From helping you lose weight to boosting immunity- following the alkaline diet is known to have several benefits for your health. In the recent years, given our increased consumption of processed foods, the alkaline diet has become extremely popular.
So if you’re one of those who have been relying on takeaway meals and packaged foods for a good majority of your energy intake, switching to an alkaline diet may help! The alkaline diet cuts down the risk of skin problems, weight gain and inflammatory illnesses associated with the ‘modern diet,’ and in turn, promotes longevity and overall health and wellness.
So the next time you go out shopping, make sure you grab these 10 top alkaline foods that you must try to sneak into your meals.
- Sweet Potatoes
Most of these foods are extremely versatile and you can add them to pretty much everything! Team them up with alkaline supplements (after your doctor’s ‘yes’ of course), and see the difference! Here are a few ideas to get you started!
- Whip up a quick and easy alkaline salad to accompany your meal- just combine fresh carrots, cucumbers, beet and onions, and drizzle a light lemon-pepper dressing for some freshness!
- Cabbage and broccoli make for excellent veggies to be added to your stir-fries and noodle recipes. They pack in a good dose of antioxidants as well!
- Swap that serving of fries for some homemade sweet potato fries which are healthier! Just cut ‘em up, lay them on a baking tray, and drizzle some olive oil and chopped garlic over them, and bake ‘em until they’re crispy and ready!
- Running out of time to prepare your lunch? Whip up a quick and healthy lentil salad by simply combining some sprouted lentils with practically any veggies left in your refrigerator, and toss them in a pan with some melted butter and your favorite seasonings!
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