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Acid Foods Chart

Food Category

Food

Rating
<– highly acidic — highly alkaline –>

Breads

Corn Tortillas

 

x

 

 

 

 

Breads

Rye bread 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Breads

Sourdough bread

 

x

 

 

 

 

Breads

White biscuit 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Breads

White bread

 

x

 

 

 

 

Breads

Whole-grain bread

 

 

x

 

 

 

Breads

Whole-meal bread

 

 

x

 

 

 

Condiments

Ketchup

 

x

 

 

 

 

Condiments

Mayonnaise

 

x

 

 

 

 

Condiments

Miso

 

x

 

 

 

 

Condiments

Mustard

 

x

 

 

 

 

Condiments

Soy sauce

 

x

 

 

 

 

Dairy

Buttermilk

 

 

 

x

 

 

Dairy

Cheese (all varieties, from all milks)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Dairy

Cream 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Dairy

Egg whites

 

x

 

 

 

 

Dairy

Eggs (whole)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Dairy

Homogenized milk  

 

 

x

 

 

 

Dairy

Milk (not pasteurized)

 

 

x

 

 

 

Dairy

Milk (pasteurized)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Dairy

Paneer (cheese)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Dairy

Quark

 

x

 

 

 

 

Dairy

Yoghurt (sweetened)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Dairy

Yoghurt (unsweetened)

 

 

x

 

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Beer

x

 

 

 

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Coffee

x

 

 

 

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Coffee substitue drinks

 

 

x

 

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Fruit juice (natural)   

 

 

x

 

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Fruit juice (sweetened)           

x

 

 

 

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Liquor

x

 

 

 

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Soda/Pop

 

x

 

 

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Tea (black)

x

 

 

 

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Tea (herbal, green)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Water (Fiji, Hawaiian, Evian)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Water (sparkling)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Water (spring)

 

 

x

 

 

 

Beverages & Drinks

Wine

 

x

 

 

 

 

Fats & Oils

Borage oil

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fats & Oils

Butter 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fats & Oils

Coconut Oil (raw)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fats & Oils

Cod liver oil

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fats & Oils

Corn oil

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fats & Oils

Evening Primrose oil

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fats & Oils

Flax seed oil

 

 

 

x

 

 

 & Oils

Margarine

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fats & Oils

Marine lipids

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fats & Oils

Olive Oil

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fats & Oils

Sesame oil

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fats & Oils

Sunflower oil

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Acai Berry

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Apples

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Apricot 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Apricots

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Apricots (dried)

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Avocado (protein)

 

 

 

 

x

 

Fruits

Banana (ripe)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Fruits

Banana (unripe)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fruits

Black currant 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Blackberries

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Blueberry 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Cantaloupe

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Cherry, sour

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fruits

Cherry, sweet

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Clementines

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Coconut, fresh

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fruits

Cranberry 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Currant 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Dates

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Dates (dried) 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Fig juice powder

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Figs (dried)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fruits

Figs (raw)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fruits

Fresh lemon

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fruits

Goji berries

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Gooseberry, ripe 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Grapefruit 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Grapes (ripe) 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Italian plum

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Limes

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fruits

Mandarin orange

 

x

 

 

 

 

Fruits

Mango 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Nectarine

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Orange 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Papaya 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Peach 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Pear 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Pineapple

 

x

 

 

 

 

Fruits

Pomegranate

 

x

 

 

 

 

Fruits

Rasberry

 

x

 

 

 

 

Fruits

Red currant

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Rose hips

 

x

 

 

 

 

Fruits

Strawberries

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Strawberry 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Tangerine 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Tomato

 

 

 

 

x

 

Fruits

Watermelon 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fruits

Yellow plum

 

 

x

 

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Basmati rice

 

 

x

 

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Brown rice

 

x

 

 

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Buckwheat

 

 

 

x

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Bulgar wheat

 

 

x

 

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Couscous

 

 

x

 

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Granulated soy (cooked, ground)

 

 

 

 

x

 

Grains & Legumes

kamut

 

 

 

x

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Lentils

 

 

 

x

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Lima beans

 

 

 

 

x

 

Grains & Legumes

Oats

 

 

x

 

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Rye bread 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Soy flour

 

 

 

x

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Soy lecithin, pure

 

 

 

 

 

x

Grains & Legumes

Soy nuts (soaked soy beans, then dried)

 

 

 

 

 

x

Grains & Legumes

Soybeans, fresh

 

 

 

 

x

 

Grains & Legumes

Spelt

 

 

 

x

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Tofu

 

 

 

x

 

 

Grains & Legumes

Wheat

 

x

 

 

 

 

Grains & Legumes

white (navy) beans 

 

 

 

 

x

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

Beef

x

 

 

 

 

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

Buffalo

 

x

 

 

 

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

Chicken

 

x

 

 

 

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

Duck

 

x

 

 

 

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

Fresh water fish

 

x

 

 

 

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

Liver

 

 

x

 

 

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

Ocean fish

 

x

 

 

 

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

Organ meats

 

 

x

 

 

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

Oysters

 

 

x

 

 

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

Pork 

x

 

 

 

 

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

sardines (canned)

x

 

 

 

 

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

Tuna (canned)

x

 

 

 

 

 

Meat, Poultry & Fish

Veal

x

 

 

 

 

 

Misc

Apple Cider Vinegar

 

 

x

 

 

 

Misc

Baking soda

 

 

 

 

x

 

Misc

Bee pollen

 

 

 

x

 

 

Misc

Canned foods

 

x

 

 

 

 

Misc

cereals (like Kelloggs etc)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Misc

Hummus

 

 

x

 

 

