Cayce Health Database ACID-FORMING & ALKALINE-FORMING FOODS

Cayce Health Database

ACID-FORMING & ALKALINE-FORMING FOODS

It must be noted that because a food is acid it is no indication that it REMAINS acid in the body. It can turn alkaline. Honey and raw sugars produce alkaline ash, but because of a high concentrate of sugar become acid-formers. Those fruits marked with an * should not be eaten with other foods. They are acid externally but alkaline internally.

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
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 VEGETABLES
(continued)
Potatoes (skin is best part)
Pumpkin
Radish
Romaine lettuce
Rutabagas
Sauerkraut
Soybeans
Spinach
Sprouts
Squash
Turnips
Watercress
Yams, sweet potatoes

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, 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 NUTS
Almonds
Chestnuts (roasted)
Coconut (fresh)

ACID NUTS
All except above
Coconut (dried)

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

ACID FLESH FOOD
All meats
Fowl, fish, shellfish
Gelatin

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