Acid – Alkaline Foods

Acid – Alkaline Foods Chart:
Detailed ranking of foods by acid vs alkaline effects

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Alkaline-Producing Foods

For general health: 60%-70%. For therapeutic care: 90%-100%.
Average American diet consumes approximately 10%-15% alkaline foods.

agar agar fruit juices – no added sugar pears, sweet
alfalfa sprouts garlic peas, fresh, sweet
almonds ginger, fresh peas less sweet
amaranth gooseberry persimmon
apples grapefruit pickles, homemade
apples, sour grapes, less sweet pineapple
apricots grapes, sour pumpkin, less sweet
arrowroot flour green beans, fresh pumpkin, sweet
artichoke, globe green peas quinoa
artichoke, Jerusalem guavas radish
asparagus herbs, leafy green raisins
avocados honey, raw raspberry
bamboo shoots horseradish rhubarb
bananas, ripe kale rutabaga
barley malt sweetener- Bronners kelp, karengo sapote
beans, dried kiwi sauerkraut
beets kohlrabi sea salt, vegetable
bell pepper kudzu root seaweeds
berries leeks sesame seeds, whole
blackberries lemons soy beans dry
broccoli lettuce, leafy green soy cheese
brown rice syrup lettuce, pale green soy milk
brussel sprouts lima beans, dried spices
cabbage lima beans, green spinach, raw
cantaloupe limes sprouted grains
carrots mango squash
cauliflower mayonnaise, homemade strawberry
cayenne melons tamari
celery milk, raw goat tangerine
chard leaves millet taro
cherries miso tempeh
cherries, sour mushrooms tofu
chestnuts, dry roasted muskmelons tomato, less sweet
coconut, fresh nectarines tomato, sweet
corn, sweet, fresh okra turnip
cucumbers olives, ripe umeboshi plum
currants onions vegetable juices – chk content
daikon oranges vinegar, apple cider
dates, dried (avoid sulfured ones) papaya vinegar, sweet brown rice
dates, fresh parsley water chestnuts
egg yolks, soft cooked parsnips watercress
eggplant passionfruit watermelon
endive peaches, less sweet yeast, nutritional flakes
essene bread peaches, sweet
figs, dried (avoid sulfured ones) pears
figs, fresh pears, less sweet

 

Acid-Producing Foods

For general health: 30%-40%. For therapeutic care: 0%-10%. Average American diet consumes approximately 80%-90% acid foods.

artificial sweeteners maple syrup, processed & unprocessed
bananas, green mayonnaise, store purchased
barley milk, homogenized & most processed dairy products
barley malt syrup milk, homogenized goat
beef (all) molasses, unsulphered, organic
beer mustard
blueberries nutmeg
bran: oat, wheat nuts: brazil, pecans, macadamias, pistachios, walnuts peanuts
breads: refined – corn, oats, rice, rye oats, oatmeal
buckwheat olive oil
butter, salted olives, pickled
carbonated drinks pasta, white & whole grain
cashews pastries, all
cereals, unrefined & refined peanut butter
cheeses: mild & crumbly, sharp & tasty peanuts
chicken peas, dried
chocolate pickles, commercial
cigarette tobacco plums
cigarettes popcorn, with butter & plain
coconut, dried pork, bacon
coffee potatoes with no skin
corn, corn syrup prunes
cornmeal rabbit
crackers: rice, wheat, unrefined rye, soda rice: basmati, brown & white
cranberries rye grain
cream of wheat, unrefined rye bread, organic & sprouted
currants salt: refined & iodized
custard with white sugar seeds: pumpkin, sunflower
deer semolina flour
dried beans, mung, adzuki, pinto, kidney, garbanzo shellfish
drugs sodas
eggs: whites, whole, hard cooked soy sauce, commercial
fish spelt
flour: white, wheat, whole wheat squash, winter
fructose sugar, brown & white
fruit juices with sugar sunflower seeds
goat tapioca
honey, pasteurized tea, black
jams turkey
jellies veal
ketchup vinegar, white & processed
lamb walnuts
lentils wheat bread, sprouted organic
liquor wheat germ
wine
yogurt, sweetened

 

About Dr. Michael Rehme, DDS, CCN

Dr. Michael Rehme, DDS, CCN is one of the few Biological (Holistic) Dentists in St. Louis, MO and the U.S. that are Certified Clinical Nutritionists (CCN). He practices Biological Dentistry that includes mercury free, tooth colored fillings; healthy dental materials; balancing body chemistry; and nutritional therapy. For articles and information about Biological Dentistry (also referred to as Holistic Dentistry) and patient success stories visit www.toothbody.com or call his office 314-997-2550. Attend a free monthly presentation and discussion by Dr. Rehme on Biological Dentistry the third Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm and his dentistry office in St. Louis. Please call to verify the date.

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