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Acid Alkaline Diet For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-41418-7
Paperback
384 pages
December 2012
US $19.99 Add to Cart

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting to Know the Basics 7

Chapter 1: Rebooting Your Body 9

Chapter 2: You Are What You Eat 19

Chapter 3: Detecting Acids in Your Body 35

Chapter 4: Your Acid Alkaline Toolkit 51

Part II: Homeostasis: Keeping Your Body Happy 65

Chapter 5: What the Heck is a pH and What Can You Do about It? 67

Chapter 6: Finding Some Balance in Your pH and Your Life 85

Chapter 7: Reversing Your Acidic Trend 101

Chapter 8: Getting Personal about Your Plan 117

Part III: Making the Switch: Starting Your Diet 129

Chapter 9: Checking Out Your Cupboards 131

Chapter 10: Talking to Your Doctor 145

Chapter 11: Figuring Out What You Can Eat 157

Chapter 12: Supplements, and Drinks, and Pills (Oh, My!) 169

Part IV: Let’s Eat! 185

Chapter 13: Making a List, Checking It Twice 187

Chapter 14: Breakfasts, Soups, and Salads 199

Chapter 15: Munching on Mains: Filling Up on the Right Stuff 221

Chapter 16: Snacks: Keeping the Belly Happy 239

Chapter 17: Delicious Desserts 259

Part V: Overcoming Obstacles to Your pH Goals 271

Chapter 18: Dining Out 273

Chapter 19: Navigating Holidays and Special Occasions 287

Chapter 20: Dealing with Weight Loss Pitfalls 297

Chapter 21: Finding Support 307

Part VI: The Part of Tens 317

Chapter 22: Ten Worse Foods for pH Balance 319

Chapter 23: Top Ten Ways to Embrace pH Balance 323

Chapter 24: Top Ten Acid Alkaline Swaps (Eat This, Not That) 327

Part VI: Appendixes 331


Appendix A: Substitute Foods for Better pH Choices 333

Appendix B: Metric Conversion Guide 341

Index 345

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