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Importance of Healthy pH in the Body

The scale that is used for measuring the pH, or hydrogen ion concentration … is from 0 to 14, with 7 being the neutral point.  Below 7 is acidic; above 7 is alkaline. The optimal ph of the body's fluids, such as the blood urine, is 7.4, slightly alkaline.  Outside of this range … the body activity is no longer optimal and the metabolism is out of balance.

The pH of the body is largely influenced by metabolic byproducts and our diet. Thus, pH is directly affected by the various categories of food that we eat and the internal mechanisms involved in their processing.  Some foods that are acid in their composition can become alkalinizing following metabolization by the body, such as lemons.  Accordingly, it is to become more aware of the impact that various foods and our eating habits have on the internal environment of the body.

An acidic system mean oxidation which means decay

Excess acidity causes numerous disturbances such as:

  • Weakening of the skin, hair, nails,  teeth, bones
  • Deterioration of the digestive tract, leaky gut syndrome
  • Candida
  • Allergies
  • Excitability of the nervous system,  sciatica
  • Tendency to depressive illness,  anxiety, panic disorders
  • Muscular spasms and  cramps
  • Enhances susceptibility to infections (bacterial, viral, etc.)
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Blockage of certain minerals which become unavailable
  • Increased risk of cancerous cells  proliferating

Interesting Facts About Life And Alkaline pH

In a free range chicken, the white of the egg has a pH of 9 (highly alkaline). The yoke of the egg has a pH of 6.5 (slightly acidic).

The white of the egg with a pH of 9 … acts as a protective cloak … shielding the yolk from bacteria, viruses, and fungi. While it’s structure, bearing the Hydrogen Matrix, brings forth life and participates in the millions of cells forming the body of the new baby chicken.

Like the egg … when the fluids of the human body are maintained at a healthy alkaline level (7.4) … it protects the body from bacteria, viruses and fungi … as well as bringing forth the life-giving form inherent within the hydrogen matrix. I know that might sound a little "new age" to some of you, but keep in mind that God is a God of order.

The Hydrogen Matrix … The breakdown of the word Hydrogen reveals two words:

Hydro … means Water
Gen … (from Greek means Genκs) which means Born
So Hydro-gen means "Born From Water"

Which reflects the embryonic and birthing process of most species. The Hydrogen Matrix (Alkaline pH) … is the bringer and protector of life … it carries the Life-Giving Form.

The body is 75% water … which is H2O. Which means that there are two atoms of hydrogen and one of oxygen. Thus, there are twice as many hydro-gen atoms as oxy-gen contained within a water molecule. When we look at the word oxy-gen we have the following:

Oxy/Oxi = Acid = burning/combustion
Gen = Genes = Born
So Oxy-gen = Burning of the new born genes

Accordingly, an acidic pH breaks down the normal functioning of the biological systems … resulting in degenerative conditions within the body and providing a receptive environment for chronic inharmonies (disease).

Factors Influencing Body pH Levels

The following factors will have an influence on the pH Level of the body:

Acidic Foods … such as fast foods, meats, processed grains, some fruits (such as ripe bananas and plums), refined salt, sugar, condiments (pickles, ketchup, etc.), soda pop, and almost all refined, processed foods, etc. have a pH ranging from 2.8 to 5.5 which is highly acidic. These food (even meat in excess) tear down our health.

Alkaline Foods … Almonds, unpasturized honey, bee pollen, maple syrup, figs, dates, natural yogurt, cheese and dairies, earth/root vegetables, green vegetables, apricots, avocados, coconut, grapes, molasses, raisins and lemon … are all alkaline forming foods. These foods restore our health

Emotions … The pH of the body is also greatly influenced by your emotions. Joyous, happy, love-filled emotions tend to create alkaline-forming chemical reactions in the body. Conversely, emotions which are filled with anger, fear, jealousy, hate, etc. ... create acidic-forming chemical reaction in the body. This is done through the master gland of the body the hypothalamus, which is controlled by our thoughts. This master gland (often referred to as the min-body connection) controls the entire endocrine system (producing numerous hormones, neurotransmitters and chemicals) and the parasympathetic nervous system.

In general, all processed foods and fast foods, munchies, pops, etc … are acidic to the body and have a "General Vitality Rating" of between 100 to 250 (which is very low) with a few reaching 400. Compared with fresh organic vegetables which have General Vitality readings in the 2,000 plus range … with a Life Force Rating 150 to 200 points higher than the General Vitality. Commercially grown produces have a General Vitality range from 400 to 1200 … the reading is less for seedless and genetically tampered produce. (Look for organic non-GMO foods to obtain the highest nutritional value.)

