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Food & Chemical Effects on Acid/
Alkaline Body Chemical Balance

MOST ALKALINE

MORE ALKALINE

LOW ALKALINE

LOWEST ALKALINE

FOOD CATEGORY

LOWEST ACID

LOW ACID

MORE ACID

MOST ACID

Baking Soda

Spices / Cinnamon

Herbs (most)

SPICES / HERBS

Curry

Vanilla

Nutmeg

Pudding / Jam / Jelly

Sea Salt

Sulfite

PRESERVATIVES

MSG

Benzoate

Aspartame

Table Salt (NaCl)

Mineral Water, Herb Teas, Lemon Water

Kambucha

Green or mu tea

Ginger Tea

BEVERAGES

Tea, Kona Coffee

Alcohol
Black Tea

Coffee

Beer
Yeast / Hops / Malt, Soft Drinks

Soy Sauce

Apple Cider Vinegar

Umeboshi vinegar

VINEGARS

Rice Vinegar

Balsamic Vinegar

White Acid Vinegar

Stevia

Maple Syrup, Rice Syrup

Raw Honey, Raw Sugar

SWEETENERS

Honey/Maple Syrup

Stevia

Saccharin

Sugar / Cocoa

Umeboshi plums

Sake

Algae, blue-green

THERAPEUTICS

Antihistamines

Psychotropics

Antibiotics

Lemons, Watermelon, Limes, Grapefruit, Mangoes, Papayas

Dates, Figs, Melons, Grapes, Kiwi, Apples, Pears, Raisins

Oranges, Bananas, Cherries, Pineapple, Peaches, Avocados

FRUITS

Plums, Processed Fruit Juices

Sour Cherries, Rhubarb

Cranberries, Prunes

Lentils
Brocoflower

Seaweed
Onion / Miso
Daikon / Taro root
Sea vegetables
Burdock / Lotus root
Sweet potato / Yam

Kohlrabi
Parsnip / Taro
Garlic
Asparagus
Kale / Parsley
Endive / Argula
Mustard green
Ginger root
Broccoli

Potato / Bell pepper
Mushroom / Fungi
Cauliflower
Cabbage
Rutabaga
Salsify / Ginseng
Eggplant
Pumpkin
Collard green

Brussel sprout
Beet
Chive / Cilantro
Celery
Okra / Cucumber
Turnip greens
Squashes
Lettuces
Jicama


BEANS VEGETABLES LEGUMES
PULSES
ROOTS

Spinach
Fava beans
Kidney beans
Black-eyed peas
String / Wax
Zucchini
Chutney
Rhubarb

Split pea
Pinto beans
White beans
Tempeh
Navy / Red beans
Aduki beans
Lima or mung beans
Chard

Green pea
Peanut
Snow pea
Legumes (other)
Carrots
Chick-pea / Garbanz

Soy Bean
Carob

Grapefruit
Cantaloupe

Lemon

Orange
Apricot

CITRUS FRUITS

Coconut
Guava

Plum

Crabberry

Lime
Nectarine
Persimmon
Raspberry
Watermelon
Tangerine
Pineapple

Honeydew
Citrus
Olive
Dewberry
Loganberry
Mango

Avocado
Blackberry
Cherry
Peach
Papaya

Banana
Blueberry
Pineapple juice
Raisin, Currant
Grape
Strawberry

FRUITS

Pickled fruit
Dry fruit
Figs
Persimmon juice
Cherimoya
Dates

Prune
Tomatoes

Pomegranate

Olive Oil

Flax Seed Oil

Canola Oil

OILS

Corn Oil

CEREALS

MEATS

Gelatin / Organs

Lamb / Mutton

Pork / Veal

Beef

GAME

Venison

Boar / Elk

Bear

Pheasant

FISH / SHELL FISH

Fish

Shell Fish / Mollusks

Mussels / Squid

Lobster

FOWL

Wild Duck

Goose / Turkey

Chicken

Oats
'Grain Coffee'
Quinoa
Wild Rice
Japonica Rice


GRAINS
CEREAL
GRASS

Triticale
Millet
Kasha
Amaranth
Brown Rice

Buckwheat
Wheat
Spelt / Teff / Kamut / Farina / Semolina
White Rice

Maize
Barley groats
Corn
Rye
Oat Bran

Barley



Pumpkin Seed


Hydrogentated Oil

Poppy seed
Cashews
Chestnuts
Pepper

Primose Oil
Sesame Seeds
Cod Liver Oil
Almonds
Sprouts

Avocado oil
Seeds (most)
Coconut oil
Olive oil
Linseed / Flax oil

NUTS
SEEDS / SPROUTS
OILS

Pumpkin seed oil
Grape seed oil
Sunflower oil
Pine nuts
Canola oil

Almond oil
Sesame oil
Safflower oil
Tapioca
Seitan or tofu

Pistachio seed
Chestnut oil
Lard
Pecans
Palm kernal oil

Cottonseed oilmeal
Hazelnuts
Walnuts
Brazil nuts
Fried foods

Breast Milk

Ghee (clarified butter)

PROCESSED DAIRY

Cream / Butter

Cow Milk

Casein, milk protein, cottage cheese

Processed Cheese

Almond Milk

NON-DIARY

Rice Milk

Soy Cheese

Soy Milk

Human Breast Milk

COW / HUMAN

Yogurt

Aged Cheese

New Cheeses

Ice Cream, Homogenized Milk

 

 

Quail Eggs

Duck Eggs

EGGS

Chicken Eggs

 

 

 

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