In this section, we are going to list the foods according to how alkaline these foods are.This list will be constantly updated to include new foods or any missing foods. Most of the time, you will find that there are many different variations of alkaline foods list and this is because not all the foods are tested whether they are alkaline or acidic. If you have any questions whether a food is acidic or alkaline, feel free to drop a comment below.
Extremely Alkaline Forming Foods – pH 8.5 to 9.0
Lemons, watermelon, agar agar, cantaloupe, cayenne pepper, dried dates, figs, kelp, limes, mango, melons, papaya, parsley, seaweeds, grapes, watercress, asparagus, kiwifruit, fruit juices, passion fruit, pears, pineapple, raisins, umeboshi plums, vegetables juices.
Moderately Alkaline Forming Foods – pH 7.5 to 8.0
apples, apricots, alfafa sprouts, arrowroot, flour, avocados, bananas, berries, carrots, celery, currants, grapefruits, guavas, herbs (leafy green), nectarine, peaches, pears, peas, persimmon, pumpkin, spinach.
bamboo shoots, beans, beets, bell pepper, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, carob, daikon, ginger, grape, kale, kohlrab, lettuce, okra, oranges, parsnip, peaches, peas, potatoes and skin, raspberry, sapote, strawberry, squash, sweet corn, tamari, turnip, apple cider vinegar
Slightly Alkaline Forming Foods – pH 7.0
Almonds, artichokes, barley-malt, brown rice syrup, brussels sprouts, cherries, coconut, cucumbers, egg plant, raw honey, leks, miso, mushrooms, ripe olives, onions, pickles, radish, sea salt, spices, taro, tomatoes, vinegar, water chestnut, amaranth, artichoke, chestnuts, raw goat’s milk, olive oil, millet, sesame seeds, soy beans, soy cheese, soy milk, sprouted grains, tempeh, tofu, tomatoes, yeast.
There are some dispute over whether fruits are acidic and alkaline. In Dr. Robert Young’s pH miracle book, he claimed that fruits has high sugar content and when the sugar in fruit ferments, it produces acidity in the body and hence it’s acid-forming.