The Life Force (measured in units of White Light Potential) for natural untampered fresh organic produce is on average 100 points higher than the General Vitality. For genetically tampered and seedless produce … the Life Force will read lower than the General Vitality by 100 points or so. For processed, canned and other fast foods … the Life Force will be lower than the General Vitality by 70 to 120 points on average.

Balancing Your pH

Accordingly, it is to bring the pH of the "body fluids" into an acceptable range … between 7 and 7.5 ... which will then influence the blood to maintain its optimal 7.4 pH level.  How?  

One of the key factors is the water that we drink. Water accounts for up to 75% of the body and thus the fluidic intake greatly impacts the pH of the body.  Unfortunately, most of the water that is being consumed is acidic ... including distilled water, reverse osmosis, and deionized water ... which have had their minerals or buffers removed.  Alkaline water is not readily or easily available in most communities ... however, by adding minerals to your drinking water, this problem can be remedied. You can open the contents of a couple of coral calcium minerals into a gallon or pitcher of water. You can add coral calcium sachets or add some other source of organic minerals. They are some good liquids that I know are available such as from Maureen Salaman.

Another key factor is through the introduction of unrefined sea salt into the diet. Unrefined sea salt is light gray in color and is moist to the touch. The moisture present in unrefined sea salt assures us that it still contains the numerous elements that buffers the sodium chloride part of the salt and make up as much as 16% by weight in valuable trace elements and macro-minerals. The gray color comes from the clay beds that line the bottom of the salt ponds. This is pure, edible clay, an essential food that enhances the bio-energetic quality of the salt crystals and ionizes them as they form. 

Sea salt contains not only sodium chloride but also 80 plus trace elements and minerals from the ocean plasma that are in perfect symbiosis with each other and the human body matrix. Thus, unrefined sea salt offers a remarkable mineral balance relative to the internal environment of the human body.  All of its elements are naturally dosed in proportions close to those of the internal human environment and form a highly active biological synergy.

Thus, natural sea salt can also help in correcting excess acidity, restoring good digestion, relieving allergies and skin diseases and preventing many forms of cancer. This natural salt provides a steady boost in cellular energy and gives the body a heightened resistance to infections and bacterial diseases.

In addition … the following alkaline forming foods should be introduced into the diet on a regular basis:

Apricots ... Molasses... Cucumbers ... Avocados ... Lemons ... Coconut ... All Melons ... Figs ... Milk Products ... Dates & Raisins ... Natural Yogurt ... Grapes ... Unpasterurized Honey ... Maple Syrup ... Root Vegetables (potatoes, rutabaga, etc) ... Alfalfa and Other Sprouts ... Cayenne ... Lithothamnium (algae), Chlorella,  and among the best alkalizing foods is … ALMONDS (raw and untreated)!!

Note: When consuming almonds … soaking the almonds for 24 hours prior to consumption starts the germination process in the seed and thus activates its Life Force.   Accordingly, the digestive system is able to assimilate more of the elements contained within the almonds.  You may wish to make a daily morning ritual of preparing the almonds by placing them in a small bowl with good quality water.   The next morning they are ready to eat. When the bowl is empty … simply add more almonds and water and allow them to soak until the next morning.   This process can be used to activate the Life Force in all forms of seeds and nuts prior to consumption. Try adding a handful of shelled sunflower seeds with the almonds for daily consumption.

A lot of our processed foods are highly acid including most commercial flours.   Accordingly, it is recommended that one bake their own bread and grind your own flour. For my Ezekiel Bread recipe see http://www.blpublications.com/html/ezekielbread.html

Monitoring Your Body pH

It is a good practice to be aware of the Alkaline/Acid condition of your body. The pH is measured by a urine or saliva test … which is very simple to do and requires less than a minute of your time.

Hydrion pH Testing Strips which are available through most drug stores and some health food stores. These are color coded into a general pH range … and you should look for test strips that will register half-point increments. When using these test strips as your guideline … balance the body pH between 7 and 7.5.   If the test strips read above 7.5 consume acid forming foods or beverages until it stabilizes between 7 and 7.5.   Do not exceed this range for excessive alkalinity can also cause some health problems such as: indigestion, cramps, drowsiness, itching, sore muscles, creaking joints, etc. In my experience I have found this to be extremely uncommon. Most people are too acidic.

