There are lots of pH balancing foods on a keto/low carb diet, despite it being full of meat which can naturally lower your pH – not a good thing!A keto diet full of meat can naturally lower your pH levels, which can do a whole host of bad things to your body. Thankfully, there are lots of pH balancing foods you can eat in abundance on a keto/low carb diet.
When your pH is low, you also absorb 20% less oxygen. Adding pH balancing foods to your diet can help and is pretty much necessary for a balanced keto/low carb diet. Your body cannot sustain on bacon and eggs all the time!
The Perfect Alkaline Keto/Low Carb Diet
As you can see, the perfect pH balanced diet is very vegetarian and very anti-meat. That doesn’t mean we can’t maintain balance while eating meats, though.
Here’s a list of pH balancing foods that are keto and low carb friendly:
pH Balancing Vegetables:
- Salad Greens: Spinach, Romaine, Chicory, Escarole, Mache, Dandelion
- Greens: Kale, Chard, Collards
- Green Cabbage
- Celery Stalks
- Green Beans
- Beet Greens
- Green Onions
- Brussel Sprouts
- Red Cabbage
- Yellow Beans
pH Balancing Herbs
- Almonds (and Almond Milk with no added sweeteners)
- Brazil Nuts
pH Balancing Dairy
- Grass-fed Butter
- Soft Cheeses – Well drained
- Sea Salt
- Unrefined, Virgin, Cold Pressed: Coconut oil, Sunflower
- Olive, Safflower, etc.
- Herbal Tea – Mint, Verbena, Linden, etc.
I recommend checking out this list too; according to the experts, any good diet should include 60% alkaline forming foods and 40% acid forming foods. On a keto/low carb diet,
- 2-oz Organic Aloe Vera Juice
- The juice of 1/2 a lemon
- 10-12-oz of water
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