your diet acidic or alkaline?
As you probably already know, the foods we
eat have a large impact on our health.
Foods that are considered to be alkaline can
give us several health benefits.
One of the most known supporters of the alkaline
diet was Dr. Sebi, a herbalist and healer
that dedicated his life to the study of plants
and herbs. His teachings have helped thousands
of people all over the world, be it in prevention
or curing of serious diseases.
Due to this, even after his death in 2016,
his articles are still being publicized by
several people, whose lives were changed and
health was restored by this diet. Dr. Sebi
characterized all foods in 5 groups: live,
raw, dead, hybrid, genetically modified and
drugs. The diet he proposed eliminates all
food groups but the first two.
His list of recommended vegetables is long,
but a few that can be highlighted are: bell
peppers, chayote, cucumbers, kale, lettuce,
okra, onions, squash, turnip greens, wild
arugula and zucchini.
The fruit list is full of berries, apart from
apples, bananas, dates, figs, grapes, limes,
mango, melons, orange, papayas, peaches, pears,
plums, prunes, raisins and tamarinds.
And what can you use to season your food?
This list is a little shorter but it allows
basil, bay leaf, cayenne, cloves, oregano,
sea salt, sage and thyme, among others.
When it comes to sugars and sweeteners the
list is even shorter. The only ones allowed
are date sugar from dried dates and 100% Pure
Agave Syrup from cactus.
The most recommended grains are amaranth,
quinoa, rye and wild rice, to name a few.
For many, this diet may be considered limited,
but the people who follow it say that there
are enough foods for a varied diet. Check
the description box below for the complete
list of permitted foods.
Had you already heard of the alkaline diet?
Tell us what you think in the comments!