Your easy guide to eating alkaline

Start swapping some acidic foods in your diet with some more alkaline options 

Start alkalising now by taking simple steps to start increasing the amount of alkaline forming foods in your diet. You can swap some acidic foods for alkaline foods. Here is a great example of how you can change your dinner to provide a more balance meal.

At your next BBQ or gathering, instead of serving typical snacks like chips, crackers and cheese, try making some fruit kebabs, vegetable sticks with hummus, beetroot dip or baba ghanoush (eggplant dip). Get creative with you nibbles and snack on tamari pepitas instead of salted peanuts.

Experiment with new flavours and spices. Herbs and spices are some of the most alkaline forming foods available, so are perfect to use to add depth and flavour to any dish. Try adding cinnamon and nutmeg to smoothies and muesli to create a sweet and indulgent tasting breakfast.

Here are examples of some excellent alkaline forming foods to try and incorporate into your diet:

Remember, the easiest way to increase your alkaline food intake is to gradually start swapping some of your processed acid forming foods for alkaline foods. Don’t feel obliged to radically change your diet in one or two weeks, if you start with frequent small changes it is easier to stick with your new habits. Before you know it, you won’t be craving the processed, sugary and fatty foods that you used to.

 

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