July 8, 2004
| Eat Right for Your pH
The Alkaline Power Food Plan
The Alkaline Power Food Plan is an overall, nutritionally
rich diet that is excellent for anyone. You’ll learn how to make
better dietary choices to help you feel younger, look better, and
be healthier. It’s similar to the way our ancestors ateclose
to the earth, with more whole grains and vegetables than meat.
When I meet with a patient for a nutritional makeover,
I start by determining whether they are overly acidic or a high-alkaline
producer. You see, in its natural healthy state, your body is slightly
alkaline. It must maintain that slightly alkaline state to keep
the complex systems in your body working together. If you are out
of balance and overly acidic you are more likely to be fatigued,
have headaches, digestive problems, urinary tract conditions, chronic
illnesses, colds, and flu.
In contrast, with a healthy acid/alkaline balance
you’ll notice improved physical vitality and stamina, mental clarity,
a positive outlook, and resistance to and quick recovery from illness
and injury. And, through minor changes in your diet and lifestyle,
you can bring your body chemistry into a healthier (alkaline) balance
to support a long and healthy life.
Your Nutritional Makeover
Learning whether you are acidic or alkaline is
the first step in choosing a food plan that’s right for you. The
Alkaline Power Food Plan has you working toward an alkaline state.
So, it’s important to know your body’s tendencies first in order
to choose the right combinations of foods for your unique body type.
The diet is not just for you, however. You should
encourage your entire family to follow the Alkaline Power Food Plan,
changing not just what foods everyone eats, but your family’s overall
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