High Alkaline Foods
and Body Alkalinity
High alkaline foods are usually associated with the foods and drinks that are green in color.
A lot of people will turn to a green juice in the morning for more body alkalinity.
However, there are other foods to choose from and high alkaline foods can include herbs which can 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
- Organic Dried Apricots
- Organic Yams
- Organic Dried Fruits
- Organic Medjool Dates
- Organic Dried Figs
- Organic Bananas
- Organic and "Soaked" White Beans
- Organic and "Soaked" Pinto Beans
- Organic and "Soaked" Lima Beans
- Organic Basil
- Organic Parsley
- Organic Tarragon
- Organic Thyme
- Organic Rosemary
- Reishi Mushroom
- Organic Taro
- Fermented Taro aka Poi
- Organic Ripe Avocados
- Organic Guacamole
- Organic Fennel
- Organic Collard Greens
- Organic Spinach
- Organic Kale
- Organic Swiss Chard
- Organic Watercress
- 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.
The chlorophyll molecule found in blue green algae like
spirulina has something in common with the hemoglobin molecule in your
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.
Spirulina can be a great source of important alkalizing minerals like magnesium and does qualify as a high alkaline food.
Did you know that spirulina is a complete protein source?
However, it does
appear that spirulina will need to be fermented in order to receive the many
benefits of spirulina.
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