Unfortunately, a common modern day diet is consisted of various processed foods, fast food, GMOs and sugars that destroy our body and interfere with the pH levels by making our body more acidic. A healthy body should have an alkaline environment in order to prevent many diseases to form.
Here are the top five foods that can alkalize your body and keep you healthy.
Swiss chard can protect your organism from viruses and bacteria and fight free radicals.
Melons contain a pH level of 8.5, which makes it a superfood, plus it is a great colon cleanser. Watermelons are rich in fiber and are 92% water.
Buckwheat will provide you with enough energy for the entire day and protect your heart and cardiovascular system.
Everybody is informed about the health benefits of olive oil and for a reason; it is rich in vitamin E and monounsaturated fatty acids like no other food.
Flax seeds are a great alkaline food that is rich in vitamin E and fibers which, makes them have anti-inflammatory properties and ease hot flashes during menopause.
There are other great alkaline foods that you should know of.
For example, Avocados contain healthy monounsaturated fats that keep the heart healthy; when ripe, Bananas can an excellent super food; Berries are rich in antioxidants; Carrots contain high levels of beta-carotene which can improve your eyesight; Garlic keeps your blood pressure under control; Steam Broccoli lower cholesterol; Grapes are rich in multivitamins and antioxidants, and can lower high blood pressure; Pineapples boost weight loss; alfalfa sprouts are easy to digest and are rich in enzymes which maintain hormonal balance; Lemons can prevent cold, cough and flu; Brussels sprouts have anti-cancer properties; sauerkraut – by adding fermented foods you actually add probiotics to your diet; eat Cauliflower instead of bread; Grapefruits are rich in vitamins A and C; seaweeds contain high amounts of iron and have anti-acid properties; Quinoa keeps your blood sugar levels under control; cucumber’s 90% water content will keep your skin healthy and youthful; Parsley is a great intestinal detox; mango is an excellent fruit for colon cleansing; Spinach is the ultimate, vitamin-packed vegetable; Oranges are excellent protection against colds; Papaya has natural laxative properties which cleanse your colon from toxins.