pH Balance Diet

pH Balance Diet

A good pH Balance Diet can help you get your body pH back on the right track. Eating more foods that promote an alkaline pH will help to improve your health.


An alkaline diet is a diet that emphasizes, to a varying degree, fresh fruit, vegetables, roots and tubers, nuts, and legumes.

An imbalanced diet high in acidic-producing foods such as animal protein, sugar, caffeine, and processed foods puts pressure on your body. It makes it difficult for your regulating systems to maintain pH neutrality.

The extra buffering this requires can deplete the body of alkaline minerals such as sodium, potassium, magnesium, and calcium. This makes you much more prone to chronic and degenerative diseases. 

Minerals are borrowed from vital organs and bones in the body's effort to buffer (neutralize) the acid and safely remove it from the body. Because of this strain, your body can suffer severe and prolonged damage. This condition may go undetected for years. But there are warning signs or symptoms of pH imbalance.

This chart gives you an idea of the general acid and alkaline levels of various foods so that you can develop a healthy pH balance diet.


FOOD CATEGORY High Alkaline Alkaline Low Alkaline Low Acid Acid High Acid
BEANS, VEGETABLES, LEGUMES Asparagus, Onions, Vegetable Juices, Parsley, Raw Spinach, Broccoli, Garlic, Barley Grass Okra, Squash, Green Beans, Beets, Celery, Lettuce, Zucchini, Sweet Potato, Carob Carrots, Tomatoes, Fresh Corn, Mushrooms, Cabbage, Peas, Cauliflower, Turnip, Beetroot, Potato Skins, Olives, Soybeans, Tofu Cooked Spinach, Kidney Beans Potatoes (without skins), Pinto Beans, Navy Beans, Lima Beans
FRUIT Lemons, Watermelon, Limes, Grapefruit, Mangoes, Papayas Dates, Figs, Melons, Grapes, Papaya, Kiwi, Berries, Apples, Pears, Raisins Oranges, Bananas, Cherries, Pineapple, Peaches, Avocados Plums, Processed Fruit Juices Sour Cherries, Rhubarb, Canned Fruit Blueberries, Cranberries, Prunes, Sweetened Fruit Juice
GRAINS, CEREALS Amaranth, Millet, Lentils, Sweetcorn, Wild Rice, Quinoa Rye Bread, Sprouted Wheat Bread, Spelt, Brown Rice White Rice, Corn, Buckwheat, Oats, Rye Wheat, White Bread, Pastries, Biscuits, Pasta
MEAT Liver, Oysters, Venison, Cold Water Fish Turkey, Chicken, Lamb Beef, Pork, Shellfish
EGGS & DAIRY Breast Milk Soy Cheese, Soy Milk, Goat Milk, Goat Cheese, Whey Eggs, Butter, Yogurt, Buttermilk, Cottage Cheese, Cream Raw Milk Cheese, Homogenized Milk, Ice Cream, Custard
NUTS & SEEDS Almonds Chestnuts, Brazils, Hazelnuts, Coconut Pumpkin, Sesame, Sunflower Seeds Pecans, Cashews, Pistachios Peanuts, Walnuts
OILS Olive Oil Flax Seed Oil Canola Oil Corn Oil, Sunflower Oil, Margarine, Lard
BEVERAGES Herb Teas, Lemon Water Green Tea Ginger Tea Tea, Cocoa Coffee, Wine Beer, Liquor, Soft Drinks
SWEETENERS, CONDIMENTS Stevia Maple Syrup, Rice Syrup Raw Honey, Raw Sugar Processed Honey White Sugar, Brown Sugar, Molasses, Jam, Ketchup, Mayonnaise, Mustard, Vinegar Artificial Sweeteners, Chocolate


If you find it difficult to stay on a healthy pH balance diet, you can do what I do and supplement your diet with pH balance powders

My favorite is the Garden Trio which is three powders made from freshly juiced carrots, beets, and green barley. They make my own busy life a whole lot easier and healthier. I just mix them in a glass of cold water and enjoy them as a mid-morning or mid-afternoon snack.


To your good health!

Question or Comment About Body pH?

Do you have a question about balancing your body pH levels? Maybe you'd like to share your experience on what has worked for you or how your health has been improved.

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Other Body pH Questions People Have Asked or Tips They've Shared

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Uric Acid Calcifications in the Kidneys 
I have multiple uric acid calcifications in the kidneys and want to establish a balanced pH level to avoid further renal colic and the formation of stones. …

How To Start The Diet? 
Hi I have high levels of acid and I just wanted to start the diet to balance my pH, but I just don't know how to start it and how much of each food I should …

One day my ph was 6.0 and two days later it was 8.0 is that normal? 
I tested my urine one day and the result was 6.0. Two days later I tested and it was 8.0. Is it possible that I changed it to that degree in two days? …

Alkaline or Acidic? 
How do I know whether I need more alkaline or acidic foods? The best way to determine your acid levels is to pick up some pH test paper or strips …

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