Acid Alkaline Food Chart
Alkaline Foods – The 80% in your 80:20 Alkaline Diet
Fresh Fruit
• Avocado
• Lemons
• Limes
• Rhubarb
• Water Coconuts – most supermarkets will order them for you. Some will have been shaved and look white while others will look as they do on the tree with their green shell on.
Fresh Vegetables
• Bok Choy
• Broccoli
• Cauliflower
• Eggplant
• French Green Beans
• Garlic
• Ginger hand
• Kale or any dark leafy green
• Leeks
• Onions – Yellow, Vidalia, Red
• Rutabaga
• Swiss Chard
• Zucchini
Salad Items
• Beets
• Celery
• Cucumber
• Dandelion leaves
• Dulse – dried
• Fennel (Anise)
• Lettuce, variety – heads not bagged
• Nori sheets
• Radishes
• Red, Green and Yellow Peppers
• Scallions
• Soy Sprouts
• Sprouts like Alfalfa, Mung bean, Broccoli sprouts, Clover sprouts etc.
• Tomatoes – all varieties
• Wheatgrass
Fresh Herbs
• Basil
• Chives
• Cilantro
• Kefir lime leaves
• Mint/spearmint
• Oregano
• Parsley
• Rosemary
• Tarragon
• Thyme
Dried Herbs
• Cardamom Seeds/powder
• Coriander
• Cumin
• Oregano
• Paprika
• Red pepper flakes
Groceries
• Coconut butter – for desserts, smoothies and snacking
• Dried Coconut – dehydrated rather than desiccated coconut
• Organic Coconut Milk
• Pumpkin Seed Butter
• Raw Pumpkin Seeds – you’ll need to soak and sprout prior to eating
Condiments and Spices
• Celtic Sea Salt®, Himalayan salt, Real Salt®, pHlavor®
• Curry Powder
• Garam Masala
• Nutmeg
• Peppercorns
Oils
(Should be eaten frequently – cook with coconut only)
• Artisana® coconut butter
• Avocado Oil
• Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
• Extra Virgin Olive Oil
• Flax seed oil – high lignan
• Hemp Seed Oil

Low Acidic Foods – The 20% in your 80:20 Alkaline Diet

It’s important to mention, that once you’ve become alkalized, balanced and regained fabulous health, you can re-introduce, in your 20% portion, some other lower acid foods. When eaten in moderation (not every day), they will have no adverse effect on your body. For example, there is no disputing that blueberries are a fabulous source of antioxidants, when your body is in balance. While on this journey, however, antioxidants will be derived from other sources.

Fruit
(Should never be mixed with any other food)

• Blueberries – eat very infrequently
• Cantaloupe melons – mildly acidic
• Grapefruit (white) – mildly acidic
• Green Bananas – these are simply under ripe bananas, mildly alkaline
• Medjool Dates – fresh only, mildly acidic
• Plums – mildly acidic
• Raspberries – eat very infrequently
• Sour Cherries – mildly alkaline
• Sweet Cherries – mildly acidic
Vegetables
(These have a high sugar content and are not suitable for a cleanse)

• Carrots
• Celery Root
• Horseradish
• Parsnips
• Red Bliss Potatoes – these are young, small, fresh potatoes that have not yet been stored
• Sweet Potatoes
• Turnips
Groceries
• Buckwheat Groats – pre-cooked known as Kashi, mildly acidic
• Buckwheat Groats – raw, mildly alkaline
• Ezekiel Pasta – from Food for Life
• Flax crackers
• Flax seeds
• Kamut – mildly alkaline
• Kidney Beans – dried, soak over night, mildly alkaline
• Lentils – dried, French
• Millet
• Navy Beans – dried – soak over night, mildly alkaline
• Organic Buckwheat Flour- mildly alkaline
• Organic Soba Noodles
• Organic Spelt Flour
• Quinoa – mildly alkaline
• Raw Almond Butter – mildly alkaline
• Raw Almonds – you’ll need to soak and sprout prior to eating – mildly alkaline
• Raw Brazil
• Raw Hazelnuts
• Raw Sunflower Seeds – you’ll need to soak overnight and sprout prior to eating
• Raw Tahini
• Raw Walnuts
• Spelt – mildly alkaline
Essences
(The following essences below can be used on a cleanse, if a very little is used. It should always be the kind that has NO alcohol.
)
• Almond Essence
• Coconut Essence
• Lemon Essence
• Maple Essence
• Orange Essence
• Peppermint Essence or edible Peppermint Essential Oil
• Stevia Powder – an all natural, sugar free sweetener, mildly alkaline
• Vanilla Essence
Fish
(Fresh water fish is the best fish to have especially if it is wild
)
• Mackerel
• Red Snapper
• Salmon
• Sea Bass
• Trout
• Tuna
Frozen Foods
• Edamame Beans – highly alkaline when fresh
• Ezekiel Sprouted Tortilla – Food for Life
• Frozen Vegetables – nutrients, vitamins and minerals are lost during preparation and freezing
• Manna Bread – sprouted, 
yeast free, moist bread – Nature’s Path
• Sesame Spelt Bread – Food for Life
• Spelt, yeast free bread – French Meadow
The following foods, while in essence acidic, offer some vital nutrients that are needed and so should be included in the food choices as part of the 20% portion on your plate.

• Organic Basmati Brown Rice, provides some Vitamin B12

Foods to Eliminate – some may start off as Transitional Foods
• Alcohol – Beer and Wine
• Artificial sweeteners and sugar, Corn syrup, Molasses, Barley Malt, Fructose, Maple Syrup, Honey, Rice Syrup, Agave Nectar
• Butter
• Cacao
• Carob
• Coffee
• Corn
• Corn Oil
• Dairy of any kind including Ice cream, Cream, Cheese, Soy Cheese, Yogurt, Whey, Goat Cheese
• Dried Fruit
• Fruit – sweet like Bananas, Pineapples, Mangos, Grapes, Raisins
• Fruit Juice
• Ghee
• Jam
• Jelly
• Ketchup
• Malt
• Margarine
• Mayonnaise
• Meat Pork, Veal, Beef, Chicken, Poultry, Eggs, Organ meats like liver, Kidneys
• Monosodium glutamate – MSG
• Mushrooms
• Mustard – prepared and jarred
• Oat Bran
• Ocean fish such as Shark or Monk Fish.
• Pickled Fruit
• Pistachios, Peanuts, Cashews
• Potatoes (stored) – new baby potatoes are fine
• Protein, meal replacement shakes that are usually filled with hidden sugars, high amounts of fruit or flavored with chocolate. None on the market today are alkaline and most are completely acidic.
• Raw Cacao – can be used as a transitional food when moving away from chocolate
• Rice Pasta – a suitable transitional food, steering away from traditional white/ wheat pastas
• Rye
• Shellfish
• Soy sauce
• Sunflower Oil
• Table Salt
• Tea
• Vinegar
• Wheat
• White Rice
• Whole grain bread
• Wild Rice
• Yeast

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