The pH scale is from   0 - 14

0 1 2  3  4  5  6  7 healthy  8 9 10 11 12 13 14

Human blood pH should be slightly alkaline (7.4 ). Below or above this range means symptoms and disease. An acidic pH can occur from, an acid forming diet, emotional stress, toxic overload, and/or immune reactions or any process that deprives the cells of oxygen and other nutrients. The body will try to compensate for acidic pH by using alkaline minerals. If the diet does not contain enough minerals to compensate, a build up of acids in the cells will occur.

An acidic balance will:  decrease the body's ability to absorb minerals and other nutrients, decrease the energy production in the cells, decrease it's ability to repair damaged cells, decrease it's ability to detoxify heavy metals, make tumor cells thrive, and make it more susceptible to fatigue and illness. A blood pH of 6.9, which is only slightly acidic, can induce coma and death.

The reason acidosis is more common in our society is mostly due to the typical American diet, which is far too high in acid producing animal products like meat, eggs and dairy, and far too low in alkaline producing foods like fresh vegetables. Additionally, we eat acid producing processed foods like white flour and sugar and drink acid producing beverages like coffee and soft drinks.  We use too many drugs, which are acid forming; and we use artificial (man-made) chemical sweeteners like Spenda, NutraSweet, Spoonful, Sweet 'N Low, Equal, (or generically, Aspartame), which are poison and extremely acid forming.  One of the best things we can do to correct an overly acid body is to clean up the diet and lifestyle.

To maintain health, the diet should consist of 60% alkaline forming foods and 40% acid forming foods. To restore health, the diet should consist of 80% alkaline forming foods and 20% acid forming foods.

Generally, alkaline forming foods include: most fruits, green vegetables, peas, beans, lentils, spices, herbs and seasonings, and seeds and nuts.

Generally, acid forming foods include: meat, fish, poultry, eggs, refined grains, sugar and processed foods.

Shifting Your pH Toward Alkaline...

This chart is for those trying to "adjust" their body pH.  The pH scale is from 0 to 14, with numbers below 7 acidic ( low on oxygen ) and numbers above 7 alkaline. An acidic body is a sickness magnet.  What you eat and drink will impact where your body's pH level falls.  Balance is Key !!!

This chart is intended only as a general guide to alkalizing and acidifying foods.

...ALKALINE  FOODS...


 

...ACIDIC  FOODS...

ALKALIZING VEGETABLES
Alfalfa
Barley Grass
Beet Greens
Beets
Broccoli
Cabbage
Carrot
Cauliflower
Celery
Chard  Greens
Chlorella
Collard  Greens
Cucumber
Dandelions
Dulce
Edible Flowers
Eggplant
Fermented Veggies
Garlic
Green Beans
Green  Peas
Kale
Kohlrabi
Lettuce
Mushrooms
Mustard  Greens
Nightshade Veggies
Onions
Parsnips (high glycemic)
Peas
Peppers
Pumpkin
Radishes
Rutabaga
Sea  Veggies
Spinach, green
Spirulina
Sprouts
Sweet  Potatoes
Tomatoes
Watercress
Wheat Grass
Wild Greens

ALKALIZING ORIENTAL VEGETABLES
Daikon
Dandelion  Root
Kombu
Maitake
Nori
Reishi
Shitake
Umeboshi
Wakame

ALKALIZING FRUITS
Apple
Apricot
Avocado
Banana (high glycemic)
Berries
Blackberries
Cantaloupe
Cherries,  sour
Coconut, fresh
Currants
Dates, dried
Figs,  dried
Grapes
Grapefruit
Honeydew Melon
Lemon
Lime
Muskmelons
Nectarine
Orange
Peach
Pear
Pineapple
Raisins
Raspberries
Rhubarb
Strawberries
Tangerine
Tomato
Tropical Fruits
Umeboshi Plums
Watermelon

ALKALIZING PROTEIN
Almonds
Chestnuts
Millet
Tempeh (fermented)
Tofu (fermented)
Whey Protein Powder

ALKALIZING SWEETENERS
Stevia

ALKALIZING SPICES & SEASONINGS
Chili  Pepper
Cinnamon
Curry
Ginger
Herbs  (all)
Miso
Mustard
Sea Salt
Tamari

ALKALIZING OTHER
Alkaline Antioxidant Water
Apple Cider Vinegar
Bee  Pollen
Fresh Fruit Juice
Green Juices
Lecithin Granules
Mineral Water
Molasses, blackstrap
Probiotic  Cultures
Soured Dairy Products (yogurt, kefir, buttermilk,  etc)
Veggie Juices

Chlorella

ALKALIZING MINERALS
Calcium: pH  12
Cesium: pH 14
Magnesium: pH 9
Potassium: pH 14
Sodium: pH 14


Although it might seem that citrus fruits would have an acidifying effect on the body, the citric acid they contain actually has an alkalinizing effect in the system.

