Alkaline Broth To Strengthen Your Immune System
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Alkaline broth and other alkaline foods are one of the best ways to strengthen your immune system. By introducing an alkaline diet into your life you will help prevent low energy throughout your day, headaches, colds, flu and anxiety. Many people will automatically shed unwanted body fat by introducing an alkaline diet into their life. Foods to fill your plate include; green veggies like kale, chard, mustard greens, spinach, and broccoli. Lean protein like wild fish, organic chicken or turkey, grass-fed beef, organic tofu, beans, and lentils. good carbs like brown rice, quinoa, beets, sweet potatoes, carrots, and berries. Good fat like seeds, nuts, nut butter, nut oils, olive oil, avocado, flax, grapeseed oil and coconut oil.
Acid Food In your Diet
A diet that is high in acid will cause more fat to accumulate in our body. Our body stores acid in fat cells. Many people find that an alkaline diet helps them to shed unwanted fat. Acidic foods to avoid are; grains, sugar, processed food, dairy, alcohol, coffee, vinegar and soy.
When I began my alkaline diet plan, my goal was not to lose weight. My goal was to reduce inflammation caused by the immune system reacting to Rheumatoid Arthritis. After 2 weeks of switching to the alkaline diet, I began to lose weight automatically! The inflammation I was experiencing from Rheumatoid arthritis decreased by about 90 percent. Now that has to make anyone smile!
Alkaline Broth Ingredients
4 quarts spring water
(Add vegetables you like!) Example:
3 medium sweet potatoes, diced
4 carrots, cubed
2 medium onions, chopped
1 small beet, diced
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 bunch parsley, finely chopped
1 bunch kale or other green leafy vegetables
2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
2 bay leaves
1 sheet nori or kombu
Pinch of sage
For a little spice add a hot pepper
This is your alkaline broth so use the vegetables you love! Be sure to use lots of greens like spinach, kale, and or collards and spice it up the way you like it!
Wash and scrub all vegetables. Do not peel if organic.
Bring water to a boil. Add vegetables, bring back to a boil, then turn heat down to simmer. Cover the
pot. Simmer the veggies for several hours.
Remove a ⅔ cup of vegetables, blend in a blender, and mix with some broth to make a puree to eat with
meals or mix to thicken other soups/full of fiber. Strain the broth ~ it is alkaline and rich in minerals, especially
potassium, which can be flushed out of the body when taking extra liquids.
Sip broth between meals.
I would love to hear your experience with this alkaline broth. There are so many recipes out there for alkaline broth, do you have a favorite?