The Benefits of Fruits & Vegetables​

Vegetables

 

Kale is an alkaline food that you should definitely include in your diet. Kale can balance the acid and alkalize the body. This leafy green vegetable is packed with rich vitamins, such as vitamins A, C and K

Cucumber are another healthy addition to an alkaline diet. They can quickly neutralize acids and aid digestion

 

Celery has an alkalizing effect.

With minerals like magnesium, iron, and sodium, celery can have a neutralizing effect on acidic foods, not to mention the fact that these minerals are necessary for essential bodily functions

 

Avocado (Anti-Cancer) Avocado; Celery; Capsicum/Bell Pepper ... Long known in the alkaline circles as one of the most alkaline foods

 

Courgette has zero fat, and is high in water and fiber. It also contains significant amounts of vitamins B6, riboflavin, folate, C, and K, and minerals, like potassium and manganese.

 

Cabbage Eating cabbage stimulates the immune system, kills bacteria and viruses, inhibits the growth of cancerous cells, protects against tumors, helps control hormone levels and improves blood flow.

 

Fruit

 

Lemons (Anti-Cancer) Lemon juice in its natural state is acidic with a pH of about 2, but once metabolized it actually becomes alkaline with a pH well above pH 7

 

Pomegranate (Anti-Cancer) pomegranates as a whole can have anti-inflammatory effects and can protect a human body from various diseases like type-2 diabetes, and obesity.

 

Apples, (Anti-Cancer) Apples contain the alkalizing minerals calcium, potassium and magnesium

 

Grapes (Anti-Cancer) The resveratrol found in grapes boost immunity. It is an immune-boosting antioxidant that plays key roles in immune system health

 

Kiwi (Anti-Cancer) Kiwis are nutrient-dense and full of vitamin C. In fact, just 1 cup of kiwi provides about 273 percent of your daily recommended value. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient when it comes to boosting your immune system to ward off disease.

 

Bell Peppers Alkaline 8 pH level once digested

 

Seville Oranges have citric and ascorbic acids and taste sour, but they are actually alkaline-generating once they've been digested and absorbed.” Tomatoes, lemons, limes and grapefruits are also alkaline rich.

 

Bananas are not only a prebiotic food – supporting gut health – they are high in vitamin B6. This vitamin is needed to keep the immune system functioning properly.

 

Tomatoes are considered to be an alkalizing vegetable that will help lower the body's acidity when digested.

 

Pineapple contains bromelain. This naturally occurring substance is most concentrated in fresh pineapple. Bromelain has anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties. Although it's acidic, some experts believe that it has an alkalizing effect as you digest it.

 

Acai berries, The Acai berry, found in Brazil, has been named the most potent "Super Food" in the world.

 

Nectarine They are good alkaline food sources too, especially kiwi, pineapple, persimmon, watermelon, grapefruit, apricots and apples.

 

Roots

 

Carrots Root vegetables like sweet potato, taro root, lotus root, beets and carrots are great sources of alkali.

Ginger Adding ginger to your diet can reduce acid reflux symptoms and provide an alkalizing effect on your body.

 

Sweet potatoes are an alkalizing food that provide your body with vitamins and minerals, along with fiber.

Yam Yams are an ALKALINE food, 9.0 pH level once digested.

 

Turmeric Turmeric is a natural way to help bolster the immune system by increasing the immunomodulating capacity of the body.

 

Soursop. According to cancer research UK, in laboratory studies, graviola extracts can kill some types of liver and breast cancer cells. These cells are resistant to some chemotherapy drugs.

 

Grapefruit (Anti-Cancer) lemon, lime and grapefruit, are rendered alkaline once digested, placing far less burden on the digestive system as a whole.

 

Bell Peppers Alkaline 8 pH level once digested

 

Mango is a good source of immune-boosting nutrients. One cup (165 grams) of mango provides 10% of your daily vitamin A needs ( 2 ). Vitamin A is essential for a healthy immune system, as it helps fight infections.

 

Tomatoes are considered to be an alkalizing vegetable that will help lower the body's acidity when digested.

 

Pineapple contains bromelain. This naturally occurring substance is most concentrated in fresh pineapple. Bromelain has anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties. Although it's acidic, some experts believe that it has an alkalizing effect as you digest it.

 

Green Banana As a super source of vitamin B-6, bananas can also aid your immune system, help form red blood cells.

 

Lemons (Anti-Cancer) Lemon juice in its natural state is acidic with a pH of about 2, but once metabolized it actually becomes alkaline with a pH well above pH 7

 

Pomegranate (Anti-Cancer) pomegranates as a whole can have anti-inflammatory effects and can protect a human body from various diseases like type-2 diabetes, and obesity.

 

Apples, (Anti-Cancer) Apples contain the alkalizing minerals calcium, potassium and magnesium

 

Grapes (Anti-Cancer) The resveratrol found in grapes boost immunity. It is an immune-boosting antioxidant that plays key roles in immune system health

 

Kiwi (Anti-Cancer) Kiwis are nutrient-dense and full of vitamin C. In fact, just 1 cup of kiwi provides about 273 percent of your daily recommended value. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient when it comes to boosting your immune system to ward off disease.

 

 

Seville Oranges have citric and ascorbic acids and taste sour, but they are actually alkaline-generating once they've been digested and absorbed.” Tomatoes, lemons, limes and grapefruits are also alkaline rich.

 

Bananas are not only a prebiotic food – supporting gut health – they are high in vitamin B6. This vitamin is needed to keep the immune system functioning properly.

 

Plantain. Lightly steam, boil, bake or fry to lock in its immune-boosting properties. It might surprise you to know that they are the most vitamin C-dense of any fruit.

 

Pumpkin is loaded with nutrients that can support your immune system. For one, it's high in beta-carotene, which your body turns into vitamin A. Studies show that vitamin A can strengthen your immune system and help fight infections.

 

Acai berries, The Acai berry, found in Brazil, has been named the most potent "Super Food" in the world.

 

Nectarine They are good alkaline food sources too, especially kiwi, pineapple, persimmon, watermelon, grapefruit, apricots and apples.

 

 

Spinach has a high dose of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin E, which help fight off infections as well as replenish the blood cells to give a boost to the immune system.

 

Cucumber Cucumbers are another healthy addition to an alkaline diet. They can quickly neutralize acids and aid digestion

 

 

Sugar Apples aka Sweet sop: Sugar-apple is high in energy, an excellent source of vitamin C and manganese, a good source of thiamine and vitamin B6, and provides vitamin B2, B3 B5, B9, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium

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