Note that a food's acid or alkaline forming tendency in the body has nothing to do with the actual pH of the food itself. For example, lemons are very acidic, however the end  products they produce after digestion and assimilation are very alkaline so, lemons are alkaline forming in the body. Likewise, meat will test alkaline before digestion, but it leaves very acidic residue in the body  so, like nearly all animal products, meat is very acid forming.

ACIDIFYING VEGETABLES
Corn
Lentils
Olives
Winter Squash

ACIDIFYING FRUITS
Blueberries
Canned or Glazed Fruits
Cranberries
Currants
Plums**
Prunes**

ACIDIFYING GRAINS, GRAIN PRODUCTS
Amaranth
Barley
Bran, oat
Bran,  wheat
Bread
Corn
Cornstarch
Crackers, soda
Flour, wheat
Flour, white
Hemp Seed  Flour
Kamut
Macaroni
Noodles
Oatmeal
Oats (rolled)
Quinoa
Rice (all)
Rice Cakes
Rye
Spaghetti
Spelt
Wheat  Germ
Wheat

ACIDIFYING BEANS & LEGUMES
Almond Milk
Black Beans
Chick Peas
Green Peas
Kidney Beans
Lentils
Pinto Beans
Red Beans
Rice Milk
Soy  Beans
Soy Milk
White Beans

ACIDIFYING DAIRY
Butter
Cheese
Cheese, Processed
Ice Cream
Ice  Milk

ACIDIFYING NUTS &  BUTTERS
Cashews
Legumes
Peanut Butter
Peanuts
Pecans
Tahini
Walnuts

ACIDIFYING ANIMAL PROTEIN
Bacon
Beef
Carp
Clams
Cod
Corned Beef
Fish
Haddock
Lamb
Lobster
Mussels
Organ  Meats
Oyster
Pike
Pork
Rabbit
Salmon
Sardines
Sausage
Scallops
Shellfish
Shrimp
Tuna
Turkey
Veal
Venison

ACIDIFYING FATS & OILS
Avocado Oil
Butter
Canola Oil
Corn Oil
Flax Oil
Hemp Seed Oil
Lard
Olive Oil
Safflower  Oil
Sesame Oil
Sunflower Oil

ACIDIFYING SWEETENERS
Carob
Corn Syrup
Sugar

Artificial sweeteners  (Aspartame, saccharin, etc.)

ACIDIFYING ALCOHOL
Beer
Hard Liquor
Spirits
Wine

ACIDIFYING OTHER FOODS
Catsup
Cocoa
Coffee
Mustard
Pepper
Soft Drinks
Vinegar

ACIDIFYING DRUGS & CHEMICALS
Aspirin
Chemicals
Drugs, Medicinal (all  pharmaceuticals - prescription or over the counter)
Drugs, Psychedelic
Herbicides
Pesticides
Tobacco

ACIDIFYING JUNK FOOD
Beer: pH 2.5
Coca-Cola: pH 2



** These foods leave an alkaline ash but have an acidifying effect on the body.

 

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease; research is ongoing.



Here's are a few charts from various source that rank  foods/emotions from alkaline to acidic for your review.

Ranked Foods:  Alkaline  to  Acidic

Extremely  Alkaline

Lemons, watermelon.

Alkaline Forming

Cantaloupe, cayenne, celery, dates, figs, kelp, limes, mango,  melons, papaya, parsley, seaweeds, seedless grapes (sweet), watercress.

Asparagus, fruit juices, grapes (sweet), kiwifruit, passionfruit,  pears (sweet), pineapple, raisins, umeboshi plums, and vegetable juices.

Moderately Alkaline

Apples (sweet), alfalfa sprouts, apricots, avocados, bananas (ripe), currants, dates, figs (fresh), garlic, grapefruit, grapes (less sweet), guavas, herbs (leafy green), lettuce (leafy green),  nectarine, peaches (sweet), pears (less sweet), peas (fresh, sweet), pumpkin (sweet), sea salt.

Apples (sour), beans (fresh, green), beets, bell peppers, broccoli, cabbage, carob, cauliflower, ginger (fresh), grapes (sour), lettuce (pale green), oranges, peaches (less  sweet), peas (less sweet), potatoes (with skin), pumpkin (less sweet),  raspberries, strawberries, squash, sweet Corn (fresh), turnip, vinegar  (apple cider).

