Alkaline Foods to Balance Your pH!
Different foods have different levels of alkalizing power and we find it useful to divide them into three groups, as seen below. Choosing alkaline foods will help you to achieve a more balanced diet and optimal health.
Really Super Duper Alkaline Foods:
pH level of 8.5 to 9
Agar, artichoke, asparagus, avocado, broccoli, cauliflower, cayenne pepper, fennel, grapefruit, grape, kale, kelp, seaweed, kiwi fruit, leek, lemon, lime, melon, pineapple, raisin, spinach, tomato (raw), umeboshi plum, vegetable juice (all) and watercress. All of these foods carry a pH level of 8.5 to 9
Really Alkaline Foods:
pH level of 7.5 to 8
Alfalfa sprout, apple cider vinegar, apricot, bamboo shoot, banana (firm) bean (green), beet, bell pepper, cabbage, carrot, celery, daikon radish, date, fig, guava, kohlrabi, lettuce, mango, nectarine, okra, papaya, parsnip, peach, pear, pea (fresh), potato, pumpkin, squash, sweetcorn, tamarin, turnip. All of these foods carry a pH level of 7.5 to 8.
pH level of 7
Almond, amaranth, barley, malt, berry (all), Brussels sprout, cherry, chestnut, coconut (fresh water and flesh), cucumber, eggplant, goat’s milk (raw), millet, mushroom, olive oil, olive (ripe), onion, pickles, pineapple, radish, sesame seed, soybean, soy milk, sprouted grains, tempeh, tofu, tomato (cooked), vinegar (other than apple cider vinegar, which is the most alkaline of all vinegars). All of these foods carry a pH level of 7