Alkaline / Acid Foods

Want to learn in a nutshell all about incorporating the alkaline diet into your lifestyle? Dr. Susan Brown of has created three quick videos on the subject that are well worth the time to watch!  Dr. Brown’s videos are amazingly concise, yet contain all the basics you need to know in order to use […]

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You may have noticed that I’ve been including agave nectar in some of my recipes lately. Is it good for you? The brand I use is!  You can read about the benefits of agave nectar–as well as the warnings–by clicking on this link from Global Healing Center:

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Kathy on June 13th, 2011

Are you getting enough protein in your diet? Yes, protein is acidifying, but the OsteoDiet promotes a healthy balance of 80% alkaline/20% acid.  The body needs protein!  To produce and maintain cells, manufacture antibodies and enzymes, regulate fluid balance, and boost metabolism, the body needs adequate protein intake. How much protein do you need?  Multiply your weight […]

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Kathy on April 30th, 2011

Are you still trying to build bones by consuming dairy products?  As we have shared many times on OsteoDiet, milk does NOT do a body good.  Got milk?  I hope not! Please read this important article from Dr. Mark Hyman to see why! Dairy: 6 Reasons You Should Avoid It at All Costs

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Kathy on February 11th, 2011

Here’s the link to a fascinating article from about the incredible health benefits of one of our alkaline heroes: the cucumber!

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Kathy on November 28th, 2010

In American culture, we usually plan our menus around the meat/fish course.  For instance, we’ll say, “I’m fixing baked salmon,” and then we pick out “side dishes” of broccoli or rice to accompany the salmon.  Or, we might say, “I’m in the mood for barbecue chicken,” then add green beans and mashed potatoes to the mix. Instead of planning around […]

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I mainly used Dr. Susan Brown’s book, The Acid Akaline Food Guide, but I also referred to Vivian Goldschmidt’s book, The Bone Health Revolution. They agree about the akalyzing properties of most foods, but disagree on whether soured milk products, such as yogurt and sour cream, are alkalyzing or acidifying. I’ve written to both women […]

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