Top Alkaline Foods - Find out which foods are the most Alkaline!

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The internet is rife with endless lists regarding the acidity or the alkalinity of various foods; however, when you’re just starting out with this diet, having an understanding of the foods that are safe to eat no matter what can be incredibly helpful. It’s also a good starting point for switching up your diet to fully incorporate alkaline principles. Here are the top 7 alkaline foods!

Spinach: Both baby and fully grown spinach are fantastic sources of nutrients, easy to cook with, and incredibly alkaline. It’s also rich in chlorophyll, which acts as an alkaliser, as well as vitamin K, A, and C, and folate and iron.

Kale: Also high in chlorophyll, kale is incredibly nutrient dense, rich in various antioxidants that can fight cancer and lower cholesterol, and high in nutrients such as vitamin K, A, C, fiber, iron, calcium, and manganese.

Cucumber: Made up of 95% water, cucumber is both alkaline and perfect for hydration, and the neutral flavor of this vegetable makes it an easy addition to nearly any dish. It’s high in vitamin K, C, and A, and is a good source of potassium, copper, and zinc.

Broccoli: This cancer fighting, digestion boosting, detoxing vegetable is on the top of nearly every diet’s list, including the alkaline. It’s full of vitamin C, K, and folate.

Avocado: Although high in fat, avocados are rich in all of the healthy ones that lower cholesterol and speed up your metabolism. This coupled with its fiber, anti-inflammatory effect, and its ability to stabilize blood sugar, makes avocado a fantastic addition to your alkaline diet.

Celery: High in water, making it perfect for your soups and juices, celery’s vitamin C level is through the roof, supporting a healthy immune system and improving cardiovascular health.

Bell pepper: With twice the vitamin C found in oranges, this antioxidant powerhouse is perfect raw, fried, roasted, or grilled, and it can do everything from lower cholesterol to prevent damage to cells caused by free radicals.