The alkaline diet has been considered an optimal way to get peak performance out of your body. It involves balancing the body's pH, (potential hydrogen). Transitioning into the diet slowly is recommended to avoid getting burnt out. During the transition
energy levels soar as the body starts to alkalize. An alkaline cleanse is a good way to jump start your diet. Many health experts recommend detoxing or cleansing a few times a year to maintain a healthy body. To balance the pH of your body there needs
to be a ratio of 4:1 alkaline foods consumed to acidic foods. Determining what foods are alkaline is easy. Just a few alkaline foods include, broccoli, cucumbers, lemons, carrots, bell peppers, and even almonds. An easy way to help get more vegetables into your diet is to consume green drinks, which are drinks made from mixing alkaline water with concentrated green powder. The green powder is made available by many companies and are not too expensive. The alkaline water can be bought in bottles, made with pH drops you can buy, or can be made with a water ionizer. Taking vitamins, minerals, green drinks with pH drops, half the body weight in ounces of water per day, probiotics, and a few extras can energize your body tremendously. Mixing in exercise and keeping your stress down is essential as well. If you can incorporate these things into your life you will be doing your body a huge favor, icluding adding years to your life. There are so many inspiring stories of those who have overcome diseases or have changed their lives by consuming alkaline foods. Dr. Robert Young has been perhaps the most influencing person in regards to the alkaline diet. His research, lab work, and his experience working with patients has made millions of people aware of the benefits of alkalizing, including myself. This diet has saved lives and will continue to do so as the awareness spreads.