Eat as many raw, fresh fruits and vegetables as possible as these are alkaline forming foods and have rich concentrations of calcium and other important vitamins and minerals. Alkaline forming foods include: avocado, corn, dates, fresh coconut, most fresh fruits, most fresh vegetables, raisins, soy products and kelp.
Things to Avoid:
Avoid ALL animal products (all meats, chicken, turkey, fish, milk, cheese, cream, butter, eggs, etc...) All of these foods are acid forming and will continue to cause acidosis.
Avoid alcohol, white flour products (pasta, cereals, breads), oily foods, sugar, coffee, and soft drinks.
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