The Acid Alkaline Food Guide: A Quick Reference to Foods & Their Effect on PH Levels

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Square One Publishers, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 194 pages
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In the last few years, researchers around the world have increasingly reported the importance of acid-alkaline balance. The Acid-Alkaline Food Guide was designed as an easy-to-follow guide to the most common foods that influence your body‚__s pH level. Now in its Second Edition, this bestseller has been expanded to include many more domestic and international foods. Updated information also explores (and refutes) the myths about pH balance and diet, and guides the reader to supplements that can help the body achieve a healthy pH level.

The Acid-Alkaline Food Guide begins by explaining how the acid-alkaline environment of the body is influenced by foods. It then presents a list of thousands of foods and their acid-alkaline effects. Included are not only single foods, such as fruits and vegetables, but also popular combination and even common fast foods. In each case, you‚__ll not only discover whether a food is acidifying or alkalizing, but also learn the degree to which that food affects the body. Informative insets guide you in choosing the food that‚__s right for you.

The first book of its kind‚__now updated and expanded‚__The Acid-Alkaline Food Guidewill quickly become the resource you turn to at home, in restaurants, and whenever you want to select a food that can help you reach your health and dietary goals.

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Susan E. Brown, PhD, CNS, is a medical anthropologist and New York State Certified Nutritionist. A clinician, researcher, and author, Dr. Brown currently directs the Center for Better Bones and the Better Bones Foundation in Syracuse, New York. Thourh the foundation, she conducts primary research, lectures widely on osteoporosis reversal, and teaches the use of a holistic, natural program for the regeneration of bone. She is also the author of Better Bones, Better Body: A Comprehensive Self-Help Program for Preventing, Halting & Overcoming Osteoporosis.

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