High alkaline foods are usually associated with foods that are green in color, but green foods aren't the only thing you can turn to for more body alkalinity.
There are 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 like the Japanese mushroom called Reishi have a very powerful effect on body alkalinity.
Health Benefits of Reishi
The Japanese mushroom called Reishi has a 4000 year record of being used in Japanese and in Chinese medicine. Reishi helps the body remove the build-up of toxins and allows the body's natural immune system to strengthen itself. It has also been described as the "Mushroom of
Properties of Reishi:
The Chinese name for this mushroom is Ling Zhi and it means "Herb of
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!
High Alkaline Foods
"Soaked" Organic White Beans
"Soaked" Organic Pinto Beans
"Soaked" Organic Lima Beans
Organic Thyme & Rosemary
Organic Ripe Avocados
Fermented Taro aka Poi
Organic Collard Greens
Organic Swiss Chard
Organic Dried Apricots
Organic Dried Fruits
Organic Medjool Dates
Organic Dried Figs
Organic Romaine Lettuce
Organic Dandelion Greens
Organic Mustard Greens
Organic Green Juices
Blue Green Algae for Body Alkalinity
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
The central atom in chlorophyll is magnesium and in
hemoglobin the central atom is iron.
Blue green algae like spirulina is also a rich source of digestible protein. However, it can't really replace the protein found in animal foods. However, it can be a great source of important alkalizing minerals like magnesium and will qualify as a high alkaline food.