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    • Do you feel run down all the time in spite of your having a regular meal and having a regular exercise regime? And thinking about it is making you more miserable. Not to worry, help is at hand. A simple answer for you is to try alkaline diet.

      When we are talking about alkaline diet, we are referring to eating those foods and drinks which have an alkaline effect on the body. In other words, the food we eat is based on the mineral content of the food and the ash residue that it leaves in the body after consumption.

      When your body is too acidic, it gives you several warnings. Weight gain, aches and pains in your joints, heartburn, lack of energy, painful and frequent urination, skin problems, nasal congestion, and a lowered immune system are a few of the indications that your body is imbalanced from where it should be to work correctly.

      It is not too surprising what types of food are designated acidic. Junk food is first on the list, followed by table salt, sugar, artificial sweeteners, alcoholic beverages, sodas, and coffee. These may be obvious, but you may be surprised to learn that all meat, poultry, fish and seafood, dairy products, eggs, and most grains, beans, and legumes are also classed as acid-forming.

      The alkaline diet will help you understand how acidic your body truly is, and what actions need to be taken to get your body back to a proper alkaline pH.

      Some of the food which we consume leaves an acid ash and others an alkaline diet. We just have to be careful enough to choose those foods which will leave an alkaline ash rather than an acid ash and thus not cause harm to the body.

      Although we all have a different body composition, the scientific studies show that we should aim to have 70 - 80% alkaline food and the remaining 20 - 30% as acid forming food.

      So a little change of lifestyle is going to help you in the long run about regaining your lost energy. And you need not worry much about where to get hold of the alkaline food. Do you know most of the foods which we consume in our daily diet are either alkaline or acidic in nature? So a little knowledge of which food is what will solve the problem for you.

      Most of us know that low sugar food; fresh vegetables and fruits are good for our body, isn't it? These are the foods which fall under alkaline food category and sweets, alcohol, saturated fats, meat, etc. leaves acid ash residue in the body.

      So if you are looking for a healthy body, you must avoid very acid ash producing foods. There is another advantage of having alkaline ash producing foods as they help to counteract an acid imbalance of the body.

      Don't settle for short term remedy to your never-ending tiredness and lack of energy. Lead an energized and full of vigor life. There is more to life than sitting and cribbing about how it used to be when you had more energy, and you were more productive.

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