The Alkaline Diet is a popular way of eating that is said to more closely mimic ancient diets than the modern diet does.
People purport that following an alkaline diet can help you lose weight, decrease your risks of many health conditions, and even prevent cancer.
While the research doesn't support the claims of an alkaline diet preventing cancer, it is generally a healthy way to eat and can lower your risk of developing many ailments. You can learn more in our informative article, "Acidity, Alkalinity, and Cancer."
We've prepared a list of alkaline foods to help you determine what you'll need to consume to follow this eating plan. The list is not all-inclusive, but it will give you an idea of what you should be looking for and focusing on in order to eat the alkaline way.
Foods Considered to Be Alkalinizing
The following foods are considered to be good for consuming on the alkaline diet.
- Green Beans
- Alfalfa Grass
- Apple Cider Vinegar
Foods to Avoid on an Alkaline Diet
Proponents of the alkaline diet recommend avoiding meat, fish, shellfish, dairy, eggs, alcohol, caffeine, and processed foods.
Check with your doctor before beginning this or any other special diet plan to ensure that it's the right fit for you and you are able to get all your nutrients while following it.