I was going to write a post today, but Ellie’s post is an important read regarding health and nutrition.
If your physician has prescribed an ‘anti-inflammatory diet’ would you know what to eat? Probably not. It’s one of those “dog year” questions (relatable in practical terms.) It has to do with the pH scale’s acidic/alkaline relationship. The more acidic one is, the more prone to illness one becomes.
Imagine the pH scale being in a straight line from 1-14. 7 is neutral, (like pure water.) 1 is acidic, (like battery acid) and anything above is considered alkaline. Balance is what it’s all about. Try to maintain a pH around 7.3 – 7.4.
Coffee, alcohol and soft drinks are incredibly acidic so cut down. Increase your water intake with lemon. Although you’ll notice lemon and vinegar is acidic on the pH scale, each actually metabolizes into an alkaline food. (God knew it all the time!)
The anti-inflammatory diet isn’t a “diet” as much as a lifestyle choice. One thing is certain however, not addressing your health concerns will only create larger…
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