The typical American diet is full of foods like meat and dairy products that tend to increase the acidity of your blood. Recent research suggests that eating too many acid-promoting foods could potentially damage your kidney and your liver and might even raise diabetes risk. But you can help negate acid’s negative effects on the body by balancing your diet with foods that promote an alkaline body environment.
Adding more of these 25 foods into your diet could help support organ health and trim your body mass. The foods are ordered from most neutral to most alkaline-promoting. You can also check if your favorite foods could be filling you up with acids with this list of 25 acid-promoting foods.
- Draft beer (most neutral)
- White wine
- Mineral water
- Red wine
- Green beans
- Raisins (most alkaline-promoting)
To learn about more ways to keep your body's environment alkaline, check out this alkaline meal plan.