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Alkaline And Acidic Food Chart

See the list below for a general guide to alkalizing and acidifying foods. It is for those trying to adjust their bodys pH level. Foods below 7 on the pH scale are acidic (low on oxygen) and numbers above 7 are alkaline. Remember, you don’t need to adhere strictly to the alkaline foods list, just make sure a good percentage come from that group.

Alkalizing Vegetables

  • Alfalfa
  • Barley Grass
  • Beets
  • Beet Greens
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Chard Greens
  • Chlorella
  • Collard Greens
  • Cucumber
  • Dandelions
  • Dulce
  • Edible Flowers
  • Eggplant
  • Fermented Veggies
  • Garlic
  • Green Beans
  • Green Peas
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Mustard Greens
  • Nightshade Veggies
  • Onions
  • Parsnips (high glycemic)
  • Peas
  • Peppers
  • Pumpkin
  • Radishes
  • Rutabaga
  • Sea Veggies
  • Spinach, green
  • Spirulina
  • Sprouts
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Watercress
  • Wheat Grass

Acidifying Vegetables

  • Corn
  • Lentils
  • Olives
  • Winter Squash

Alkalizing Fruit

  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Avocado
  • Banana (high glycemic)
  • Berries
  • Blackberries
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cherries, sour
  • Coconut, fresh
  • Currants
  • Dates, dried
  • Figs, dried
  • Grapes
  • Grapefruit
  • Honeydew Melon
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Nectarine
  • Orange
  • Peach
  • Pear
  • Pineapple
  • Raisins
  • Raspberries
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries
  • Tangerine
  • Tomato
  • Tropical Fruits
  • Watermelon

Acidifying Fruit

  • Blueberries
  • Canned or Glazed
  • Fruits
  • Cranberries
  • Currants

Alkalizing Protein

  • Almonds
  • Chestnuts
  • Millet
  • Tempeh (fermented)
  • Tofu (fermented)
  • Whey Protein Powder

Acidifying Protein

  • Bacon
  • Beef
  • Carp
  • Clams
  • Cod
  • Corned Beef
  • Fish
  • Haddock
  • Lamb
  • Lobster
  • Mussels
  • Organ Meats
  • Oyster
  • Pike
  • Pork
  • Rabbit
  • Salmon
  • Sardines
  • Sausage
  • Scallops
  • Shrimp
  • Scallops
  • Shellfish
  • Tuna
  • Turkey
  • Veal
  • Venison

Alkalizing Sweetners

  • Stevia

Acidifying Sweetners

  • Carob
  • Sugar
  • Corn Syrup

Alkalizing Other

  • Cinnamon
  • Curry
  • Ginger
  • Mustard
  • Chili Pepper
  • Sea Salt
  • Miso
  • Tamari
  • All Herbs
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Lecithin Granules
  • Molasses, blackstrap
  • Probiotic Cultures
  • Soured Dairy Products
  • Green Juices
  • Veggie Juices
  • Fresh Fruit Juice
  • Mineral Water
  • Alkaline Antioxidant
  • Water
  • Potassium: pH 14
  • Sodium: pH 14
  • Calcium: pH 12
  • Magnesium: pH 9

Acidifying Other

  • Amaranth
  • Barley
  • Bran, wheat
  • Bran, oat
  • Corn
  • Cornstarch
  • Hemp Seed Flour
  • Kamut
  • Oats (rolled)
  • Oatmeal
  • Quinoa
  • Rice (all)
  • Rice Cakes
  • Rye
  • Spelt
  • Wheat
  • Wheat Germ
  • Noodles
  • Spaghetti
  • Bread
  • Flour, white
  • Flour, wheat
  • Black Beans
  • Cashews
  • Chick Peas
  • Green Peas
  • Kidney Beans
  • Lentils
  • Pinto Beans
  • Red Beans
  • Soy Beans
  • Soy Milk
  • White Beans
  • Rice Milk
  • Almond Milk
  • Butter
  • Cheese
  • Ice Cream
  • Legumes
  • Peanuts
  • Peanut Butter
  • Pecans
  • Tahini
  • Walnuts
  • Avacado Oil
  • Butter
  • Canola Oil
  • Corn Oil
  • Hemp Seed Oil
  • Flax Oil
  • Lard
  • Olive Oil
  • Safflower Oil
  • Sesame Oil
  • Sunflower Oil
  • Cocoa
  • Coffee
  • Vinegar
  • Mustard
  • Pepper
  • Soft Drinks
  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • Tobacco

Unknown

There are several versions of the acidic and alkaline food chart to be found in different books and on the internet. The following foods are sometimes attributed to the acidic side of the chart and sometimes to the alkaline side. Remember, you don’t need to adhere strictly to the Alkaline side of the chart, just make sure a good percentage of the foods you eat come from that side.

  • Asparagus
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Buckwheat
  • Chicken
  • Corn
  • Maple Syrup
  • Milk
  • Nuts
  • Organic Milk (unpasteurized)
  • Potatoes, white
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Flax Seeds
  • Green Tea
  • Herbal Tea
  • Honey
  • Kombucha
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Soy Products
  • Sprouted Seeds
  • Squashes
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Yogurt