Acid vs. Alkaline Eating

Here are some of the benefits that alkaline diet supporters may claim:

Promoting weight loss. …
Improving kidney health. …
Preventing cancer. …
Treating or preventing heart disease. …
Improving growth hormone levels. …
Improving back pain. …
Preventing osteoporosis

 The main concept behind an alkalizing diet is that certain foods can create acidic byproducts in your body after digestion. You can reduce the negative health effects of these acids by limiting acid-forming foods in your diet and eating foods that alkalize your body instead.

 Foods that are alkaline:

 • Green Leafy Vegetables. Most green leafy vegetables are said to have an alkaline effect in our system. …
• Cauliflower and Broccoli. If you love sautéed broccoli in Asian spices or gobi matar, they are both good for you. …
• Citrus Fruits. …
• Seaweed and Sea Salt. …
• Root Vegetables. …
• Seasonal Fruits. …
• Nuts. …
• Onion, Garlic and Ginger

  

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