Alkaline foods and their role in reducing inflammation in the body has been a hot topic in recent years. A diet rich in alkaline foods helps reduces inflammation in the body. Everyone from DrOz to Oprah has been buzzing about the negative effects inflammation can have on our bodies. Simply put, inflammation is a natural ‘first-aid’ response by our body – usually in response to trauma, stress and more. However, chronic inflammation can negatively impact your health. Experts like DrOz seem to agree that one of the first ways to reduce inflammation is by assessing your diet and adding in alkaline foods and removing the acid ones. Your goal is to increase the pH level of your body. Here are 11 foods and recipes to match, which can help you do that!..
Dr Oz says, “Inflammation, a process meant to heal, can often become a danger; chronic inflammation causes heart attacks, stroke – and even cancer. How can you prevent this first-aid response from becoming a first-line attacker?” Dr Oz offers advice regarding Omega Fatty Acids and more. His tips on DoctorOz.com
The Scale. The acid -> alkaline scale goes from high to low. High pH foods are more alkaline than low pH. The food pH scale generally runs from 3.0-10.0.
*disclaimer: ALWAYS consult with a doctor about your personal wellness needs in regards to inflammation or any health or diet issue.
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