Slightly Alkaline

Almonds, artichokes (Jerusalem), Brussels sprouts, cherries, coconut (fresh), cucumbers, eggplant, honey (raw), leeks, mushrooms, okra, olives (ripe), onions, pickles (homemade), radishes, sea salt, spices, tomatoes (sweet), vinegar (sweet brown rice).

Chestnuts (dry,  roasted), egg yolks (soft cooked), essence bread, goat's milk and whey  (raw), mayonnaise (homemade), olive oil, sesame seeds (whole), soy beans (dry), soy cheese, soy milk, sprouted grains, tofu, tomatoes (less sweet), and yeast (nutritional flakes).

Neutral

Butter (fresh, unsalted), cream (fresh, raw), cow's milk and whey  (raw), oils (except olive), and yogurt (plain).

Moderately Acidic

Bananas (green), barley (rye), blueberries, bran, cereals  (unrefined), cheeses, crackers (unrefined rye, rice and wheat),  cranberries, dried beans (mung, adzuki, pinto, kidney, garbanzo), dry coconut, egg whites, eggs whole (cooked hard), fructose, goat's milk (homogenized), honey (pasteurized), ketchup, maple syrup (unprocessed), milk (homogenized).

Molasses (unsulferd and organic), most nuts, mustard, oats (rye, organic), olives (pickled), pasta (whole grain), pastry (whole grain and honey), plums, popcorn (with salt and/or butter),  potatoes, prunes, rice (basmati and brown), seeds (pumpkin, sunflower),  soy sauce, and wheat bread (sprouted organic).

Extremely Acidic

Artificial sweeteners, beef, beer, breads, brown sugar, carbonated soft drinks, cereals (refined), chocolate, cigarettes and tobacco, coffee,  cream of wheat (unrefined), custard (with white sugar), deer, drugs, fish,  flour (white, wheat), fruit juices with sugar, jams, jellies, lamb.

Liquor, maple syrup (processed), molasses (sulphured), pasta (white), pastries and cakes from white flour, pickles (commercial), pork,  poultry, seafood, sugar (white), table salt (refined and iodized), tea  (black), white bread, white vinegar (processed), whole wheat foods, wine, and yogurt (sweetened).

 

More Ranked  Foods: Alkaline  to  Acidic

Highly Alkaline  Forming Foods

Baking soda, sea salt, mineral water, pumpkin  seed, lentils, seaweed, onion, taro root, sea vegetables, lotus root,  sweet potato, lime, lemons, nectarine, persimmon, raspberry, watermelon,  tangerine, and pineapple.

Moderately Alkaline  Forming Foods

Apricots, spices, kambucha, unsulfured molasses, soy sauce, cashews, chestnuts, pepper, kohlrabi, parsnip, garlic,  asparagus, kale, parsley, endive, arugula, mustard green, ginger root,  broccoli, grapefruit, cantaloupe, honeydew, citrus, olive, dewberry, carrots, loganberry, and mango.

Low Alkaline Forming Foods

Most herbs, green tea, mu tea, rice syrup, apple cider vinegar, sake, quail eggs, primrose oil, sesame seed, cod liver oil, almonds, sprouts, potato, bell pepper, mushrooms, cauliflower, cabbage,  rutabaga, ginseng, eggplant, pumpkin, collard green, pear, avocado, apples  (sour), blackberry, cherry, peach, and papaya.

Very Low Alkaline  Forming Foods

Ginger tea, umeboshi vinegar, ghee, duck eggs, oats, grain coffee, quinoa, japonica rice, wild rice, avocado oil, most seeds, coconut oil, olive oil, flax oil, Brussels sprout, beet, chive, cilantro, celery, okra, cucumber, turnip greens, squashes, lettuces,  orange, banana, blueberry, raisin, currant, grape, and  strawberry.

Very Low Acid Forming  Foods

Curry, koma coffee, honey, maple syrup, vinegar, cream,  butter, goat/sheep cheese, chicken, gelatin, organs, venison, fish, wild  duck, triticale, millet, kasha, amaranth, brown rice, pumpkin seed oil, grape seed oil, sunflower oil, pine nuts, canola oil, spinach, fava beans, black-eyed peas, string beans, wax beans, zucchini, chutney, rhubarb,  coconut, guava, dry fruit, figs, and dates.

