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Alkaline diet
Managing Type 1 Diabetes. Hay started looking for ways to improve his condition. I love the pizzas loaded with red pepper or onions and pineapple. I liked many aspects of the diet; however, I thought the food portions were too small. Weight loss without dieting?

Dr. Weil's Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Dr. Weil's Anti-Inflammatory Diet

He first turned to a vegetarian diet and restricted his eating to once a day in the evening. Then he gave up coffee and a few months later he quit smoking tobacco. His theories went on to encompass food-combining; stating that incorrect combinations of foods would cause even alkaline foods to leave a less desirable acidic digestion end-product.

Neither should these be combined with a protein of concentrated sort as these protein foods will excite too much hydrochloric acid during their stomach digestion.

The Hay System promoted eating three meals per day with meal one being what the diet considers to be alkaline foods only, meal two composed of what the diet considers to be protein foods with salads, vegetables and fruit, and meal three composed of what the diet considers to be starchy foods with salads, vegetables and sweet fruit; with an interval of 4.

The Hay diet was popular in the s and many restaurants offered 'Hay-friendly' menus; followers of his dietary advice, included Henry Ford [5] and Man Ray.

Currently, the theory that carbohydrate and protein rich foods should be eaten separately is considered "unfounded" because it ignores the fact that carbohydrate rich foods contain significant amounts of protein.

Eating protein separately from carbohydrates also tends to cause the body to burn the protein as an energy source rather than to build muscle. The food-combining diet has been the subject of one peer-reviewed randomized clinical trial , which found no benefit from the diet in terms of weight loss. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American Artist , p. Nello sport la taurina sembra stimolare l'efficienza e la contrattilità cardiaca aumentando l'apporto di sangue al miocardio.

In campo estetico viene utilizzata per ridare forza e vitalità ai capelli. Altre possibili applicazioni della taurina in campo medico sono: Per quanto riguarda l'assunzione di taurina come integratore utile per massimizzare lo sviluppo muscolare indotto dall'allenamento di potenza, il razionale potrebbe risiedere nel suo effetto osmotico a livello intracellulare, che stimola l'ingresso di acqua nella cellula e indirettamente la sintesi proteica. La taurina viene utilizzata in dosi da 2 a 8 grammi al giorno spesso distribuite in tre assunzioni giornaliere.

Solitamente si trova negli integratori in associazione con altre sostanze come antiossidanti , calcio , magnesio e un buon mix di vitamine. Gli effetti collaterali di un utilizzo cronico di taurina non sono ancora ben documentati. Ci sono studi in attesa di conferma che indicano come un eccesso di taurina negli adulti provochi ipertensione e problemi gastrointestinali diarrea e ulcera peptica. Most proponents of the diet maintain the incorrect belief that certain foods can affect the acidity pH of the body and that the change in pH can therefore be used to treat or prevent disease.

Due to the lack of credible evidence supporting the claimed mechanism of this diet, it is not recommended by dietitians or other health professionals , [1] [2] though some have noted that eating unprocessed foods as this diet recommends may have incidental health benefits unrelated to bodily pH. These diets have been promoted by alternative medicine practitioners, who propose that such diets treat or prevent cancer , heart disease , low energy levels, and other illnesses.

Human blood is maintained between pH 7. Both are potentially serious. The idea that these diets can materially affect blood pH for the purpose of treating a range of diseases is not supported by scientific research and makes incorrect assumptions about how alkaline diets function that are contrary to human physiology.

While diets avoiding meat , poultry , cheese , and grains can be used in order to make the urine more alkaline higher pH , difficulties in effectively predicting the effects of these diets have led to medications , rather than diet modification, as the preferred method of changing urine pH.

The "acid-ash" hypothesis was once considered a risk factor for osteoporosis , though the current weight of scientific evidence does not support this hypothesis.

Alternative medicine practitioners who have promoted the alkaline diet have advocated its use in the treatment of various medical conditions including cancer. It has been proposed that this diet will increase "energy" or treat cardiovascular disease , there is no evidence to support these assertions.

Young as a method of weight loss in his book The pH Miracle. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics , portions of his diet such as the emphasis on eating green leafy vegetables and exercise would likely be healthy. However, the "obscure theory" on which his diet is based and the reliance on complicated fasting regimens and nutritional supplements means that this diet "is not a healthy way to lose weight.

There is no evidence to support this proposal. Because the alkaline diet promotes excluding certain families of foods, it could result in a less-balanced diet with resulting nutrient deficiencies such as essential fatty acids and phytonutrients. The level of effort needed to use this diet is considered "high" as there are many foods that need to be excluded. According to the traditional acid ash hypothesis underlying this diet, acid ash is produced by meat, poultry, cheese, fish , eggs , and grains.

Alkaline ash is produced by fruits and vegetables, except cranberries, prunes and plums. Since the acid or alkaline ash designation is based on the residue left on combustion rather than the acidity of the food, foods such as citrus fruits that are generally considered acidic are actually considered alkaline producing in this diet.

Advocates for alternative uses of an alkaline diet propose that since the normal pH of the blood is slightly alkaline, the goal of diet should be to mirror this by eating a diet that is alkaline producing as well. These advocates propose that diets high in acid-producing elements will generally lead the body to become acidic, which can foster disease. Because of the body's natural regulatory mechanisms, which do not require a special diet to work, eating an alkaline diet just can, at most, change the blood pH minimally and transiently.

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