Ancient Eastern scholars have argued that all the products are divided into two groups: acidic (Yin) and alkaline (Yang). In this regard, they have on the body have a completely different effect.
According to studies, the diet of modern man, as a rule, the predominant products contributing to acidification of the body. Hence, weak immunity, susceptibility to colds, chronic fatigue, various allergic reactions and other. In addition, the acidification leads to the deposition of extra pounds, that is obese. So why not try to restore the balance between acidifying and alkalizing foods, thus supporting the health and simultaneously lose weight?
How to check?
Pharmacies sell litmus test that can measure pH of saliva and urine, they indicate the acid-alkaline balance in our body. It is necessary to observe several conditions. To measure pH of the urine should not in the morning after waking up and during the second trip to the toilet. We need to do a few measurements and summarize the arithmetic mean indicator. Note: urine pH below 7 is a sign of acidification.
How to restore pH
On the way to restoring balance to enter into your diet alkalizing foods. To a greater extent cereals - buckwheat, rice and less vegetables. Enough 1-2 times a week to include in the menu fish, 1 time - legumes. When you feel improvement, you can try to turn acidic and alkaline foods in about equal proportions, giving the odds are second. Your task - to gradually achieve balance between acid and alkaline foods 1:2.
Strong oxidation gives: eggplant, zucchini, cucumbers, tomatoes, spinach, sorrel, green peas, beets, celery, garlic, citrus fruits, bananas, dates, maize, oats, olive and peanut oil, fish, beef, rabbit, pork, sugar, coffee, honey, cocoa, fruit juices, wine.
Weak oxidation: grapes, plums, prunes, pears, peaches, cabbage and cauliflower, watermelon, cantaloupe, walnuts, peanuts, almonds, hazelnuts, sunflower oil, dried beans, lamb, cream, butter, cheese, yogurt, milk, chocolate, alcoholic and carbonated drinks, tea, beer.
Strong alkalization give: carrots, parsley, watercress, pumpkin, buckwheat, millet, rice, saffron, caviar red and black, pheasant, eggs, chamomile tea, Japanese Bancha tea.
Weak oxidation:strawberries, apples, onions, leeks, radish, turnip, horseradish, dill, peas, Flaxseed oil, cinnamon, rosemary, thyme, fish (catfish, herring, sardines), Turkey, duck, green tea.
Attention! A diet composed solely of alkalizing foods, it is possible, however, its duration should not exceed two weeks.