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Alkaline Versus Acidic Food Chart

pH is a figure expressing acidity or alkalinity on a scale in which 7 is neutral, lower values are more acidic, and higher values more alkaline. Life on earth depends on appropriate pH levels in and around living organisms and cells. The human body, specifically, is designed to be slightly alkaline with a pH of 7.4, falling just above neutral ...
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The Complete Alkaline Diet Shopping Guide

With the agricultural revolution in the last 10,000 years and even more recently with industrialization in the last 200 years, our environment, lifestyle and diet had become increasingly acidic. Even when we try to eat healthy, our plants have been raised in deficient soil and are lacking in necessary minerals and nutrients. They have instead been saturated with insecticides and ...
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Avocado & Tomato Toast

Simple and delicious. That's what we like about this breakfast recipe. Avocados are are a source of good fats and tomatoes are packed with vitamin C to support the immune system. INGREDIENTS ½ avocado ½ cucumber ½ tomato Handful of sprouts or micro greens 1 slice, sprouted bread Olive oil Sea salt and pepper to taste PREPARATIONSlice cucumber, tomato, and avocado into thin ...
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Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash is an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, potassium, and manganese. This soup is full of flavor and will remind you of home. INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp coconut oil 2 shallots, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 6 cups butternut squash, cubed 1 1/2 tbsp cumin 1/4 tbsp ground ...
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What is the Alkaline Diet?

The inner workings of your body are beautifully complex, and yet you are designed to function simply and smoothly. For example, your organs naturally work together to respond to exterior influences to maintain interior equilibrium. When maintained properly, your body helps you to live a fuller, more abundant life by serving you as it should: in health, wholeness and comfort. ...
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What Causes Inflammation?

Inflammation might sound bad, but many people aren’t sure what it is or what causes it. Inflammation is actually one of the ways your body protects itself naturally. Think about the last time you were injured and experienced swelling. This is an example of inflammation, and this reaction can occur anytime your body is trying to remove irritants, repair damaged ...
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What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

The wall of the small intestine is semi-permeable, which means that certain substances, like nutrients and molecules, can pass through to the bloodstream. Proteins like gluten, toxins and large undigested food particles remain inside the intestine to continue the digestive process. But when the intestinal wall is abnormally permeable, Leaky Gut Syndrome occurs. This means the pores are large enough ...
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Essential Oils for Inflammation

Inflammation – your body’s response to stress – is an underlying cause of autoimmune diseases and migraines. The aches and pain that come with it make life difficult and uncomfortable. Unlike conventional medications and over-the-counter pain relievers, using natural therapies like essential oils can effectively sooth inflammation with virtually no side effects. There are many essential oils contain analgesic and ...
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Bone Broth Cleanse

When it comes to healing damage caused by leaky gut syndrome, choosing the right foods is key. I often suggest 3-day bone broth fasts because bone broth contains collagen and amino acids like proline and glycine, which can help repair damaged cell walls. Three days of nutrient-dense bone broth could help heal your gut, boost your immune system and improve ...
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5 Steps to Healing Leaky Gut Syndrome

If you suffer from leaky gut syndrome, the answer may be as simple as making a few lifestyle changes. Follow these five steps to heal your gut and find relief. 1.Remove Toxins When most people hear the word “toxin,” they think of chemicals like pesticides, heavy metals or other industrial pollutants. But, when it comes to our health, a toxin ...
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12 Supplements You Should Take for Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky gut syndrome can wreak havoc on your gut, but the story doesn’t end there. The damage can often be reversed with simple lifestyle changes. Improving your diet and adding the right supplements can prevent further damage and jump-start the recovery process, putting you on the right path for a healthier tomorrow. If you’re already taking steps to reduce suffering ...
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Take the Leaky Gut Test

Leaky Gut Syndrome is a condition that occurs when the gut lining becomes abnormally permeable, allowing potentially harmful substances to pass through the intestinal wall and into the bloodstream. If you’ve been hearing about all the health complications associated with Leaky Gut Syndrome and they’re starting to sound familiar, you may want to consider taking a test. There are several ...
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What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

The wall of the small intestine is semi-permeable, which means that certain substances, like nutrients and molecules, can pass through to the bloodstream. Proteins like gluten, toxins and large undigested food particles remain inside the intestine to continue the digestive process. But when the intestinal wall is abnormally permeable, Leaky Gut Syndrome occurs. This means the pores are large enough ...
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10 Anti-Inflammatory Soup Recipes

There’s nothing more comforting than a warm bowl of soup, especially when it’s cold outside. When you make healthy choices in your daily life, you can feel the difference. That’s why we’ve pulled together these ten delicious soup recipes. Each one has unique flavors and anti-inflammatory properties to help alleviate and prevent chronic inflammation. The best part is that they’re ...
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What is the Alkaline Diet?

