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PlanktonHolland supplements includes also a wide spectrum of bioactive Hydroxy Carotenoids. Currently, promising scientific research is done into the effectiveness of this ancient pigments. The collective name Xanthophyll [Hydroxy Carotenoids] stands for β-Caroteen, Vaucheriaxanthin, Violaxanthin, Antheraxanthin, Canthaxanthin, Astaxanthin, Zeaxanthin and Chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is a group of compounds that make green plants and which plants use to convert sunlight into energy. Chlorophyll is found in Chloroplasts, in the cells of plants and therefore also in the Plankton.

A healthy dietary pattern needs to consist of 80% basic and 20% acidic diet, because if your body is slightly basic, all organs, tissues and body processes function better.

Unfortunately, the modern Western diet mainly consists of acidic food and too little of basic nutrition, resulting in the fact that the body of many Westerners is too acidic. Chlorophyll is rich in Magnesium, an important mineral that helps the body to bring the acid-base levels in your body in balance. However, you cannot make your body basified by taking Chlorophyll supplements and continue to eat unhealthy (28) . That's why you should eat many basic foods every day and avoid acidic foods as much as possible.

To give you an idea which foods are acidic and basic, here a brief overview: Meat, fish, poultry, game, eggs, soy (very acidic) legumes, grains, cheese (mild acid) nuts, seeds, butter, oil (weak acid / weak base) dairy (exclusive cheese) (moderately basic) fruit, vegetables, potatoes (very basic)