Is Your Diet Alkaline or Acidic?

RAW ENERGY JANUARY 2016 IS YOUR DIET ALKALINE OR ACID FORMING? Evidence challenges the notion that our body is buffering the acid formed from our diet with calcium from our bones. How then is our body neutralizing the acid? Maybe with our muscles! Our blood gets more acidic and our kidney function declines. This may be a reason we lose muscle mass as we get older. As a pair of researchers note: “The modern Western diet based on animal products generates an acid load that may cause a lifespan state of unnoticed and growing metabolic acidosis.”...

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Liquid Nutrition

Smoothies and vegetable juices are ultimate thirst quenchers, nutritious with powerful health kick benefits, and packed with energy boosting blasts. There are so many benefits to adding freshly made smoothies and green juices to your daily regimen and are considered as one of the most nutrient dense meals. A smoothie made with fresh greens, fruits or berries can deliver more antioxidants and phytonutrients than a full day’s worth of meals normally eaten by a person! Vegetables and fruits are rich in amino acids, (protein sources), vitamins,...

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Soar with Plant Based Protein

This Vegan Zucchini Linquini and Pesto boasts protein, omega 3 and whopping flavor. It is pasta without the starch, faster to make than boiling noodles, deliciously filling! One of the biggest questions on a raw food plant based diet is where do you get your protein? Here are some quality plant based protein sources: hemp protein, yellow pea protein, brown rice protein, flaxseed, chlorella, almonds, psuedograins, dark green leafy vegetables, figs, broccoli, cabbage, celery, kale, quinoa, mustard greens, lemon. Why did I not include soy?...

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Raw Rocks

Raw Rocks with RawEnergy

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Better Protein Sources

A healthy or neutral pH for your body is about 7.5.  Most people are too acidic which prevents their immune system from functioning at it’s best.   When your body’s pH drops, the likelihood of ailments, including colds, illness, disease, body aches & pains, and other symptoms sharply increases.  The food you eat has a direct effect on your pH and by incorporating a greater portion of alkaline forming foods into your diet, you can increase the pH level in your body, (making it more alkaline).  Note, exercise helps to release acidosis. The...

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