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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Over the last five years, there has been an explosion of bestselling acid/alkaline based diets. These have ranged from weight loss to diabetes management. While hundreds of thousands of people have gone on this diet that balances the pH level of your body, they have had to put up with the limited food guides contained in each book. Now, health experts Dr. Susan Brown and Larry Trivieri have created a complete resource for people wanting to widen their food choices. The Acid / Alkaline Food Guide offers dieters an easy-to-follow guide to the most common foods that influence your body.s pH levels. The book begins by explaining what the acid/alkaline of your body has to do with the acid / alkaline influence of foods. It then explains how the pH of foods, once eaten, may change in your citric acid fruits, once digested, become alkaline. As complicated as this process is, the authors provide the guidelines for the analysis of the foods covered in the book. This section is then followed by a listing of thousands of foods and their acid/alkaline ranges. Included are insets and groups that can help the reader better direct their food searches.

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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.

"Larry Trivieri, Jr." is a leading writer and editor in the field of holistic and alternative medicine. He is the author or co-author of more than a dozen books on health, including "Health on the Edge: Visionary Views of Healing in the New Millennium; The American Holistic Medical Association Guide to Holistic Health; Juice Alive; Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia & Lyme Disease"; and "The Complete Self-Care Guide to Holistic Medicine". Trivieri also served as editor and principal writer of both editions of the landmark volume "Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide".

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