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.


More: 25 Alkaline-Promoting Foods

Zucchini

Zucchini

Another great source of vitamins and nutrients, zucchini is full of vitamin C, B2, and B6. This multipurpose vegetable is considered one of the many dark veggies that may help stave off various diseases. You can get your serving in by using a mandolin to make faux noodles for a healthy low-carb meal, or you can make zucchini pancakes with just an egg, whole wheat flour, and seasonings. If you’re craving chips, cut back on the fat and calories by making your own with zucchini. All you have to do is thinly slice the vegetable, add salt, pepper, garlic, or onion powder, and bake until crispy.

More: Paleo Zucchini Chips

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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