92 Alkaline Foods That Fight Cancer, Inflammation, Diabetes and Heart Disease

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

alkaline foods

4. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra virgin olive oil is loaded with vitamin E and monounsaturated fatty acids, making it a great addition to any diet.

5. Flax seeds

High in fiber and vitamin E, flax seeds are a very alkaline food – but they also have other benefits: they can reduce hot flashes in women(3) and help fight inflammation.

Other Foods To Include In An Alkaline Diet

The previously mentioned five foods are a good place to start when building any diet, but if you’re looking to alkalize your body, there are plenty of other alkaline foods to look to as well.

Alkalizing Vegetables

  • Alfalfa
  • Barley Grass
  • Beets
  • Beet Greens
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Chard Greens
  • Chlorella
  • Collard Greens
  • Cucumber
  • Dandelions
  • Edible Flowers
  • Eggplant
  • Fermented Veggies
  • Garlic
  • Green Beans
  • Green Peas
  • Kale
  • 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 Fruits

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  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Avocado
  • Banana (high glycemic)
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cherries, sour
  • Coconut, fresh
  • Dates, dried
  • Figs, dried
  • Grapes
  • Grapefruit*
  • Honeydew Melon
  • Lemon*
  • Lime*
  • Orange*
  • Peach
  • Pear
  • Pineapple
  • Rhubarb
  • Tangerine*
  • Tomato
  • Tropical Fruits
  • Umeboshi Plums
  • Watermelon

*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.

Alkalizing Protein

  • Almonds
  • Chestnuts
  • Millet
  • Tempeh (fermented)
  • Tofu (fermented)
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