline and make for a healthy choice for a delicious breakfast meal. Zest of 1 small lemon 1 1/2 cups almond meal (or finely crushed almonds plus 1 tsp flour) 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup oat flour (found at health food stores) 1/4 […]

June 29, 2010

Acid Alkaline Balanced Diet

Our modern diet has many more acid than alkaline substances, especially compared with our historical diet. An acid-alkaline imbalance is linked to many chronic health conditions such as osteoporosis and arthritis as our body is unable to compensate for the increase in acidity. Modifying your diet to be more acid-alkaline balanced is easy to do and has […]

May 30, 2010

A Diet Plan with Alkaline Foods

The blood in your body has a pH balance. When you have a high amount of acidity in your system, you can experience symptoms like belching, gas, heartburn, chest pain and acid reflux. Acid reflux is a condition where an abundance of acid builds up in the stomach and backs its way into the esophagus […]

October 27, 2009

Low Cholesterol Alkaline Diet

Maintaining a healthy diet can be tough, especially when trying to find a balance between foods that aren’t high in cholesterol, but are alkaline. High cholesterol can boost your chances of getting heart disease, and eating too many acidic foods is believed to lead to diseases such as cancer. Luckily, you can put a stop to this by […]

October 23, 2009
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