9 Habits of Highly Effective Alkalizers

9 Habits of Highly Effective Alkalizers

1. Start the day with an alkaline tilt

  • An alkaline-forming seed or grain (quinoa, wild rice, oats) with fruit

  • Eggs with steamed greens

  • Lentil vegetable soup

  • Ginger tea or hot lemon/lime water tea

2. Consume two cups of vegetables for lunch and two cups for dinner

  • 1 to 2 different alkaline-forming veggies with olive oil dressing

  • A veggie steamer with a timer does all the work

  • Vegetable-laden soups in the winter and lush salads in the summer

3. Replace most grains with root crops and gourds

  • Everyday use of roots such as sweet potatoes, yams, turnips, beet, white and red potatoes, daikon, etc.

  • Squash of all sorts provides an alkalizing carbohydrate

  • Baking yams, sweet potatoes and squash enhances their rich, sweet taste

4. Enjoy nuts, seeds, herbs, and spices daily

  • Pumpkin seeds, cashews, chestnuts, sesame seeds, and almonds are among the best
  • Most all spices are alkaline forming and high in antioxidants and add zest to the meal

  • Liberal use of onions, garlic, ginger, turmeric, and all cooking herbs

5. Incorporate alkalizing drinks daily

  • Juice of a lemon or lime in hot or cold water

  • Mineral water with high dissolved solids and spring water as a second option

  • Green tea, ginger tea, kambucha, and apple cider vinegar tea

  • “Green” vegetable juices and smoothies

  • Homemade vegetable broth

6. Limit sweeteners and use them in small quantities in alkalizing forms

  • Sucanat, rice syrup, molasses, and agave are good choices

  • Baked and dried fruit used to tame the sweet tooth

7. Monitor your acid load and adjust your program as necessary

  • Strive for a 6.5 to 7.5 first-morning urine pH (best is urine tested after 6 hours or more of uninterrupted sleep)

  • The Alkaline for Life® Diet Starter Kit  provides all the materials and knowledge you need for testing your pH and developing a full Alkaline for Life® diet

8. Adjust your diet as necessary

  • The goal is to build alkaline mineral compound reserves                                         

  • In good health, a diet containing 60% alkaline-forming foods and 40% acid forming is often appropriate                          

  • When recovering or regaining health, the diet must often be 80% alkaline-forming foods and only 20% acid forming in order to build alkaline reserves

9. Use alkalizing supplements as necessary

  • Correctly collected urine pH provides an indirect measure of mineral reserves, thus a first-morning urine pH below 6.5 suggests mineral inadequacy

  • To be alkaline forming, minerals must be attached to alkalizing anions such as citrates, ascorbates, carbonates, hydroxides, glycinates, malates and fumarates


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