Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Prevent diseases with these 8 alkaline foods

alkaline foods

The chances of acquiring diseases increases when your system is acidic, and it is a condition most of you placed yourself as result of wrong dieting or eating the wrong foods. When the pH level of your internal system is below 7, then it is said to be acidic. Then when it is above 7, it is said to be alkaline in nature. The body performs better when its pH level is alkaline and it makes you to feel energetic. At an alkaline state, the body is very efficient in preventing many health issues, which makes it wise for you to consume more of alkaline foods regularly. 

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Below are 8 alkaline foods you can include regularly in your diet in order to prevent the occurrence of diseases.

1. Vegetables
Always eat vegetables like spinach, peas, onions, lettuce, cucumber, celery, broccoli and beat roots.

2. Nuts
Nuts such as almonds and chest nuts provides protein and at the same time they can create an alkalising effect on your body system.

3. Cayenne
The pH value of cayenne is 8.5, which makes it an alkaline food. It has the capacity of minimising blood pressure and detoxify your body. 

4. Some sets of fruits
Eat fruits like pears, peaches, oranges, lemons, grapes, bananas and apples.

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5. Avocado
The pH of avocado is 8.0 and it is considered as one of the best neutralizers.

6. Spices
Spices like cinnamon, ginger and sea salt are also alkalising agents. Always include them in your diet.

7. Garlic
Garlic is a good neutralising agent. Include in your diet to bring down the acidic load of your body.

8. Watermelon
The pH of watermelon is 9.0. Also, it contains lots of water, minerals and vitamins. Eat some of these alkalising foods regularly so as to prevent the chances of acquiring diseases.



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