5 Alkaline Vegetables to Add to Your Diet

Find out which veggies to stock up on at the grocery store.

5 Alkaline Vegetables to Add to Your Diet

By Reina Berger

Wondering how to start following the alkaline diet? Along with cutting out processed foods, sugar, alcohol, dairy, and meat, you can also try eating the right types of produce to make the most of this plan. Since the foundation of any good diet relies on eating plenty of fresh vegetables, the next time you are making a big salad or looking for the perfect side dish, choose from the five veggies below.


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Broccoli

Broccoli

Full of vitamin C, vitamin A, fiber, folate, and phytonutrients, broccoli is a super hero vegetable. If you enjoy the taste of broccoli in its natural state, you can snack on it raw, or you can bake it in the oven until it gets crispy and flavorful, and top it with cheese, seasonings, and spices. If you are looking for broccoli with the highest amount of carotenoids, look for deeper and richer colors when inspecting the florets.

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Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

See how electrolytes work in your body.

Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

Whether you're trying to stay hydrated for your workout routine or rehabilitation, recovery and hydration is so important to keeping your body performing like it should. So how do you make sure that happens? You need electrolytes — the minerals that give electrical power to your body. What the video below to see how they get to work inside your body and how you seamlessly add them to your day.

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