Acid-Alkaline Oils & Fats Food Chart

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Food Description KCals Quite Alkaline About Neutral Quite Acid
Acid/Alkali Fats and Oils
Animal fat, bacon grease 897 0.00
Butter replacement, without fat, powder 373 0.93
Butter, light, stick, with salt 499 0.63
Butter, light, stick, without salt 499 0.63
Butter-margarine blend, stick, unsalted 718 0.09
Creamy dressing, made with sour cream and/or buttermilk and oil, reduced calorie 160 0.10
Creamy dressing, made with sour cream and/or buttermilk and oil, reduced calorie, cholesterol-free 140 2.56
Creamy dressing, made with sour cream and/or buttermilk and oil, reduced calorie, fat-free 107 0.14
Fat, beef tallow 902 0.00
Fat, chicken 900 0.00
Fat, duck 900 0.00
Fat, goose 900 0.00
Fat, mutton tallow 902 0.00
Fat, turkey 900 0.00
Fish oil, cod liver 902 0.00
Fish oil, herring 902 0.00
Fish oil, menhaden 902 0.00
Fish oil, menhaden, fully hydrogenated 902 0.00
Fish oil, salmon 902 0.00
Fish oil, sardine 902 0.00
Flaxseed oil 884 0.00
Lard 902 0.00
Margarine Spread, approximately 48% fat, tub 424 -0.58
Margarine spread, fat-free, tub 44 -0.76
Margarine, 70% vegetable oil spread, soybean and soybean(hydrogenated) 619 -0.63
Margarine, 80% fat, stick, includes regular and hydrogenated corn and soybean oils 705 -0.17
Margarine, industrial, non-dairy, cottonseed, soy oil (partially hydrogenated ), for flaky pastries 714 -0.17
Margarine, industrial, soy and partially hydrogenated soy oil, use for baking, sauces and candy 714 -0.17
Margarine, regular, hard, corn (hydrogenated and regular) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, corn (hydrogenated) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, corn and soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed (hydrogenated), with salt 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, corn and soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed (hydrogenated), without salt 714 -0.07
Margarine, regular, hard, safflower and soybean (hydrogenated and regular) and cottonseed (hydrogenated) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, safflower and soybean (hydrogenated) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, safflower and soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed (hydrogenated) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, soybean (hydrogenated and regular) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, soybean (hydrogenated) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, soybean (hydrogenated) and corn and cottonseed (hydrogenated) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed (hydrogenated) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, soybean (hydrogenated) and palm (hydrogenated and regular) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, soybean (hydrogenated) and palm (hydrogenated) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, soybean (hydrogenated), cottonseed (hydrogenated), and soybean 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, soybean, soybean (hydrogenated), and cottonseed (hydrogenated) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, hard, sunflower and soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed (hydrogenated) 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, liquid, soybean (hydrogenated and regular) and cottonseed 721 -0.17
Margarine, regular, stick, composite, 80% fat, with salt 705 -0.17
Margarine, regular, stick, unsalted, composite, 80% fat 719 0.12
Margarine, regular, tub, composite, 80% fat, with salt 716 -0.05
Margarine, regular, tub, unsalted, composite, 80% fat 716 -0.05
Margarine, regular, unspecified oils, with salt added 719 -0.05
Margarine, regular, unspecified oils, without added salt 714 -0.07
Margarine, vegetable oil spread, 20% fat 175 -0.03
Margarine, vegetable oil spread, 20% fat, without salt 175 -0.03
Margarine, vegetable oil spread, 60% fat, stick 518 -0.06
Margarine, vegetable oil spread, 60% fat, stick, no salt 519 -0.06
Margarine, vegetable oil spread, 60% fat, tub/bottle 531 -0.06
Margarine, vegetable oil spread, 60% fat, tub/bottle, unsalted 531 -0.06
Margarine, vegetable oil spread, stick/tub/bottle, 60% fat 526 -0.06
Margarine-butter blend, soybean oil and butter 714 -0.09
Margarine-like shortening, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated), cottonseed, and soy, principal use flaky pastries 628 0.00
Margarine-like spread, (approximately 40% fat), corn (hydrogenated and regular) 345 -0.04
Margarine-like spread, (approximately 40% fat), soybean (hydrogenated) 345 -0.04
Margarine-like spread, (approximately 40% fat), soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed 345 -0.04
Margarine-like spread, (approximately 40% fat), soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed (hydrogenated) 345 -0.04
Margarine-like spread, (approximately 40% fat), soybean (hydrogenated) and palm (hydrogenated and regular) 345 -0.04
Margarine-like spread, (approximately 40% fat), unspecified oils 345 -0.04
Margarine-like spread, 70% fat, liquid, with salt 621 -0.22
Margarine-like spread, approximately 60% fat, tub, soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed (hydrogenated) 540 -0.06
Margarine-like spread, fat free, liquid, salted 43 0.19
Margarine-like spread, made with yogurt, stick, salted 630 -0.09
