Humans are creatures made to consume alkaline foods, they are alkaline organisms in the food chain. You may have heard about acids used in domestic purposes, but do you know the level of acidity it should reach?
There are numerous packed and bottled products which do not match the natural needs and processes in the body. Instead, they harm our body and health.
Our blood’s pH level can easily turn acidic if we do not pay attention to the food we eat, and in case it turns into non-alkaline liquid, that will cause serious issues. Namely, the body will poorly perform and will have difficulty in resisting the most difficult medical conditions like cancers and other auto-immune diseases.
The following are the TOP 10 alkaline foods to eat every day that will provide health and energy to your mind and body:
Top 10 : For Supper: Have ripe bananas, berries, carrots, celery, currants, avocados, dates or garlic
Your body seeks antioxidants in order to perform a proper cleansing. When your body is in dire need of cleaning, you need foods that are very rich in antioxidants. Avocados, ripe bananas, berries, carrots, currants, celery, dates, garlic have a pH value of 8.0, so they chemically react to acidic foods of pH 5.0 and raise them near the alkaline levels.
Moreover, especially garlic, dates, and all types of berries: raspberries, cranberries, gooseberries, elderberries, bilberries, barberries, bearberries, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, or crowberries, are extremely good in regulating blood pressure.
Top 9: For breakfast: Sweet apples, alfalfa sprouts and apricots!
These foods are high in fibre, which leads to the fact that they are super digestible and also contain a pH value of 8.0. They also maintain the body hormonal balance, since they are high in enzymes.
The sprouting seeds of beans known as Alfalfa sprouts are great in salads and sandwiches! Apricots are also very favorable and helpful, and we know the saying: an apple a day keeps the doctor away!
Top 8: Feel the amazing effects of pears, vegetable juices, passion fruit, pineapples, sweet grapes, raisins and umeboshi plum!
With a pH level of 8.5, this group is also rich in antioxidant and vitamins A, B and C especially. Vegetable juices are high in iron and good for cellular detoxification. Grapes, raisins and plums are blood-regulating, which lowers blood pressure and risks of getting cardio-vascular diseases. In addition, pineapple is rich in L-Carnitine, which uses body fat as an energy source and is good to reduce your waist.
Top 7: Avoid French fries and consume chicory, kiwifruit and fruit juices!
At a pH level of 8.5, this group is rich in flavonoids, a chemical compound in natural foods that have strong antioxidant properties. In case of acidic compounds during digestion, sip a glass of fruit juices or take a bite of chicory or kiwifruit, which has even higher vitamin C content than oranges.
They have natural sugar that that gives more energy, but do not feed cancerous cells. Chicory which is known as a bitter-tasting close relative of the lettuce, also aids the body in preventing diabetes and possesses insulin that supports the pancreas.
Top 6: Another healthy option: asparagus, watercress and seaweeds are a good choice too!
This group is also a powerful acid reducer. These all have 8.5pH level group. Asparagus is extremely beneficial since it has the highest content of asparagine, an amino acid important to the nervous system. Did you know that watercress is called?
The watercress is the very first leaf vegetable consumed by human beings and is usually prepared as a part of a healthy salad. It contains lots of iron and calcium (it is also known as ‘the natural super food’) and is best to be consumed raw. The same goes for seaweeds.
Top 5: Heal your kidneys with parsley, limes, mango, melons, papaya!
The above natural products have 8.6 level of pH, and its members are excellent in kidney cleansing. Parsley, the most popular cooking herb, in its raw form, is the best cleaning agent of intestines. It also has diuretic properties, which are necessary in cleaning the kidneys.
Mangoes, limes and melons are vitamin-rich fruits that are alkaline-forming during digestion. Papaya is considered the healthiest laxative that cleans the colon and promotes defecation.
Top 4: Put cantaloupe and cayenne –capsicum in your lunch bag!
They also belong to the group with the most alkaline-reactive properties among the foods, with the pH of 8.5, which means they are high in enzymes needed by the endocrine system as well.
Cayenne is extremely rich in vitamin A, which is a crucial antioxidant in fighting free radicals that cause stress and illnesses, and it also possesses antibacterial properties and is. Cantaloupe is very high in fibres, but very low in sugar.
Top 3: Organic Gelatin or Agar Agar!
Agar Agar is very digestible and has the highest fibre content among all foods. It also has a pH of 8.5, is high in calcium and iron and is a replacement of gelatine made from seaweeds.
Top 2: Consume watermelon whenever possible!
Watermelons are very alkaline, at a pH level of 9.0. Watermelon is a mild diuretic due to its high fibre count and water content at 92% of its entire weight. It is also a great source of vitamin C, lycopene and beta-carotene. This extremely effective thirst-quenching fruit is helpful in the process of colon cleansing, as well as in providing energy in a week-long fasting.
Top 1: Lemons are undoubtedly the winner!
Having a pH level of 9.0, lemons are considered the most alkalizing food. The amazing lemon citrus-fruit is at the very top of the list for many reasons: in cases of an auto-immune disease it is the strongest ally, since it is has 10, 000 times stronger potential than radiation therapy or pharmaceutical drugs.
It is the best liver tonic that detoxifies and energizes the liver. Lemons are extremely helpful due to their natural antiseptic properties, so are often used to disinfect and heal wounds. Lemons possess electrolytic properties which are the most potent and the most immediate relief for colds, cough, flu, heartburns, hyperacidity and other virus-related ailments.