Fruits, vegetables, legumes and nuts tend to be alkaline, which means they have a relatively high pH. Some diets may prohibit meat because it is believed to be "acid-forming," increasing the acid level and therefore the ... More »

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An acid alkaline foods list classifies foods based on the effect that each food has on the body’s Ph level after it has been digested. Scientists can analyze a food's mineral content by incinerating the food to determine... More »

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Acidic and alkaline foods are foods that have either an acidic or alkalizing effect on the body upon digestion; acidic foods have an acidic effect, and alkaline foods have an alkalizing effect. Generally, most fruits and... More »

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Foods containing roughage, or fiber, include fruits, vegetables, cereals and grains, nuts and legumes and even some canned foods. Among fruits, raspberries offer the most fiber, with 8 grams of fiber in each 1 cup servin... More »

Foods with the highest fiber content include apples, berries, legumes, nuts and seeds, some cereals, grains and pasta, and vegetables like artichokes, green peas, broccoli and turnips. These foods contain the highest amo... More »

Some foods that have minerals in them are red meats, dairy products, leafy green vegetables, nuts, seafood, whole grains and fortified cereals. There are two types of minerals that the body needs, namely macrominerals an... More »

Avocados, soy, beans, almonds and fresh vegetables are all highly alkaline. Figs, ripe bananas, coconuts and watermelon are moderately alkaline. Fermented, frozen or canned vegetables are not included, nor is meat. More »

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