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How to keep your body alkaline: Nutritionist shares tips

Published on Jun 01, 2023 03:30 PM IST
  • From a glass of wheat grass juice to raisins and celery, here are a few food items to maintain the alkaline level of the body.
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In order to make the body function properly, the pH level of the body should be maintained. At optimum levels, the acidic and the alkaline levels should be placed. When the body becomes too acidic, it leads to inflammation. However, with an alkaline diet, it can be brought down. Addressing this, nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee wrote, "One of the best things we can do to correct an acid-alkali imbalance is to correct our eating habits and lifestyle. Late nights and lack of sleep make your body acidic even if you are eating an alkaline diet."(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 01, 2023 03:30 PM IST

In order to make the body function properly, the pH level of the body should be maintained. At optimum levels, the acidic and the alkaline levels should be placed. When the body becomes too acidic, it leads to inflammation. However, with an alkaline diet, it can be brought down. Addressing this, nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee wrote, "One of the best things we can do to correct an acid-alkali imbalance is to correct our eating habits and lifestyle. Late nights and lack of sleep make your body acidic even if you are eating an alkaline diet."(Unsplash)

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Anjali further noted down a few dietary habits that should be picked up in order to keep our bodies alkaline. "Most of us should aim to eat 75-80% alkaline foods and a maximum of 20-25% acid forming foods,” wrote the expert as she shared that we must include the intake of almonds in the diet. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 01, 2023 03:30 PM IST

Anjali further noted down a few dietary habits that should be picked up in order to keep our bodies alkaline. "Most of us should aim to eat 75-80% alkaline foods and a maximum of 20-25% acid forming foods,” wrote the expert as she shared that we must include the intake of almonds in the diet. (Unsplash)

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Vegetables such as beans, spinach, broccoli, carrots and sprouts also help in maintaining the alkaline level of the body. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 01, 2023 03:30 PM IST

Vegetables such as beans, spinach, broccoli, carrots and sprouts also help in maintaining the alkaline level of the body. (Unsplash)

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Raisins, celery and figs are also to be included in the daily diet, along with fresh fruits. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 01, 2023 03:30 PM IST

Raisins, celery and figs are also to be included in the daily diet, along with fresh fruits. (Unsplash)

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Wheat grass juice has a powerful alkalising impact on the body, and a glass of it should be consumed every day. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 01, 2023 03:30 PM IST

Wheat grass juice has a powerful alkalising impact on the body, and a glass of it should be consumed every day. (Unsplash)

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We must try to reduce the intake of acidic food items such as red meat, alcohol and coffee to keep the body healthy. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 01, 2023 03:30 PM IST

We must try to reduce the intake of acidic food items such as red meat, alcohol and coffee to keep the body healthy. (Unsplash)

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