Low Acid Forming Foods

Vanilla, alcohol, black tea, balsamic vinegar, cow milk, aged cheese, soy cheese, goat milk, game meat, lamb, mutton, boar, elk, shell fish, mollusks, goose, turkey, buckwheat, wheat, spelt, teff, kamut, farina, semolina, white rice, almond oil, sesame oil, safflower oil, tapioca, seitan, tofu, pinto beans, white beans, navy beans, red beans, aduki beans, lima beans, chard, plum, prune and  tomatoes.

Moderately Acid  Forming Foods

Nutmeg, coffee, casein, milk protein, cottage  cheese, soy milk, pork, veal, bear, mussels, squid, chicken, maize, barley  groats, corn, rye, oat bran, pistachio seeds, chestnut oil, lard, pecans, palm kernel oil, green peas, peanuts, snow peas, other legumes, garbanzo  beans, cranberry, and pomegranate.

Highly Acid Forming  Foods

Tabletop sweeteners like (NutraSweet, Spoonful, Sweet 'N Low, Equal or Aspartame), pudding, jam, jelly, table salt (NaCl), beer, yeast, hops, malt, sugar, cocoa, white (acetic acid) vinegar, processed  cheese, ice cream, beef, lobster, pheasant, barley, cottonseed oil, hazelnuts, walnuts, brazil nuts, fried foods, soybean, and soft drinks,  especially the cola type.Β  To neutralize a glass of cola with a pH of  2.5, it would take 32 glasses of alkaline water with a pH of  10.

 

Alkaline Forming Foods

VEGETABLES
Garlic
Asparagus
Fermented  Veggies
Watercress
Beets
Broccoli
Brussels sprouts
Cabbage
Carrot
Cauliflower
Celery
Chard
Chlorella
Collard  Greens
Cucumber
Eggplant
Kale
Kohlrabi
Lettuce
Mushrooms
Mustard  Greens
Dulce
Dandelions
Edible Flowers
Onions
Parsnips (high glycemic)
Peas
Peppers
Pumpkin
Rutabaga
Sea  Veggies
Spirulina
Sprouts
Squashes
Alfalfa
Barley Grass
Wheat Grass
Wild Greens
Nightshade Veggies

FRUITS
Apple
Apricot
Avocado
Banana (high glycemic)
Cantaloupe
Cherries
Currants
Dates/Figs
Grapes
Grapefruit
Lime
Honeydew Melon
Nectarine
Orange
Lemon
Peach
Pear
Pineapple
All  Berries
Tangerine
Tomato
Tropical Fruits
Watermelon

PROTEIN
Eggs (poached)
Whey Protein Powder
Cottage Cheese
Chicken  Breast
Yogurt
Almonds
Chestnuts
Tofu (fermented)
Flax Seeds
Pumpkin Seeds
Tempeh (fermented)
Squash Seeds
Sunflower Seeds
Millet
Sprouted Seeds
Nuts

OTHER
Apple Cider Vinegar
Bee Pollen
Lecithin Granules
Probiotic Cultures
Green Juices
Veggies  Juices
Fresh Fruit Juice
Organic  Milk
(unpasteurized)
Mineral Water
Alkaline Antioxidant Water
Green Tea
Herbal Tea
Dandelion Tea
Ginseng  Tea
Banchi Tea
Kombucha

SWEETENERS
Stevia
Ki Sweet

SPICES/SEASONINGS
Cinnamon
Curry
Ginger
Mustard
Chili  Pepper
Sea Salt
Miso
Tamari
All Herbs

ORIENTAL VEGETABLES
Maitake
Daikon
Dandelion  Root
Shitake
Kombu
Reishi
Nori
Umeboshi
Wakame
Sea  Veggies

Acid Forming Foods

FATS & OILS
Avocado Oil
Canola Oil
Corn Oil
Hemp Seed  Oil
Flax Oil
Lard
Olive Oil
Safflower Oil
Sesame Oil
Sunflower  Oil

FRUITS
Cranberries

GRAINS
Rice Cakes
Wheat  Cakes
Amaranth
Barley
Buckwheat
Corn
Oats (rolled)
Quinoi
Rice (all)
Rye
Spelt
Kamut
Wheat
Hemp Seed  Flour

DAIRY
Cheese, Cow
Cheese, Goat
Cheese,  Processed
Cheese, Sheep
Milk
Butter

NUTS & BUTTERS
Cashews
Brazil Nuts
Peanuts
Peanut Butter
Pecans
Tahini
Walnuts

ANIMAL PROTEIN
Beef
Carp
Clams
Fish
Lamb
Lobster
Mussels
Oyster
Pork
Rabbit
Salmon
Shrimp
Scallops
Tuna
Turkey
Venison

