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Alkaline vs. Acid Forming Foods Raw Fruits and Vegetables or French Fries and Burgers

Updated on January 19, 2016

An Acid Diet Speaks for Itself


What Would You Choose an Acid or Alkaline?

Alkaline vs. Acid? Your body should consist of 80% Alkaline and 20% Acid. Too much acid causes major disorders. For one, it stresses your kidneys and bladder and wipes out your reserve of alkaline that is needed to bind acids.

Alkaline, fats and calcium binds acids away from organs.If you suffer with low energy, poor digestion, excess weight, unclear thinking and/or unexplained aches and pains, it could very well be because your body is favoring the acid side

I cleaned out my refrigerator today. Have you ever left something in your frig too long? Gross. bacteria, yeast, fungus, molds and decay, exactly what your body does if you don’t eat a proper balance of 80% alkaline and 20% acid forming foods..

An Alkaline Diet Speaks for Itself


Your Body Has Been Delegated a Job to Do in a Precise Way

Keeping your body more alkaline can be quite simple. Don’t overindulge when eating. Eat small meals more often. Incorporate foods in your diet that are less likely to ferment. Remember the rule 80/20.

Your kidneys separate the alkalinity, you pee some acidity. The alkalinity is bound by calcium, potassium and magnesium and taken back into the blood to neutralize acidity in the blood and tissues. If your system is living in an acid environment with no alkaline to proceed with this chore it gets confused.

Essential fatty acids in your diet are like the word says essential. They bind the acidity away from your organs. You see, some fats are good for you. This is why you do not want to take Cholesterol medication. It stops all fats and when there is no fat the body turns to calcium to do what fats did. A deficiency of calcium occurs.

If you use calcium blockers you stop the fatty acids from binding the acidity away from your organs. In other words it blocks this process and your body has no other source of defense.

If there is nothing to bind the toxins you most likely will end up with a heart attack or some other illness that could have been prevented. It has been read that disease cannot form in an alkaline environment. Now I see why. Do you?

A Very Cheap Healthy Alkaline Forming Drink

Distilled water combined with lemons, limes and/or grapefruits make a great drink. To save money, I break out my juicer once a month and juice a whole bag of limes. The process is messy and somewhat time consuming, but so much worth the pennies it cost for each 64 ounce pitcher. The citrus can sting your hands though so I wear gloves to avoid direct contact on my skin.

I put the concentrate into ice trays and freeze. When done I pop the cubes out and transfer to a zip lock bag. For a week or two, it’s a no brainier, even my husband and son do it. How cool is that. They love it. Just take one cube out of the freezer bag, put it into a glass pitcher and fill it up with water; preferably filtered water. Before the pitcher is completely empty we add more water and another lime cube so we can continue drinking it while the lime cube is melting. I use Brita water myself. Save money, stay alkaline and drink healthy. That’s what I’m talking about.

Disease Will Have a Very Hard Time Living in an Alkaline Environment

Let's see if I can make this more understandable for you. If you have low oil in your car it will cause more friction and wear down other michanical components that keep it running. This is why you check your oil. If you don't, eventually your car will start giving you problems and slow down. It will start sounding bad and stalling and sooner or later it will stop running all together. No car, no way to get around, no body no way to live your life.

Just like you have to check your oil in your car so do you check your pH level. An accurate reading should be 6.8 to 7.4 for good health. Test morning and night, saliva and urine. A 14' roll of pH paper will cost anywhere from $10 - $13. Testing can stop when you are in balance and when you know what to do to stay that way. Keeping yourself favoring alkaline will ward you away from the diseases plaguing society today, including cancer which grows in an acidic pH body.

Signs That Your Body Is Living in an Acidic State

This list will periodically be updated:

  • cancer
  • osteoporosis
  • receding gums and gingivitis
  • low energy
  • heaviness in the limbs
  • feelings of inability to cope
  • lower body temperature; frequently feels cold
  • tendency to get infections
  • nervousness, agitation without cause, hyperactivity, sensitivity to high-pitched noises and easily stressed
  • very pale face
  • eyes tear easily
  • conjunctivitis
  • inflammation of the corneas and eyelids
  • acidic saliva
  • loose teeth
  • recurring infections of throat and tonsils
  • excess stomach acid
  • nails are thin and split and break easily
  • hivesl
  • leg cramps and spasms.

When you are too acidic you are either eating an acid diet or you have hidden fungal and bacterial infections. The waste by products from these organisms are acidic and will rob you of the oxygen you need to live a vital energized life. Stop feeding these buggers. Lay off the sugar, sweet drinks. I don't have to name them, you know don't you?

Eat This and That, Balance Your Eating Habits

So, let's say you decide you want to live In the beginning, don't eat any sugar, none. When you are feeling better, healthier, than have the fruit. Pretty much all fruits and vegetables are alkaline forming. All grains, beans, nuts, and animal proteins are acid forming. The alkaline foods are cleansing, rich in antioxidant and are remineralizing. The protein and grain foods are acidifying. Your body uses them for building the body up. You need the balance. One is not better than the other, although remember the rule 80/20.

Apple Anyone?