 

Misc

POPCORN

 

 

x

 

 

 

Misc

Rice milk

 

 

x

 

 

 

Misc

Royal Jelly

 

 

 

x

 

 

Misc

Soy Protein Powder

 

 

x

 

 

 

Misc

Tempeh

 

 

x

 

 

 

Misc

Whey protein powder

 

 

x

 

 

 

Nuts

Almond

 

 

 

x

 

 

Nuts

Almond butter (raw)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Nuts

Brazil nuts 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Nuts

Cashews

 

 

x

 

 

 

Nuts

Filberts 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Nuts

Hazelnut  

 

 

x

 

 

 

Nuts

Macadamia nuts (raw)

 

 

x

 

 

 

Nuts

Peanut butter (raw, organic)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Nuts

Peanuts

 

x

 

 

 

 

Nuts

pine nuts (raw)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Nuts

Pistachios

 

x

 

 

 

 

Nuts

Walnuts 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Roots

Carrot

 

 

 

x

 

 

Roots

Fresh red beet

 

 

 

 

x

 

Roots

Kohlrabi

 

 

 

x

 

 

Roots

Potatoes 

 

 

 

x

 

 

Roots

Red radish

 

 

 

 

x

 

Roots

Rutabaga

 

 

 

x

 

 

Roots

Summer black radish

 

 

 

 

 

x

Roots

sweet potatoes

 

 

x

 

 

 

Roots

Turnip

 

 

 

x

 

 

Roots

White radish (spring)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Roots

Yams

 

 

 

x

 

 

Seeds

Barley

 

 

x

 

 

 

Seeds

Caraway seeds

 

 

 

x

 

 

Seeds

Cumin seeds

 

 

 

x

 

 

Seeds

Fennel seeds

 

 

 

x

 

 

Seeds

Flax seeds   

 

 

x

 

 

 

Seeds

Pumpkin seeds  

 

 

x

 

 

 

Seeds

Sesame seeds

 

 

 

x

 

 

Seeds

Sunflower seeds  

 

 

x

 

 

 

Seeds

Wheat Kernel

 

x

 

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Agave nectar

 

 

x

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Alcohol sugars (xylitol and the other sacharides.

 

x

 

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners

x

 

 

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Barley malt syrup 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Beet sugar

 

x

 

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Brown rice syrup

 

 

x

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Chocolates

 

x

 

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Dr. Bronner’s barley malt sweetener

 

 

x

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Dried sugar cane juice  

 

 

x

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Fructose 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Halva [ground sesame seed sweet]

 

x

 

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Honey 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Maple Syrup 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Milk sugar 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Molasses

 

x

 

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Sugar (white)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Sugarcane

 

x

 

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Turbinado sugar 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Sweets & Sweeteners

Xylitol

 

x

 

 

 

 

Vegetables

Alfalfa

 

 

 

 

x

 

Vegetables

Alfalfa grass

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

Artichokes

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Asparagus

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Aubergine/Egg plant

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Barley grass

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

Basil

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Bell peppers/capsicums (all colors)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Blue-Green Algae

 

 

x

 

 

 

Vegetables

Bok Choy   

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Brussels sprouts

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Cabbage lettuce, fresh

 

 

 

 

x

 

Vegetables

Canned vegetables

 

x

 

 

 

 

Vegetables

Cauliflower

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Cayenne pepper 

 

 

 

 

x

 

Vegetables

Celery

 

 

 

 

x

 

Vegetables

Chives

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Cilantro

 

 

 

 

x

 

Vegetables

Comfrey

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Cooked vegetables (all kinds)

 

 

x

 

 

 

Vegetables

Cucumber, fresh

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

Dandelion

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

Dog grass 

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

Endive, fresh

 

 

 

 

x

 

Vegetables

French cut (green) beans

 

 

 

 

x

 

Vegetables

Frozen vegetables

 

x

 

 

 

 

Vegetables

Garlic

 

 

 

 

x

 

Vegetables

Ginger

 

 

 

 

x

 

Vegetables

Ginseng

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Green cabbage, (December Harvest)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Green cabbage, (March Harvest) 

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Horse radish

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Jicama 

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

Kale

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

Kamut grass

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

Lamb’s lettuce

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Leeks (bulbs)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Lettuce

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Mushrooms

 

x

 

 

 

 

Vegetables

Mustard greens

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Onion

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Oregano

 

 

 

 

x

 

Vegetables

Parsnips

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Peas, fresh

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Peas, ripe

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Peppers

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Pickled vegetables

x

 

 

 

 

 

Vegetables

Pumpkins (raw)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Raw onions

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Red cabbage

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Rhubarb stalks

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Savoy Cabbage

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Sea Vegetables

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Seaweed (dulse, kelp, laver, etc)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Shave grass

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

Sorrel

 

 

 

 

x

 

Vegetables

Sourkraut

 

x

 

 

 

 

Vegetables

Soy Sprouts

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

Spinach (March harvest)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Spinach (other than March)

 

 

 

 

x

 

Vegetables

Sprouted seeds (all kinds)

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

Squash (all kinds, raw)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Straw grass

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

Thyme

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Tomatoes (puree)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vegetables

Tomatoes (raw)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Tomatoes (sundried)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vegetables

Watercress

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Wheat grass

 

 

 

 

 

x

Vegetables

White cabbage

 

 

 

x

 

 

Vegetables

Yeast

 

 

x

 

 

 

Vegetables

Zucchini

 

 

 

x

 

 

The Importance of pH balance:
Acid saturates cells and starves out oxygen. The body takes calcium from bones in order to counter acid. Nutrient absorption declines in an acidic body.

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