PASTA  (WHITE)
Noodles
Macaroni
Spaghetti

OTHER
Distilled  Vinegar
Wheat Germ
Potatoes

DRUGS  & CHEMICALS
Aspartame
Chemicals
Drugs, Medicinal
Drugs, Psychedelic
Pesticides
Herbicides

ALCOHOL
Beer
Spirits
Hard Liquor
Wine

BEANS & LEGUMES
Black Beans
Chick  Peas
Green Peas
Kidney Beans
Lentils
Lima Beans
Pinto  Beans
Red Beans
Soy Beans
Soy Milk
White Beans
Rice Milk
Almond Milk


 ALKALINE:

Prayer, Peace, Kindness & Love

ACIDIC:

Overwork, Anger, Fear, Jealousy &  Stress

Extremely  Alkaline Forming Foods - pH 8.5 to 9.0

Extremely Acid Forming Foods - pH 5.0 to 5.5

 9.0  Lemons 1, Watermelon 2

 8.5  Agar Agar 3, Cantaloupe, Cayenne (Capsicum) 4, Dried dates &  figs, Kelp, Karengo, Kudzu root,  Limes, Mango, Melons, Papaya, Parsley 5, Seedless  grapes (sweet), Watercress, Seaweeds

Asparagus 6, Endive, Kiwifruit, Fruit juices 7, Grapes (sweet), Passion fruit, Pears (sweet),  Pineapple, Raisins, Umeboshi  plum, Vegetable juices 8

 5.0  Artificial sweeteners

5.5  Beef, Carbonated soft  drinks & fizzy drinks 38,  Cigarettes (tailor made), Drugs, Flour (white,  wheat) 39, Goat, Lamb, Pastries & cakes from white  flour, Pork, Sugar (white) 40

Beer 34, Brown sugar 35, Chicken, Deer,  Chocolate, Coffee 36, Custard with white sugar, Jams, Jellies  Liquor 37, Pasta (white), Rabbit, Semolina,  Table salt refined and  iodized, Tea black, Turkey, Wheat bread, White rice, White vinegar (processed).

Moderate Alkaline - pH 7.5 to 8.0

Moderate Acid - pH 6.0 to 6.5

8.0 Apples (sweet), Apricots, Alfalfa sprouts 9, Arrowroot, Flour 10, Avocados, Bananas (ripe), Berries, Carrots, Celery, Currants, Dates &  figs (fresh), Garlic 11, Gooseberry, Grapes (less  sweet), Grapefruit, Guavas,  Herbs (leafy green), Lettuce (leafy green), Nectarine, Peaches (sweet),  Pears(less sweet), Peas (fresh sweet), Persimmon, Pumpkin (sweet), Sea salt (vegetable) 12, Spinach

7.5  Apples (sour), Bamboo  shoots, Beans (fresh green), Beets, Bell Pepper, Broccoli, Cabbage;Cauli, Carob 13, Daikon, Ginger (fresh), Grapes (sour), Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce  (pale green), Oranges,  Parsnip, Peaches (less  sweet), Peas (less sweet),  Potatoes & skin, Pumpkin  (less sweet), Raspberry,  Sapote, Strawberry, Squash 14, Sweet corn (fresh), Tamari 15, Turnip,  Vinegar (apple cider) 16

6.0  Cigarette tobacco (roll  your own), Cream of Wheat (unrefined), Fish, Fruit juices with sugar,  Maple syrup (processed), Molasses (sulphured),  Pickles (commercial), Breads (refined) of corn, oats, rice & rye, Cereals (refined) eg weetbix, corn flakes,
Shellfish, Wheat germ, Whole Wheat foods 32, Wine 33, Yogurt (sweetened)

6.5  Bananas (green), Buckwheat, Cheeses (sharp), Corn & rice breads, Egg whole (cooked  hard), Ketchup, Mayonnaise, Oats, Pasta (whole grain), Pastry (wholegrain & honey), Peanuts,  Potatoes  (with no skins), Popcorn (with salt & butter),  Rice basmati), Rice (brown), Soy sauce (commercial), Tapioca, Wheat bread (sprouted organic)