Margarine-like spread, reduced calorie, 40% fat, stick, with salt 356 -0.06
Margarine-like spread, reduced calorie, about 40% fat, made with yogurt, tub, salted 330 0.29
Margarine-like spread, stick or tub, sweetened 534 -0.03
Mayonnaise dressing, no cholesterol 688 0.51
Mayonnaise, low sodium, low calorie or diet 231 -0.06
Mayonnaise, made with tofu 322 1.24
Mayonnaise, reduced-calorie or diet, cholesterol-free 333 -0.96
Meat drippings (lard, beef tallow, mutton tallow) 889 0.00
Oil, canola and soybean 884 0.00
Oil, corn and canola 884 0.00
Oil, corn, peanut, and olive 884 0.00
Oil, industrial, canola with antifoaming agent, principal uses salads, woks and light frying 884 0.00
Oil, industrial, coconut (hydrogenated), used for whipped toppings and coffee whiteners 880 -0.05
Oil, industrial, coconut, principal uses candy coatings, oil sprays, roasting nuts 884 0.00
Oil, industrial, palm kernel (hydrogenated), filling fat 884 -0.04
Oil, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated) and cottonseed, principal use as a tortilla shortening 884 0.00
Oil, olive, salad or cooking 884 -0.03
Oil, peanut, salad or cooking 884 0.00
Oil, sesame, salad or cooking 884 0.00
Oil, soybean, salad or cooking 884 0.00
Oil, soybean, salad or cooking, (hydrogenated) 884 0.00
Oil, soybean, salad or cooking, (hydrogenated) and cottonseed 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable safflower, salad or cooking, linoleic, (over 70%) 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable safflower, salad or cooking, oleic, over 70% (primary safflower oil of commerce) 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, almond 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, apricot kernel 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, babassu 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, cocoa butter 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, corn, industrial and retail, all purpose salad or cooking 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, cottonseed, salad or cooking 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, cupu assu 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, grapeseed 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, hazelnut 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, industrial, canola (partially hydrogenated) oil for deep fat frying 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, industrial, canola for salads, woks and light frying 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, industrial, coconut, confection fat, typical basis for ice cream coatings 884 -0.06
Oil, vegetable, industrial, mid-oleic, sunflower, principal uses frying and salad dressings 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, industrial, palm and palm kernel, filling fat 880 -0.09
Oil, vegetable, industrial, palm kernel (hydrogenated) , used for whipped toppings, non-dairy 884 -0.05
Oil, vegetable, industrial, palm kernel (hydrogenated), confection fat, intermediate grade product 884 -0.03
Oil, vegetable, industrial, palm kernel (hydrogenated), confection fat, uses similar to 95 degree hard butter 884 -0.03
Oil, vegetable, industrial, palm kernel, confection fat, uses similar to high quality cocoa butter 884 -0.05
Oil, vegetable, industrial, soy ( partially hydrogenated), all purpose 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated ) and soy (winterized), pourable clear fry 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated ), palm, principal uses icings and fillings 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated), multiuse for non-dairy butter flavor 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated), principal uses popcorn and flavoring vegetables 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, industrial, soy, refined, for woks and light frying 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, nutmeg butter 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, palm 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, poppyseed 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, rice bran 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, sheanut 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, sunflower, high oleic (70% and over) 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, sunflower, linoleic (less than 60%) 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, sunflower, linoleic, (approx. 65%) 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, sunflower, linoleic, (hydrogenated) 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, teaseed 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, tomatoseed 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, ucuhuba butter 884 0.00
Oil, vegetable, walnut 884 0.00
Oil, wheat germ 884 0.00
Salad dressing, bacon and tomato 326 -0.66
Salad dressing, blue or roquefort cheese dressing, commercial, regular 504 3.26
Salad dressing, blue or roquefort cheese dressing, fat-free 115 -0.25
Salad dressing, blue or roquefort cheese dressing, reduced calorie 86 0.70
Salad dressing, blue or roquefort cheese, low calorie 99 4.12
Salad dressing, buttermilk, lite 225 3.09
Salad dressing, caesar dressing, regular 528 0.31
Salad dressing, caesar, low calorie 110 -0.12
Salad dressing, coleslaw 390 0.98
