How to make an alkaline diet
The alkaline diet menu consists of at least 60% alkaline foods, such as fruits, vegetables and tofu, for example, while the remaining 40% of calories can come from acidic foods from acidic foods like eggs, meat or bread. This division can be made through the number of meals, thus, when having 5 meals a day, 2 can be meals with acidic foods and 3 only with alkaline foods.
This diet is great for decreasing the acidity of the blood, helping to balance the body and preventing the onset of diseases such as colds and flu. In addition, it helps to detoxify the body by facilitating weight loss, which is why it is an allied diet for those who want to lose weight.
The foods allowed in the alkaline diet are alkaline foods such as:
Moderately alkaline foods such as honey, rapadura, coconut, ginger, lentils, quinoa, chestnuts and corn are also allowed. See the full list at: Alkaline foods .
Foods to Avoid
Foods that should be consumed in moderation in the alkaline diet are those with the effect of acidifying the body, such as:
These foods should be avoided or consumed in moderation, always placing alkaline foods together with acidifying foods in the same meal. See a complete list at: Acidic foods .
Alkaline diet menu
The following table shows an example of a 3-day alkaline diet menu:
Throughout the day it is allowed to drink teas, water and fruit juices without sugar, it is important to avoid the consumption of coffee and soft drinks.
Lemon Broccoli Salad Recipe
Lemon, broccoli and garlic are super alkalizing foods, and this salad can accompany any meal at lunch or dinner.
Steam the broccoli for about 5 minutes, putting a pinch of salt on top. Then, chop the garlic and sauté in the oil until golden brown and add the broccoli, leaving for about 3 minutes. Finally, add the lemon juice and stir well so that the broccoli absorbs the flavor.
Alkaline Green Juice Recipe
Beat all ingredients in a blender and drink without straining.
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