Top 27 Alkaline Foods On The Planet (Eat More To Prevent Cancer, Obesity and Heart Disease)

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

alkaline foods

3. Buckwheat

buckwheat

Contrary to what its name implies, buckwheat isn’t a grain, it’s actually a seed found in a plant related to rhubarb and sorrel.

It’s full of magnesium, copper vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, niacin, folate, thiamin and choline as well as essential quercetin, which is essential for cardiovascular health.

It also has insoluble and soluble fiber, which are both important for good gut bacteria (9).

4. Olive Oil

olive oil

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Olive oil is an incredibly rich source of brain-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids, which play a role in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins (10).

It also contains vitamin E, which help your body break down and digest fat and to prevents cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis and high blood pressure as well as diseases of the brain and nervous system (11).

5. Flax Seed

flax seed

Flax seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and lignans. The essential fatty acids are known to improve arthritis, inflammation, depression and Alzheimer’s disease (12,13).

On the other hand, lignans prevent hormone-related cancers, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular disease (14).

To diversify your diet even more, try these delicious alkalizing foods:

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