Salad Dressing, coleslaw dressing, reduced fat 329 -0.53
Salad dressing, french dressing, commercial, regular 457 -0.76
Salad dressing, french dressing, commercial, regular, without salt 459 -0.76
Salad dressing, french dressing, fat-free 132 -1.80
Salad dressing, french dressing, reduced calorie 200 -1.08
Salad dressing, french dressing, reduced fat 232 -1.72
Salad dressing, french dressing, reduced fat, without salt 233 -1.72
Salad dressing, french, home recipe 631 -0.42
Salad dressing, green goddess, regular 427 0.23
Salad dressing, home recipe, cooked 157 1.43
Salad dressing, home recipe, vinegar and oil 449 -0.16
Salad dressing, italian dressing, commercial, regular 291 -0.65
Salad dressing, italian dressing, commercial, regular, without salt 292 -0.65
Salad dressing, italian dressing, fat-free 47 1.84
Salad dressing, italian dressing, reduced calorie 200 -0.41
Salad dressing, italian dressing, reduced fat 75 -1.36
Salad dressing, italian dressing, reduced fat, without salt 76 -1.36
Salad dressing, mayonnaise and mayonnaise-type, low calorie 263 0.81
Salad dressing, Mayonnaise dressing, diet, no cholesterol 390 0.98
Salad dressing, mayonnaise type, regular, with salt 390 0.98
Salad dressing, mayonnaise, imitation, milk cream 97 -0.01
Salad dressing, mayonnaise, imitation, soybean 232 -0.06
Salad dressing, mayonnaise, imitation, soybean without cholesterol 482 -0.16
Salad dressing, mayonnaise, light 324 0.73
Salad dressing, mayonnaise, soybean and safflower oil, with salt 717 0.60
Salad dressing, mayonnaise, soybean oil, with salt 717 0.60
Salad Dressing, mayonnaise-like, fat-free 84 -0.87
Salad dressing, peppercorn dressing, commercial, regular 564 -2.48
Salad dressing, ranch dressing, commercial, regular 484 4.62
Salad dressing, ranch dressing, fat-free 119 1.11
Salad dressing, ranch dressing, reduced fat 219 3.09
Salad dressing, russian dressing 355 -2.61
Salad dressing, russian dressing, low calorie 141 -1.93
Salad dressing, sesame seed dressing, regular 443 -0.65
Salad dressing, sweet and sour 15 -0.66
Salad dressing, thousand island dressing, fat-free 132 -2.50
Salad dressing, thousand island dressing, reduced fat 204 -3.68
Salad dressing, thousand island, commercial, regular 370 -1.14
Sandwich spread, with chopped pickle, regular, unspecified oils 389 0.43
Shortening bread, soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed 884 0.00
Shortening cake mix, soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed (hydrogenated) 884 0.00
Shortening confectionery, coconut (hydrogenated) and or palm kernel (hydrogenated) 884 0.00
Shortening frying (heavy duty), beef tallow and cottonseed 900 0.00
Shortening frying (heavy duty), palm (hydrogenated) 884 0.00
Shortening frying (heavy duty), soybean (hydrogenated), linoleic (30%) stabilizers with silicon 884 0.00
Shortening frying (heavy duty), soybean (hydrogenated), linoleic (less than 1%) 884 0.00
Shortening frying (regular), soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed (hydrogenated) 884 0.00
Shortening household soybean (hydrogenated) and palm 884 0.00
Shortening industrial, lard and vegetable oil 900 0.00
Shortening industrial, soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed 884 0.00
Shortening, confectionery, fractionated palm 884 0.00
Shortening, CRISCO 0 Grams Trans Fat Per Serving All-Vegetable, can 884 -0.01
Shortening, CRISCO 0 Grams Trans Fat Per Serving All-Vegetable, sticks 884 -0.01
Shortening, household, lard and vegetable oil 900 0.00
Shortening, household, soybean (hydrogenated)-cottonseed (hydrogenated) 884 0.00
Shortening, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated ) and corn for frying 884 0.00
Shortening, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated ) for baking and confections 884 0.00
Shortening, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated), pourable liquid fry shortening 884 0.00
Shortening, institutional, composite 894 0.00
Shortening, multipurpose, soybean (hydrogenated) and palm (hydrogenated) 884 0.00
Shortening, special purpose for baking, soybean (hydrogenated) palm and cottonseed 884 0.00
Shortening, special purpose for cakes and frostings, soybean (hydrogenated) 884 0.00
Shortening, vegetable, household, composite 884 -0.01
USDA Commodity Food, oil, vegetable, low saturated fat 884 0.00
USDA Commodity Food, oil, vegetable, soybean, refined 884 0.00
USDA Commodity Food, shortening, all purpose, soybean (partially hydrogenated) and cottonseed 884 0.00
USDA Commodity Food, shortening, type III, creamy liquid, soybean and soybean (partially hydrogenated) 884 0.00
Vegetable oil, avocado 884 0.00
Vegetable oil, canola 884 0.00
Vegetable oil, coconut 862 0.00
Vegetable oil, mustard 884 0.00
Vegetable oil, oat 884 0.00
Vegetable oil, palm kernel 862 0.00
Vegetable oil, soybean lecithin 763 0.00
Vegetable oil-butter spread, reduced calorie 465 0.16
Vegetable oil-butter spread, reduced calorie, tub, salted 450 0.14
Vegetable oil-butter spread, tub, salted 362 0.11

Remember: these tables help you make better food choices, but the only way to confirm they are having the desired effect is by measuring the pH (acidity/alkalinity) of your urine. This is a simple process using widely available pH test strips or meters.

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