Does alkaline diet work?

Just a while back there was hype among our favorite Hollywood stars about alkaline diet. There are various terms related to the diet which indicates the same manifestation of the specific diet. Alkaline diet forms a relative diet which contains loosely packed organic alkaline group that usually claims that different types of foods are having a specific effect on pH of the body. According to few statistics, it can aid regarding weight loss. Consumption of such diet at a prescribed amount helps in avoiding diseases like arthritis and cancer.

The theory behind such as foods like meat, wheat, refined sugar, processed food, canned foods, conventional foods, ready to eat foods, foods rich in sugar contains a high amount of acid. This acidic condition is specifically helpful regarding those disease-causing organisms. On the other hand, foods which are rich in alkali are good for you as they will be diminishing the acidic condition favorable for the disease-causing organisms. Also, a good alkaline diet will help you to shed those extra pounds you wanted to lose from so long. While it has been rocketed in the news and trending nowadays, in this artifact let’s have a glance towards the use of alkaline diet and its specifications.

Key points where alkaline diet will be beneficial

  • As we all know that our kidneys work as a filter and maintains the electrolyte level. Hence filtrate minerals such as calcium, sodium, potassium, and magnesium. While our body will be exposed to a sort of acidic medium through food, the electrolytes use to combat acidity.
  • Nowadays many children, as well as adults, consume high sodium diet. Such diets are low in essential minerals such as potassium, magnesium, calcium, etc. Not only such the diet is deficient regarding antioxidants, essential vitamins, fiber and rich in refined fats, processed sugar, chloride, etc. Such food particles lead to the obvious formation of fat.
  • Consumption of fast food, conventional food, ready to eat, processed foods have resulted in increased in ‘metabolic acidosis.’ Hence nowadays the optimum pH level in most of the people’s bodies is disturbed through high acid content. On the top, most of them are suffering from nutrient deficiencies.
  • The possibilities mentioned above lead to the accelerated aging process, organ dysfunctionality. High acidic pH degenerates the bone, teeth, tissues, and bone mass of our body.

Benefits of alkaline diet

Protects the bone density as well as Muscle mass: Research showed that the more a person eats fruits and vegetables the more will be the protection from degeneration effects.

An alkaline diet can help in balancing the ratio of minerals that are essential for the growth of the bones hence body. Also, alkaline diet helps in maintaining production as well as stimulation of growth hormones and absorption of vitamin D.

Lower risk of Hypertension and stroke: The reasons are obvious as the production of higher sodium, as well as potassium, will be less. Thus electrolyte balancing will be helping the kidney to filtrate the foreign particles more and not essential minerals. Hence alkaline diet has anti aging effects, improved cardiovascular health; controls the problems of higher levels of cholesterol, blood pressure, kidney stone, etc thus diminished possibilities of stroke and memory loss.

Hence following a proper alkaline diet now you can be able to maintain the glut and flaunt it like Victoria Beckham.

You can read my other article here ( Green coffee and weight loss issues ).

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Indrani Chakroborty

Indrani Chakraborty is a full time blogger. She prefer to write about food, health and relative contents. As a foodie she love to try new dishes and exotic as well as unconventional foods.

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