Acid-Alkaline Soups, Sauces, and Gravies Food Chart

The values for this acid-alkaline soups, sauces, and gravies food chart are explained in my Basic Acid Alkaline Food Chart Introduction.

If you have any questions about this information, or have any suggestions for improvements, please add your comments below. These acid-alkaline foods charts are an introduction to this food diary project. I will provide you with your free online food diary. These charts are basic, but the finished project will be rich with many features that allow you to manage your diet. I have many ideas for turning this basic information into an interactive service to help you plan your diet, but I also want your ideas. Your feedback will help me move this project quickly to provide you with better nutrition management tools. Click to browse the Acid-Alkaline Soups, Sauces, and Gravies Food Chart

What Nutrition Data Do You Need?

In this first phase of the food diary project, I have imported some nutrition data from another health project.

Though this initial data focuses on Potential Renal Acid Load (PRAL) and calories, the food diary will contain many more nutrition values.

The food diary will initially be based on enhanced USDA data. This public domain data is widely used by many online food diaries, but it does have some drawbacks.

These easiest one to overcome is the one I have already tackled. PRAL is a calculated value, but it is not present in the original USDA nutrition tables. A simple calculation allows me to present PRAL values in a usable format, which should cater for all those people interested in acid-alkaline diets. But is this enough? Is NEAP important to you?

Are there other nutrition values that are important to you?

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Acid-Alkaline Beverages Chart

The values for this acid-alkaline beverages chart are explained in my Basic Acid Alkaline Food Chart Introduction.

If you have any questions about this information, or have any suggestions for improvements, please add your comments below. This chart is an introduction to my project to provide you with your free online food diary, but I’ve barely scratched the surface. I have loads of ideas for turning this basic information into an interactive service to help you plan your diet, but I also want your ideas. Your feedback will help me move this project quickly to provide you with better nutrition management tools.

I have recently introduce an alkaline beverages list with fewer drinks, but more nutrition detail. Please tell me what you think in the alkaline beverages discussion. Also, I’ve put all the alcoholic beverages listed below into a new Alkaline Alcoholic Drinks List, with extra nutrition data besides PRAL.

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Acid-Alkaline Breakfast Cereals Chart

The values for this acid-alkaline Breakfast Cereals chart are explained in my Basic Acid Alkaline Food Chart Introduction.

If you have any questions about this information, or have any suggestions for improvements, please add your comments below. I have published this information as an introduction to my project to provide you with your free online food diary. Your feedback will help me move this project quickly to provide you with better nutrition management tools. In the latest update, I have focused on Key Foods and added extra nutrition data to the alkaline breakfast list. Click to browse the Acid-Alkaline Breakfast Cereals Chart

Acid-Alkaline Pork Products Food Chart

The values for this acid-alkaline pork products food chart are explained in my Basic Acid Alkaline Food Chart Introduction.

If you have any questions about this information, or have any suggestions for improvements, please add your comments below. I have published this information as an introduction to my project to provide you with your free online food diary. Your feedback will help me move this project quickly to provide you with better nutrition management tools. Click to browse the Acid-Alkaline Pork Products Food Chart

Acid-Alkaline Fast Food Chart

The values for this acid-alkaline fast food chart are explained in my Basic Acid Alkaline Food Chart Introduction.

If you have any questions about this information, or have any suggestions for improvements, please add your comments below. This chart is an introduction to my project to provide you with your free online food diary, but I’ve barely scratched the surface. I have loads of ideas for turning this basic information into an interactive service to help you plan your diet, but I also want your ideas. Your feedback will help me move this project quickly to provide you with better nutrition management tools. Click to browse the Acid-Alkaline Fast Food Chart

Acid-Alkaline Sweets Food Chart

The values for this acid-alkaline sweets food chart are explained in my Basic Acid Alkaline Food Chart Introduction.

If you have any questions about this information, or have any suggestions for improvements, please add your comments below. I have published this information as an introduction to my project to provide you with your free online food diary. Your feedback will help me move this project quickly to provide you with better nutrition management tools.

Click to browse the Acid-Alkaline Sweets Food Chart

Basic Acid Alkaline Food Chart Introduction

This introduction to my basic acid alkaline food charts describes how they are structured. It also acts as an index to the charts, which are organized by USDA nutrition food groups.

This is the first set of charts to use PRAL Scores to rank foods by acid or alkaline effect. Later charts have more features and focus on popular foods.

Why Use Acid-Alkaline Food Charts?

Alkalizing your body (which essentially means ensuring your urine is alkaline) has many health benefits, though not as many as some merchants claim. Taking baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) works for many health problems. Unfortunately, it can raise blood pressure, so an alternative is useful.

This is where increasing your pH level through food comes in. There is a lot of information on the Internet about alkalizing diets and acid-alkaline balance. Much of this is confusing and sometimes contradictory.

First of all, the effect of food on the body is nothing to do with the pH of the food itself. The important measurement is how the food changes the pH of your body after it has been digested. Often sour foods like lemon juice will actually raise pH after digestion, making the body more alkaline.

Secondly, alkalizing the body with food does not mean that you must stop eating lots of different foods. The opposite is true. You must eat a wide variety of food, choosing acidifying foods as well as alkalizing ones, which, in total, have an overall alkalizing effect.

Other Acid-Alkaline Food Factors

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