Acid Alkaline Diet For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 30, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 360 pages
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Restore your pH balance and live a healthier life

Our caveman ancestors followed a diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, and legumes, but with time and the advent of agriculture, our diets changed drastically to include grains, dairy products, salt, and large quantities of meat. These new foods altered the level of acid in our diets, disrupting our ideal pH balance and increasing the loss of essential minerals, making us more prone to illness.

This easy-to-follow guide shows you how a simple change in diet to restore your body's crucial pH balance can help you lose weight, combat aging, and keep you healthy! Acid Alkaline Diet For Dummies covers the gamut of this healthy lifestyle choice, from the symptoms of a high acid diet to the food you should have on hand to implement an acid alkaline diet—and everything in between.

  • Covers food to avoid and food with a high alkaline quality
  • Discusses how to lose weight with the acid alkaline diet
  • Offers trusted guidance on how the acid alkaline diet can prevent illnesses like brain disorders, asthma, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and many more
  • Includes 40+ healthy recipes to help balance your pH

Acid Alkaline Diet For Dummies is essential reading for the millions of people with health problems interested in combating illness with a holistic, successful lifestyle change.

 

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Contents

Introduction
The Part of Tens
Rebooting Your Body
How FoodandLife ImpactpH
Monitoring Your Results
Explaining
connection
mechanisms
Oxygenated water
Taking supplements versus the real deal
Making a List Checking It Twice
Preparing Your Kitchen Cooking paraphernalia
Munching on Mains Filling Up on
Eating out with a group
Preparing theOther White NonMeat Introducing VeggieBased Dinners
Digginginto SpecialOccasions

Abandoning a Sedentary Lifestyle
Acidifying Stimulants
CleaningOut Your Pantry andFridge
Shopping for the Right Stuff
Getting yourstaples Filling up yourfridge and freezer Getting Past the Lame Excuses
Considering special situations
Involving the Family
Ten Worst Foods for pH Balance
TopTen Acid Alkaline Swaps Eat
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A patient advocate and active registered nurse, Julie Wilkinson RN, BSN has achieved multiple commendations during her career, including the Meritorious Achievement Medal for Civilian Service from the Department of Defense. She is the Guide to Colon Cancer on About.com and writes for many healthcare publications as a freelancer, including LiveSTRONG.com.

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