Numerous times, I’ve discussed  how chronic disease in the United States is at an all time high. I’ve also discussed the dangers of processed foods.

Today I will discuss a simple way to counter chronic disease which will allow you to live a long healthy life. All you have to do is learn how to alkaline your body.

The majority of foods we eat, once digested, absorbed and metabolized release either an acid or an alkaline base into the blood

The PH level of the blood let’s us know if we’re acidic or alkaline.

Your PH stands for potential for health. PH ranges from 0-6.9, which is acidic, to 7-14 which is alkaline. For the body to function at it’s highest level it must be able to balance the acid and the alkaline. The ideal PH level at which this balance takes place is  7.36-7.44. The reason you need some acid in your body is due to the fact some parts of the body require acid such as the digestive system.

Below I have included a list of acidic foods and alkaline foods as well as a powerful video which explains exactly why you need to alkaline your body.

Alkaline Foods you can eat freely

Vegetables

Brussels Sprouts +0.5

Broccoli

Peas, Ripe +0.5

Asparagus +1.3

Comfrey +1.5

Green Cabbage, March Harvest +2.0

Lettuce +2.2

Onion +3.0

Cauliflower +3.1

White Cabbage +3.3

Green Cabbage December Harvest +4.0

Savoy Cabbage +4.5

Lamb’s Lettuce +4.8

Peas, Fresh +5.1

Zucchini +5.7

Red Cabbage +6.3

Rhubarb Stalks +6.3

Leeks (Bulbs) +7.2

Watercress +7.7

Spinach, March Harvest +8.0

Chives +8.3

French Cut Green Beans +11.2

Sorrel +11.5

Spinach (Other Than March) +13.1

Garlic +13.2

Celery +13.3

Cabbage Lettuce, Fresh +14.1

Endive, Fresh +14.5

Cayenne Pepper +18.8

Straw Grass +21.4

Shave Grass +21.7

Dog Grass +22.6

Dandelion +22.7

Kamut Grass +27.6

Barley Grass +28.1

Soy Sprouts +29.5

Sprouted Radish Seeds +28.4

Sprouted Chia Seeds +28.5

Alfalfa Grass +29.3

Cucumber, Fresh +31.5

Wheat Grass +33.8

Root Vegetables

White Raddish (Spring) +3.1

Rutabaga +3.1

Kohlrabi +5.1

Horseradish +6.8

Turnip +8.0

Carrot +9.5

Beet +11.3

Red Radish +16.7

Summer Black Radish +39.4

Fruits

Limes +8.2

Fresh Lemon +9.9

Tomato +13.6

Avocado (Protein) +15.6

Non-Stored Organic Grains And Legumes

Buckwheat Groats +0.5

Spelt +0.5

Lentils +0.6

Soy Flour +2.5

Tofu +3.2

Lima Beans +12.0

Soybeans, Fresh +12.0

White Beans (Navy Beans) +12.1

Granulated Soy (Cooked Ground Soy Beans) +12.8

Soy Nuts (soaked Soy Beans, Then Air Dried) +26.5

Soy Lecithin (Pure) +38.0

Nuts

Brazil Nuts +0.5

Almonds +3.6

Seeds

Sesame Seeds +0.5

Cumin Seeds +1.1

Fennel Seeds +1.3

Flax Seeds +1.3

Caraway Seeds +2.3

Sunflower Seeds +5.4

Pumpkin Seeds +5.6

Wheat Kernel +11.4

Fats (Fresh, Cold-Pressed Oils)

Olive Oil +1.0

Borage Oil +3.2

Flax Seed Oil +3.5

Evening Primrose Oil +4.1

Marine Lipids +4.7

Foods you should eat sparingly

Fish

Fresh Water Fish -11.8

Fruits

(In Season, For Cleansing Only

Or With Moderation)

Rose Hips -15.5

Pineapple -12.6

Mandarin Orange -11.5

Bananna, Ripe -10.1

Pear -9.9

Peach -9.7

Apricot -9.5

Papaya -9.4

Orange -9.2

Mango -8.7

Tangerine -8.5

Currant -8.2

Gooseberry, Ripe -7.7

Grape, Ripe -7.6

Cranberry -7.0

Black Currant -6.1

Strawberry -5.4

Blueberry -5.3

Rasberry -5.1

Yellow Plum -4.9

Italian Plum -4.9

Date -4.7

Cherry, Sweet -3.6

Foods you should eat sparingly

Cantaloupe -2.5

Red Currant -2.4

Fig Juice Powder -2.4

Grapefruit -1.7

Watermelon -1.0

Coconut, Fresh +0.5

Cherry, Sour +3.5

Bananna, Unripe +4.8

Non-Stored Grains

Brown Rice -12.5

Wheat -10.1

Nuts

Walnuts -8.0

Macadamia Nuts -3.2

Hazelnuts -2.0

Fats

Sunflower Oil -6.7

Coconut Milk -1.5

*source: “Back To The House Of Health”

by Shelley Redford Young

Acidic Foods You Should Avoid

Root Vegetables

Stored Potatoes +2.0

Meat, Poultry, And Fish

Pork -38.0

Veal -35.0

Beef -34.5

Ocean Fish -20.0

Chicken (to -22) -18.0

Eggs (to -22)

Oysters -5.0

Liver -3.0

Organ Meats -3.0

Milk And Milk Products

Hard Cheese -18.1

Quark -17.3

Cream -3.9

Homogenized Milk -1.0

Buttermilk +1.3

Bread, Biscuits (Stored Grains/Risen Dough)

White Bread -10.0        White Biscuit -6.5

Whole-Meal Bread -6.5

Whole-Grain Bread -4.5

Rye Bread -2.5

Nuts

Pistachios -16.6

Peanuts -12.8

Cashews -9.3

Fats

Margarine -7.5

Corn Oil -6.5

Butter -3.9

Sweets

Artificial Sweetners -26.5

Chocolate -24.6

White Sugar -17.6

Beet Sugar -15.1

Molasses -14.6

Dr. Bronner’s Barley

Malt Sweetner -9.8

Dried Sugar Cane Juice -18.0

(Sucanat) -9.6

Barley Malt Syrup -9.3

Fructose -9.5

Milk Sugar -9.4

Turbinado Sugar -9.5    Brown Rice Syrup 8.7    Honey -7.6

Condiments

Ketchup -12.4

Mayonaise -12.5

Mustard -19.2

Soy Sauce -36.2

Vinegar -39.4

Beverages

Liquor -38.7

Wine -16.4

Beer -26.8

Coffee -25.1

Fruit Juice, Packaged, Natural -8.7

Fruit Juice Sweetened With

White Sugar -33.6

Tea (Black) -27.1

Miscellaneous

Canned Foods

Processed Foods

Microwaved Foods

*source: “Back To The House Of Health” by Shelley Redford Young

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