High Alkaline Foods
  and Body Alkalinity

High alkaline foods are usually associated with consuming lots of leafy greens, but salads 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

Properties of Reishi:

  • Anti-Inflammatory
  • Anti-Viral
  • Anti-Parasitic
  • Anti-Fungal
  • Anti-Diabetic

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!

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 it 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.

High Alkaline Foods

  • Organic Bananas
  • Organic Yams
  • Organic Taro
  • Fermented Taro aka Poi
  • Organic Dried Apricots
  • Organic Dried Fruits
  • Organic Medjool Dates
  • Organic Dried Figs
  • Organic Ripe Avocados
  • Organic Guacamole
  • "Soaked" Organic White Beans
  • "Soaked" Organic Pinto Beans
  • "Soaked" Organic Lima Beans
  • Organic Spinach
  • Organic Swiss Chard
  • Organic Collard Greens
  • Organic Dandelion Greens
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  • Organic Basil
  • Organic Parsley
  • Tarragon, Thyme, & Rosemary
  • Reishi Mushroom

  • Organic Romaine Lettuce
  • Organic Kale
  • Organic Mustard Greens & Watercress

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 13th atom. 

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.

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