Β  Slightly Alkaline to Neutral pH 7.0

Β  Slightly Acid to Neutral pH 7.0

7.0  Almonds 17, Artichokes (Jerusalem), Barley-Malt (sweetener-Bronner), Brown Rice Syrup, Brussels Sprouts, Cherries, Coconut (fresh), Cucumbers, Egg plant, Honey (raw),  Leeks, Miso, Mushrooms, Okra, Olives ripe 18, Onions, Pickles 19, (home made), Radish, Sea salt 20, Spices 21, Taro, Tomatoes (sweet), Vinegar (sweet brown rice), Water Chestnut

Amaranth, Artichoke (globe), Chestnuts (dry roasted), Egg yolks (soft cooked), Essene bread 22, Goat's milk and  whey (raw) 23, Horseradish, Mayonnaise (home made), Millet, Olive oil,  Quinoa, Rhubarb, Sesame seeds (whole) 24, Soy beans (dry), Soy cheese, Soy milk, Sprouted grains 25, Tempeh, Tofu,  Tomatoes (less sweet), Yeast (nutritional flakes)

7.0  Barley malt syrup, Barley, Bran, Cashews, Cereals (unrefined with  honey-fruit-maple syrup), Cornmeal, Cranberries 30, Fructose, Honey pasteurized), Lentils, Macadamias, Maple syrup(unprocessed), Milk  (homogenized) and most processed  dairy products, Molasses  (unsulphered organic) 31, Nutmeg, Mustard, Pistachios, Popcorn &  butter (plain), Rice or  wheat crackers (unrefined), Rye (grain), Rye bread (organic sprouted), Seeds (pumpkin & sunflower), Walnuts

Blueberries, Brazil nuts, Butter (salted), Cheeses (mild & crumbly) 28, Crackers (unrefined rye), Dried beans (mung, adzuki, pinto, kidney, garbanzo) 29, Dry coconut, Egg whites, Goats milk (homogenized),  Olives (pickled), Pecans, Plums 30, Prunes 30, Spelt

Butter (fresh  unsalted), Cream (fresh and raw), Margarine 26, Milk (raw cow's) 27, Oils (except olive),
 Whey (cow's), Yogurt  (plain)


NOTE:  Match with the numbers  above.

1
. Excellent for EMERGENCY  SUPPORT for colds, coughs, sore throats, heartburn, and gastro  upsets.
2. Good for a yearly fast.  For several days eat whole melon, chew pips well and eat also.  Super alkalizing food.
3. Substitute for gelatin, more nourishing.
4. Stimulating, non-irritating body healer.  Good for endocrine system.
5. Purifies kidneys.
6. Powerful acid reducer detoxing to  produce acid urine temporarily, causing alkalinity for the long term.
7. Natural sugars give alkalinity.  Added sugar causes juice to become acid forming.
8.  Depends on vege's content and sweetness.
9.  Enzyme  rich, superior digestibility.
10. High calcium content.  Cornflour substitute.
11. Elevates acid food 5.0 in alkaline direction.
12. Vegetable content raises alkalinity.
13. Substitute for coca; mineral rich.
14. Winter squash rates 7.5.  Butternut and sweeter squash rates 8.0.
15. Genuine fermented for 1½ years otherwise 6.0.
16. Raw unpasteurized is a digestive aid to increase HAL in  the stomach. 1 tablespoon, + honey & water before meals.
17. Soak 12 hours, peel skin to eat.
18. Sundried, tree ripened,  otherwise 6.0.
19. Using sea salt and apple cider vinegar.
20. Contains sea minerals. Dried at low  temperatures.
21. Range from 7.0 to 8.0.
22. Sprouted grains are more alkaline.  Grains chewed well become more  alkaline.
23. High sodium to aid digestion.
24. High levels of utilizable calcium.  Grind before eating.
25.  Alkalinity and digestibility higher.
26. Heating causes fats to harden and become indigestible.
27. High mucus production.
28. Mucus forming and hard to digest.
29.  When sprouted dry beans rate 7.0.
30. Contain acid-forming benzoic and quinic acids.
31. Full of iron.
32.  Unrefined wheat is more alkaline.
33. High quality red wine, no  more than 4 oz. daily to build blood.
34. Good quality, well brewed - up to 5.5.Β  Fast brewed beers drop to 5.0.
35. Most are white sugars with golden syrup added.
36. Organic, fresh ground-up to 5.5.
37. Cheaper brands drop to 5.0, as does  over-indulgence.
38. Leaches minerals.
39. Bleached - has no goodness.
40. Poison!  Avoid it.
41. Potential cancer agent.  Over-indulgence may cause partial blindness.


Note:  These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat,  cure or prevent any disease.

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