What is the difference between vegetarian, vegan and alkaline vegan?
Vegetarian: abstains from all meat, but may continue to eat dairy and eggs products
Vegan: abstains from all meat and animal derived products
Alkaline Vegan: abstains from all meat, animal derived products, processed foods, GMO foods, all dairy and egg products. An alkaline vegan consumes foods that are as close to their natural state as possible.
What are the health benefits of an alkaline vegan?
The health benefits of an alkaline vegan diet are that it improves nutrient deficiencies, decrease pain, and helps to reverse disease in the body.
What foods can I eat that are high in protein with an alkaline diet?
Foods that are high in protein are: chickpeas (garbanzo beans), wild rice, walnuts, whole grains (rye, quinoa, kamut, spelt)
How can I gain weight with an alkaline vegan lifestyle?
You can gain weight while living an alkaline vegan lifestyle by consuming these foods like: butternut squash, kamut grains and pasta, quinoa, chickpeas (garbanzo beans), tahini butter, hemp seeds, brazil nuts, and avocados.
What is fasting?
Fasting is the willful refrainment from eating.
What are different types of fast?
Absolute fast: this is fasting without food or water.
Liquid fast: this is fasting with liquids only (ex. Water, juices, smoothies, soups, tea)
Intermittent fasting: this is fasting and eating in cycles (ex. 16/8, alternate day fasting)
What are the benefits of fasting?
There are several benefits to fasting: speeds healing and recovery, weight loss, mental acuity, lower stress load, reduce inflammation, improves heart functionality.
Why are herbs important?
Medicinal herbs are concentrated with nutrients and phytonutrients, they are used to combat disease and for periodic cleansing. Herbs combined with an alkaline diet produces a synergy effect in reversing disease in the body.
What is sea moss?
Irish sea moss is a type of red algae found on the shores of the North Atlantic. Sea moss has been used for medicinal purposes for hundreds of years. Sea moss contains 92 out of the 102 minerals that our bodies need.