List of Alkaline and Acidic Foods



ALKALINE FRUITS
Apples/cider
Apricots
Avocados
Bananas
Berries (most)
Cantaloupe
Carob (pod only)
Cherries
Citron
Currants
Dates
Figs
Grapes
Grapefruit
Guavas
Kumquats
Lemons (ripe)
Limes
Loquats
Mangos
Nectarines
Olives (ripe)
Oranges
Papayas
Passion Fruit
Peaches
Pears
Persimmons
Pineapple (fresh)
Pomegranates
Melons (all)
Raisins
Sapotes
Tamarind
Tangerines
Tomatoes (fully ripened)

ACID FRUITS
All preserves
All canned with sugar
Blueberries
Cranberries
Dried-sulphured, glazed
Olives (Pickled)
Plums
Prunes

ALKALINE VEGETABLES
Alfalfa sprouts
Artichokes
Asparagus
Bamboo shoots
Beans (green, lima, wax, string)
Beets
Broccoli
Cabbages
Carrots
Celery
Cauliflower
Chard
Chicory
Com
Cucumber
Dill
Dock
Dulse
Eggplant
Endive
Escarole
Garlic
Horseradish
Jerusalem artichokes
Kale
Leeks
Lettuce
Mushrooms
Okra
Onions
Oyster plant
Parsley
Parsnips
Peas
Potatoes (skin is best part)
Pumpkin
Radish
Romaine lettuce
Rutabagas
Sauerkraut
Soybeans
Spinach
Sprouts
Squash
Turnips
Watercress
Yams, sweet potatoes
Peppers (bell)

ACID VEGETABLES
Asparagus tips (white only)
Beans (dried)
Garbanzos
Lentils

ALKALINE DAIRY
Acidophilus milk
Buttermilk
Milk (raw only — human, cow, or goat)
Whey
Yogurt
ACID DAIRY
Butter
Cheese (all)
Cottage cheese
Cream
Custards
Margarine
Milk (boiled, cooked, malted, dried, canned)

ALKALINE GRAINS
Amaranth
Quinoa
Buckwheat & millet are thought to be either neutral or alkaline.
ACID GRAINS
All grains and grain products except buckwheat & millet
ALKALINE NUTS
Almonds
Chestnuts (roasted)
Coconut (fresh)
ACID NUTS
All except above
Coconut (dried)

ALKALINE, MISC.
Agar
Coffee substitute
Honey
Kelp (edible)
Tea (herbal & Chinese)
Egg yolks

ACID MISC.
Alcoholic drinks
Cocoa
Coffee, Indian teas
Condiments (all)
Dressings
Drugs
Eggs (whites)
Flavorings
Mayonnaise
Tapioca
Tobacco
Vinegar

ALKALINE FLESH FOOD
Beef Juice
Blood & bone (only bonemeal is alkaline)

ACID FLESH FOOD
All meats
Fowl, fish, shellfish
Gelatin