Acidic foods fall into the acidic range of the pH scale and are different from acid-forming foods. Acidic foods have an acidic pH that doesn’t always leave acidity behind. Whereas acid-forming foods promote acidity in the body. Here are the most acidic foods you’d avoid or limit on an alkaline diet. Plus, nonacidic foods to nosh on.
The kidneys – not bone – regulate blood pH While more reasonable than the first claim, the acid-ash hypothesis seems to completely disregard the vital role the kidneys play in regulating body pH. The kidneys are well equipped to deal with ‘acid ash.’ -Chris Kresser, The Acid-Alkaline Myth: Part 1
Alkaline / Acid Food Chart I have been on a Low Carb & High Alkaline Diet since June 2016 - I lost 26 lbs and I'm no longer in a diabetic range and my cholesterol is in normal range as of recent bloodwork- I used this food chart to help out.
Print this chart out to keep reminding yourself about which foods are alkaline or not! ^^ * You will receive TWO PDFs. There will be a coloured version, and also a b/w version for those of you who have an ancient home printer (like I do!!!) that doesn't print colour so well...!!! * ABOUT THE ALKALINE DIET: The foods we eat can have an effect on the pH levels inside our body. That is, eating certain foods have a tendency to raise the acidity within the body, and other foods help to make the…