Some Alkaline Forming Foods

  • Green leafy lettuce and spinach, along with sprouted grains and beans like alfalfa, clover and radish are great in salads.
  • Seeds, almonds (higher in oxygen if soaked for 12 hours) or hazelnuts are a great snack.
  • Yellow or root veggies are a great side dish.
  • Fruits like avocados (yummy) can act as a side dish as too.
  • Essential fatty acids from flax, borage and olive oil work well on salads and in homemade gravies. They also help regulate you.
  • Soy products like tofu, grains from spelt, millet and buckwheat give you the protein you need.
  • Herbs, seaweed and spices make everything nice.
  • Indulge on onions and garlic, so good for you.
  • Green Vegetable Juice
  • Cod Liver Oil (mercury free)
  • Lemon/Lime Juice
  • Aloe Vera

More About Aloe


Aloe vera contains protein, calcium, magnesium, zinc, vitamins A, B12 and E and vitamin C, amino acids, enzymes, germanium, a mineral. You can use Aloe Vera to clean out your stomach, liver, kidneys, spleen, bladder and colon. Because of its alkaline properties it can be used for digestive discomfort. It can also be as a tonic for energy. Since there is no single ingredient in Aloe it is not easily duplicated (synthesized) in a lab making it a nutrient rather than a drug.

The Secret of Lemon They Don't Want You to Know

Lemons can be frozen. Give them a wash and put them in the freezer. When you go to make one of those healthy drinks, grate the lemon whole, peal and all. Did you know that lemon peals have more nutrients in them than the lemon juice. Did you know that lemon cures cancer and stabilizes blood pressure. Don't take my word for it. Find out through the FDA. They want to make a man made lemon to sell to the public in medication form. Why do you think they want to do that?

What Have You Learned

TRUE OR FALSE: Avoid cholesterol medication and/or calcium blockers.

TRUE OR FALSE: Alkaline foods should consist of 80% of your diet.

TRUE OR FALSE: Acid foods should consist of 20% of your diet.

TRUE OR FALSE: Overindulging in foods at one sitting can cause fermentation.

TRUE OR FALSE: Fermentation is a sign that you are more acidic than alkaline

TRUE OR FALSE: Disease cannot form in an alkaline environment.

TRUE OR FALSE: If you walk a tight rope and maintain balance, you will not fall.

TRUE OR FALSE: You learned a lot about your body, you will make a change.

Congratulations. If you answered true to ALL OF THE ABOVE, you are on your way to a healthier lifestyle.


Focus on the New You By Adding to Your Diet

What is a Biomat

The Biomat is a mat that you lay on and receive benefits from. It is used as a thermotherapy treatment to regenerate the cells and bring the body into complete homeostasis. The mat consists of pure amethyst crystals amongst a bed of far infrared rays that penetrate deep into the core of the body releasing negative ions when laid on. The effects of the Biomat removes cancer and disease on the cellular level. It stimulates the circulatory, immune and nervous system while reducing stress.

Just one drop in degree results in the body producing cancerous cells and the immune system declining. Keeping your blood circulation managed properly will help your body work the way it is supposed to. The cells are able to carry out absorption. The Biomat is USFDA approved. It raises the temperature of cells above thirty five degree Celsius to seventy degrees Celsius without harming the cells. Normal cells can handle temperatures of forty two degrees Celsius. Raising cancer cells above what they can handle will kill and eliminate the cancer growth.

Laying on the Biomat receiving a low dose of far infrared radiation penetrates the skin and moves deep within the tissues, blood and organs. This wave targets the area needed to be treated while rejuvenationg the healthy cells as it moves fourteen to fifteen centimeters within the body. Another benefit is its ability to allow absorption of calcium from vitamin D which was converted from cholesterol.

It helps with fatty acid metabolism, kidney functions and removes certain stress hormones such as histamine, prostaglandin and bradykinin which could cause disturbances in the balance of the body. The rays reduce swelling and inflammation in the body caused by acidic PH balance.

The far infrared rays rid the body of toxic buildup, regulates circulatory system, helps heal high blood pressure, lung cancer and so much more.

The Biomat is a great thermotherapy treatment benefiting all areas of the body. It comes in many sizes which will reflect in the costs.

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    • More Than Words profile imageAUTHOR

      Pamela Bogwald 

      5 years ago from Oak Ridge, NJ

      I hope you started sharing your information before now. Sorry it took so long to see your comment. I have been busy outside.

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      6 years ago from Roosevelt, Utah

      I have been doing a lot of what you share here and I knew a lot of what you are saying but I didn't know how to explain it to other people. Thank you for this presentation, I feel better about sharing what I know with others.

      Feeling good and wanting to share,


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      More Than Words 

      7 years ago

      Let me know if you like it. It is a good idea to start drinking it with no sweetener. If you, your husband or children need the sweet taste try using a little Agave. I never tried it as we are fine without it but will probably curb the sweet tooth.

    • Sam9999 profile image


      7 years ago

      Juicing limes and freezing the juice as cubes to be used later sounds like something I will try. Good hub on the acid/alkaline balance.

    • More Than Words profile imageAUTHOR

      Pamela Bogwald 

      7 years ago from Oak Ridge, NJ

      Thank you.

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      7 years ago

      Great Picture & Information


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