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Alkaline Foods and Your Healthy Weight Loss..

Friday, April 12, 2013

Alkaline foods can help keep your healthy body in balance. An acidic diet can lead to a variety of health problems including weight gain, poor circulation, heart problems along with fatigue, achy joints, memory loss, a lack of libido, constipation, bloating and respiratory problems. The typical Western diet includes foods that are highly acidic, which can cause these symptoms and hinder weight loss efforts. Read on to learn about which acidic foods to cut, and which alkaline foods you can add to your diet today to get back in balance.

Understanding the benefits of a pH balanced diet can lead to increased energy, and weight loss. Not only that, but consuming foods that are healthy and non-acidic can be beneficial in other ways. Diets that contain high amounts of sugar and carbohydrates increase the acid levels in your body and thus throw off your pH balance. By maintaining a healthy pH you can also cut out these unhealthy foods and you may notice fewer headaches, reduced stress and anxiety, and a better mood.

Alkaline Foods to Add:- Apples, almonds, tomatoes, grapefruit, corn, mushrooms, olive, soybeans, peaches, bell peppers, pineapple, cherries, wild rice, apricots, strawberries, bananas, Avocados, green tea, lettuce, celery, peas, sweet potatoes, egg plant, green beans, beets, blueberries, pears, grapes, kiwi, melons, tangerines, mangoes, figs, dates, Spinach, broccoli, artichoke, brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, cucumbers, lemons, limes, kale, seaweed, asparagus, radish, collard greens, onions, Watermelon, dandelion greens, orange juice, mineral water.

Acidic Foods to Cut Out:- Carbonated sodas, energy drinks, Popcorn, cream cheese, buttermilk, pasta, pastries, prunes, pork, beer, pickles, chocolate, roasted nuts, artificial sweeteners, Coffee, sweetened fruit juice, beef, white bread, wheat, cranberries, distilled water, Wine, eggs, sour cream, some yogurts (those with live active cultures)

There's a very colourful chart of the alkaline and acidic foods at the following link

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BRENDA_G50 4/13/2013 12:20PM

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INCREDIBLYME 4/13/2013 8:10AM

    very informative. thankyou

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CAMEOANDLACE 4/12/2013 10:36PM

    Thanks for the information!

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68ANNE 4/12/2013 10:29PM

    I've read this before but you've added examples. thanks

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WALLAHALLA 4/12/2013 11:38AM

    interesting info

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NIKKICOLE83 4/12/2013 10:50AM

    I am going to have to print off your blog. As I read through the foods to add I thought, "Not too bad, I can definitely eat these." But then I read the foods to cut out and realized I live by half of these foods. That would explain my belly fat. I am suprised by eggs and popcorn. I have heard for a long time that once you get your body's alkalinity in order, you will drop weight. Thank you for this.

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