High alkaline foods are usually associated with mostly green foods, but green foods are really not the only thing that you can turn to for more body alkalinity.
There are many other foods to choose from and high alkaline foods can also include certain herbs which can help to assist you in achieving more body alkalinity.
For example: Medicinal herbs such as the Japanese Mushroom called Reishi have a very powerful effect on body alkalinity.
The Japanese mushroom called Reishi has a 4000 year record of being used in Japanese and in Chinese Medicine.
The Chinese name for this mushroom is Ling Zhi and it means "Herb of Spiritual Potency" and has also been described as the "Mushroom of Immortality".
Reishi helps the body remove the build-up of toxins and allows the body's natural immune system to strengthen itself.
This Japanese mushroom also has the ability to affect all 3 of your energy systems which makes it a much better choice than say - coffee!
Blue green algae like spirulina is another alkaline food for body alkalinity and it contains an ample amount of chlorophyll.
And chlorophyll has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. Blue green algae has one of the highest percentages of chlorophyll of any food on the planet.
Chlorophyll is often referred to as the blood of a plant and it has the ability to purify your blood.
And the chlorophyll molecule found in blue green algae such as spirulina has something in common with the hemoglobin molecule in your blood.
They have the same geometry - which is 12 atoms surrounding a central
13th atom. And the central atom in chlorophyll is magnesium and in
hemoglobin the central atom is iron.
Blue green algae like spirulina is a rich source of digestible protein. However, it can not really replace the protein found in animal foods.
This type of blue green algae can be a great source of important alkalizing minerals like magnesium and will qualify as a high alkaline food.