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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

Vegetarian Alkaline Foods

Acidosis is a condition in which the pH level of the blood is too acidic, according to Dr. James F. Balch, author of Prescription for Nutritional Healing. Alternative medicine practitioners believe that acidosis can cause a variety of symptoms, including insomnia, rheumatoid arthritis, low blood pressure, hard stools and constipation. Some nutritionists and alternative medicine practitioners […]

August 6, 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

List of Alkaline Foods for IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a condition that affects the large intestine and causes symptoms such as cramping, constipation, abdominal discomfort and diarrhea, according to MayoClinic.com. The cause of irritable bowel syndrome is unknown, but it can be triggered by factors such as stress, acute illnesses, hormone changes and diet. Some physicians and alternative medicine […]

July 5, 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

Alkaline Foods for Breakfast

Ideally, it’s good to strive for a mixture of acidic and alkaline foods in your everyday diet. Whether a food is acidic or alkaline is determined by its pH level, a measure of being acid or basic. Foods that are a seven or less on the pH scale are considered to be acidic, whereas foods greater […]

March 25, 2010

Alkaline Whole Foods

Every cell of the body functions optimally within a certain pH range–pH is a measure of acidity and alkalinity. Christine Marquette, RD, LD, and ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist in Austin, Texas, says that the goal of our body is to be in a neutral state; neither too alkaline or too acidic. Ideal pH balance is […]

February 24, 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

How to Prevent Disease by Eating More Alkaline Foods

Making any changes to your lifestyle, especially diet, can be difficult, but if you want to live a long and healthy life, it’s a necessity. You can prevent diseases, such as cancer, by increasing the amounts of alkaline foods you eat. Normally, your blood pH level is between 7.35 and 7.45, which leans alkaline. However, eating […]

October 23, 2009

Alkaline Foods for Cancer

Loading up your diet with too many acidic foods can be harmful to your health. In fact, it’s thought that acidic foods can lead to an acidic pH balance in the body, which eventually can cause immune impairment and cancer. However, by maintaining an alkaline (the opposite of acidic) diet, you may be able to […]

October 19, 2009
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