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Replace coffee, which is also quite acidic, with less acidic beverages such as tea particularly green tea. Drink one-half fluid ounce per pound of body weight of alkaline water pH between 9. A pound person should drink about nine 8-ounce cups per day.
In general, unfiltered tap water should not be drunk. Filtered tap water or ideally filtered, alkalinized water should be drunk instead. Purified alkaline water can be produced from tap water by using an alkalinizing water machine see recommended products listing. Chapter Five: Carbohydrates and the Glycemic Load One of the principal recommendations is to cut down sharply on high-glycemic-load carbohydrates. Beyond this, the proportion of carbohydrates in the diet depends on your health condition.
As an example, the maintenance calorie level for someone weighing pounds who is moderately active is 2, calories.
This would translate into a carbohydrate limit of 94 grams per day. The five subgroups of people are: People trying to lose weight. People with Type II diabetes. People with elevated risk factors for heart disease.
People who have cancer, have had cancer, or have an elevated risk of cancer. For this low-carbohydrate group, we recommend: Limit total carbohydrate consumption to less than one sixth of calories see table below. Generally avoid grains and fruit juices. Eat very small quantities of low-glycemic index fruits, such as berries. Acceptable carbohydrates in limited quantities include legumes bean, lentils and nuts.
Acceptable carbohydrates in larger quantities include low starch vegetables, particularly fresh and lightly cooked Good low starch vegetables: Kale, Swiss chard, collards, spinach Dandelion greens, green and red cabbage, broccoli Red and green leaf lettuce, romaine lettuce, endive Chinese cabbage, bok choy, fennel, celery, cucumbers Cauliflower, zucchini, Brussels sprouts.
Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever
The basic premise of the book is that if middle aged people can live long enough, until approximately , they will be able to live forever —as humanity overcomes all diseases and old age itself. This might also be considered a break-even scenario where developments made during a year increase life expectancy by more than one year. It promotes lifestyle changes such as a low glycemic index diet ,  calorie restriction ,  exercise , drinking green tea and alkalinized water , and other changes to daily living. They also promote aggressive supplementation  to make up for nutrient deficiencies they believe are common in Western society.
Chapter Six: Fat and Protein