Food & Chemical Effects on Acid/Alkaline Body Chemical Balance
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Baking Soda Spices/Cinnamon
Valerian
Licorice
*Black Cohosh
Agave
*Herbs (most):
   Arnica, Bergamot,
   Echinacea,
   Chrysanthemum,
   Ephedra,
   Feverfew,
   Goldenseal,
   Lemongrass,
   Aloe Vera
Nettle
Angelica
White Willow Bark
Slippery Elm
Artemesia Annua
Spice/Herb Curry Vanilla
Stevia
Nutmeg Pudding/Jam/Jelly
Sea Salt Sulfite Preservative MSG Benzoate Aspartame Table Salt (NaCL)
Mineral Water *Kambucha *Green or Mu Tea Ginger Tea Beverage Kona Coffee Alcohol
Black Tea
Cofee Beer, 'Soda'
Yeast/Hops/Malt
Molasses Rice Syrup *Sucanat Sweetener Honey/Maple Syrup Saccharin Sugar/Cocoa
Soy Sauce Apple Cider Vinegar *Umeboshi Vinegar Vinegar Rice Vinegar Balsamic Vinegar Red Wine Vinegar White/Acetic Vinegar
Umeboshi Plum *Sake *Algae, Blue Green Therapeutic Antihistamines Psychotropics Antibiotics
*Ghee (Clarified
   Butter)
Processed Dairy Cream/Butter Cow Milk *Casein, Milk,
  Protein, Cottage
  Cheese
Processed Cheese
Human Breast Milk Cow/Human Yogurt Aged Cheese New Cheese Ice Cream
Soy Soy Cheese Soy Milk
Goat/Sheep Goat/Sheep Cheese Goat Milk
*Quail Egg *Duck Egg Egg Chicken Egg
Meat Gelatin/Organs Lamb/Mutton Pork/Veal Beef
Game *Venison Bear/Elk/Game Meat Bear
Fish/Shellfish Fish Mollusks
Shellfish (whole)
*Mussel/Squid Shellfish (Processed)
*Lobster
Fowl Wild Duck Goose/Turkey Chicken Pheasant
Oat
'Grain Coffee'
*Quinoa
Wild Rice
*Amaranth
Japonica Rice
Grain
Cereal
Grass
*Triticale
Millet
Kasha
Brown Rice
Buckwheat
Wheat
*Spelt/Teft/Kamut
Farina/Semolina
White Rice
Maize
Barley Groat
Corn
Rye
Oat Bran
Barley
Processed Flour
Pumpkin Seed




Hydrogenated Oil
Poppy Seed
Cashew
Chestnut
Pepper
Primrose Oil
Sesame Seed
Cod Liver Oil
Almond
*Sprout
Avocado Oil
Seeds (most)
Coconut Oil
Olive/Macadamia Oil
Linseed/Flax Oil
Nut
SeedSprout
Oil
Pumpkin Seed Oil
Grape Seed Oil
Sunflower Oil
Pine Nut
Canola Oil
Almond Oil
Sesame Oil
Safflower Oil
Tapioca
*Seitan or Tofu
Pistachio Seed
Chestnut Oil
Lard
Pecan
Palm Kernel Oil
*Cottonseed
   Oil/Meat
Hazelnut
Walnut
Brazil Nut
Fried Food

Lentil
Brocoflower
*Seaweed
Nori/Kombu/
   Wakame/Higki
Onion/Miso
*Daikon/Taro Root
*Sea Vegetables
   (other)
Dandelion Greens
*Burdock/Lotus root
Sweet Potato/Yam

Kohirabi
Parsnip/Taro
Garlic
Asparagus
Kale/Parsley
Endive/Arugula
Mustard Greens
Jerusalem Artichoke
Ginger Root
Broccoli

Potato/Bell Pepper
Mushroom/Fungi
Cauliflower
Cabbage
Rutabaga
*Salsify/Ginseng
Eggplant
Pumpkin
Collard Greens

Brussel Sprout
Beet
Chive/Cilantro
Celery/Scallion
Okra/Cucumber
Turnip Greens
Squash
Artichoke
Lettuce
Jicama

Bean
Vegetable


Legume
Pulse
Root

Spinach
Fava Bean
Kidney Bean
Black-eyed Pea
String/Wax Bean
Zucchini
Chutney
Rhubarb

Split Pea
Pinto Bean
White Bean
Navy/Red Bean
Aduki Bean
Lima or Mung Bean
Chard

Green Pea
Peanut
Snow Pea
Legumes (other)
Carrot
Chickpeas/Garbanzo

Soybean
Carob

Lime
Nectarine
Persimmon
Raspberry
Watermelon
Tangerine
Pineapple

Grapefruit
Canteloupe
Honeydew
Citrus
Olive
*Dewberry
Loganberry
Mango

Lemon
Pear
Avocado
Apple
Blackberry
Cherry
Peach
Papaya

Orange
Apricot
Banana
Blueberry
Pineapple Juice
Raisin, Currant
Grape
Strawberry

Citrus Fruit



Fruit

Coconut
Guava
*Pickled Fruit
Dry Fruit
Fig
Persimmon Juice
*Cherimoya
Date

Plum
Prune Tomato

Cranberry
Pomegranate
*Therapeutic, gourmet, or exotic items               Italicized items are NOT recommended