The inner workings of your body are beautifully complex, and yet you are designed to function simply and smoothly. For example, your organs naturally work together to respond to exterior influences to maintain interior equilibrium. When maintained properly, your body helps you to live a fuller, more abundant life by serving you as it should: in health, wholeness and comfort. ...
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What Causes Inflammation?

Inflammation might sound bad, but many people aren’t sure what it is or what causes it. Inflammation is actually one of the ways your body protects itself naturally. Think about the last time you were injured and experienced swelling. This is an example of inflammation, and this reaction can occur anytime your body is trying to remove irritants, repair damaged ...
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What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

The wall of the small intestine is semi-permeable, which means that certain substances, like nutrients and molecules, can pass through to the bloodstream. Proteins like gluten, toxins and large undigested food particles remain inside the intestine to continue the digestive process. But when the intestinal wall is abnormally permeable, Leaky Gut Syndrome occurs. This means the pores are large enough ...
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Essential Oils for Inflammation

Inflammation – your body’s response to stress – is an underlying cause of autoimmune diseases and migraines. The aches and pain that come with it make life difficult and uncomfortable. Unlike conventional medications and over-the-counter pain relievers, using natural therapies like essential oils can effectively sooth inflammation with virtually no side effects. There are many essential oils contain analgesic and ...
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10 Anti-Inflammatory Soup Recipes

There’s nothing more comforting than a warm bowl of soup, especially when it’s cold outside. When you make healthy choices in your daily life, you can feel the difference. That’s why we’ve pulled together these ten delicious soup recipes. Each one has unique flavors and anti-inflammatory properties to help alleviate and prevent chronic inflammation. The best part is that they’re ...
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Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are sweet for your health and your taste buds! As one of nature's best sources of beta-carotene, sweet potatoes are a standout antioxidant food. Several recent studies have shown the superior ability of sweet potatoes to raise our blood levels of vitamin A. In several studies from Africa, sweet potatoes were found to contain enough, on average, to meet 35% ...
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Avocado & Tomato Toast

Simple and delicious. That's what we like about this breakfast recipe. Avocados are are a source of good fats and tomatoes are packed with vitamin C to support the immune system. INGREDIENTS ½ avocado ½ cucumber ½ tomato Handful of sprouts or micro greens 1 slice, sprouted bread Olive oil Sea salt and pepper to taste PREPARATIONSlice cucumber, tomato, and avocado into thin ...
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Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash is an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, potassium, and manganese. This soup is full of flavor and will remind you of home. INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp coconut oil 2 shallots, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 6 cups butternut squash, cubed 1 1/2 tbsp cumin 1/4 tbsp ground ...
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Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are sweet for your health and your taste buds! As one of nature's best sources of beta-carotene, sweet potatoes are a standout antioxidant food. Several recent studies have shown the superior ability of sweet potatoes to raise our blood levels of vitamin A. In several studies from Africa, sweet potatoes were found to contain enough, on average, to meet 35% ...
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Alkaline Versus Acidic Food Chart

pH is a figure expressing acidity or alkalinity on a scale in which 7 is neutral, lower values are more acidic, and higher values more alkaline. Life on earth depends on appropriate pH levels in and around living organisms and cells. The human body, specifically, is designed to be slightly alkaline with a pH of 7.4, falling just above neutral ...
View Post

The Complete Alkaline Diet Shopping Guide

With the agricultural revolution in the last 10,000 years and even more recently with industrialization in the last 200 years, our environment, lifestyle and diet had become increasingly acidic. Even when we try to eat healthy, our plants have been raised in deficient soil and are lacking in necessary minerals and nutrients. They have instead been saturated with insecticides and ...
View Post

What is the Alkaline Diet?

The inner workings of your body are beautifully complex, and yet you are designed to function simply and smoothly. For example, your organs naturally work together to respond to exterior influences to maintain interior equilibrium. When maintained properly, your body helps you to live a fuller, more abundant life by serving you as it should: in health, wholeness and comfort. ...
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