"When the body is acidic, it creates an environment for viruses and bacteria to flourish. The effect is a weakened immune system, frequent illness & infection and is considered part of the underlying disease process. Some of the common conditions related to acidity include osteoporosis, cancer and arthritis. Research shows that the pH of cancer tumors are always acidic but a diet high in alkaline minerals which raises the pH, helps to prevents cancer growth and cell mutation.
Since ancient times, Greeks and Romans have been using beetroot in the treatment of numerous health conditions, such as the high body temperature. The main reason why beetroot is an excellent natural remedy is...
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Foods by blood type! Theory behind an alkaline diet is that because our body's pH level is slightly alkaline, with a normal range of 7.36 to 7.44, our diet should reflect this and also be slightly alkaline. An imbalanced diet high in acidic foods such as animal protein, sugar, caffeine, and processed foods tends to disrupt this balance. It can deplete the body of alkaline minerals such as sodium, potassium...making people prone to chronic and degenerative disease.
Glycemic Index ~ Heh. So for a Type 1 diabetic, that translates to "high GI foods lead to a blood sugar spike (even if you bolus what ought to be the appropriate amount, well ahead of time), while low GI foods allow blood sugar to remain stable, when an appropriate amount of insulin is delivered."