PH levels are showing if someone is acid or alkaline. On the pH scale 0 is completely acidic, while 14 is totally alkaline and 7 is neutral.
Every single body has a different level of pH, so even small variations in the body can make some consequences. Our blood is on the alkaline side, while the stomach is more on the acid scale with pH 3.5 or below in order to break down food.
Alkaline diets are rich in Alkaline foods, so they can be helpful to balance the pH level. Therefore they prevent insomnia, poor memory, kidney stones, high blood pressure, headaches, diabetes, muscle pain and weak bones.
These diets are popular nowadays, but also they are a powerful thing to use against many diseases, even cancer.
So, people, we got the 7 days alkaline diet that will totally make you feel about your body and your health!
But with the Alkaline program that was made by HHAP, it is good to keep the pH of alkaline from 7.35 to 7.45. It is believed that this can be achieved if you consume only 20% acid food and 80% alkaline food.
So the rules are basic you need to consume vegetables, fruits, soybeans, beans, tofu, nuts and seeds, and plenty of healthy fats such as coconut oil.
We will present you a list of Alkaline musts:
-Artichoke, Asparagus, Broccoli, Beetroot, Lemon, Kale, Spinach, Watercress, Figs and Cauliflower.
But if you want success you must avoid eating sugar, meat, eggs, alcohol, most grains, caffeine, also soy, sunflower oils, margarine.
Anyway, here we can show you how to prepare a couple of tasty alkaline meals for the following 7 days if you plan to start with the diet.
-Breakfast: Chia and strawberry quinoa
-Snack: an orange
-Lunch: Sweet and savory salad
-Snack: 1/2 cup toasted nuts and dried fruits
-Dinner: Green salad with olive oil and apple cider vinegar, 3-4 oz. roasted chicken with parsnips and roasted sweet potatoes.
How to prepare the Chia and strawberry quinoa
Ingredients needed are: a cup cooked quinoa, 5 ts chia seeds, half cup quartered strawberries and 4 sliced, 2 pitted dates, 2 ts chopped almonds and unsweetened shredded coconut flakes and one and half cup coconut milk.
How to make it: Cook the quinoa the night before in a blender, mix the dates and coconut milk to prepare a puree. Pour it in a jar, and add the chia seeds. Stir well, cover with a lid, and leave it in the fridge. In the morning, add the quinoa and chia seeds in a bowl, and add the toppings.
Roasted sweet potatoes and parsnips
Ingredients needed are: 1 1/4 pounds sweet potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch thick pieces, 2 ts olive oil, 1 1/4 pounds parsnips, coarse salt and ground pepper, 1 ts Dijon mustard, chopped parsley, 2 ts maple syrup.
How to make it: Peel and cut the parsnips, and preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Toss the parsnips on a rimmed baking sheet, with the sweet potatoes. Season with oil, salt and pepper. Roast for half an hour, until they become golden.
In a smaller bowl, mix the mustard and maple syrup, and pour the mixture over the vegetables. Sprinkle with parsley.
-Breakfast: vegan apple parfait
-Snack: 1 pear
-Lunch: Savory avocado wraps and white Bean Stew
-Snack: 1 Handful of toasted pumpkin seeds
-Dinner: Cucumber salad with olive oil and apple cider vinegar. 3-4 oz. roasted chicken with roasted Brussels sprouts with red peppers.