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What are some alkaline foods?

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  • AMehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answered
    What Are Some Alkaline Foods?
    The foods you eat can be causing a toxic acid overload, putting you at risk for diabetes, kidney damage -- even weight gain! Dietician Ashley Koff joins Dr. Oz to reveal which alkaline foods can help neutralize the acids in your body.
  • AJonathan B. Levine, DMD, Dentistry, answered
    Alkaline foods include:

    • Fruits: most fruits are alkalinizing: apples, apricots, avocados, bananas, cherries, oranges, grapes, peaches, pears, pineapples, strawberries
    • Veggies: beets, broccoli, carrots, celery, eggplant, garlic, green beans, kale, lettuce, mushrooms, onions, peppers, sprouts, squash, tomatoes
    • Nuts: almonds, flaxseed, pumpkin seeds
    • Proteins: eggs, chicken breast, tofu, yogurt
    • Beverages: fresh and unsweetened fruit juices, regular and herbal teas, vegetable juices, water
    • Seasonings: apple cider vinegar, chili peppers, cinnamon, curry, garlic, ginger, mustard, salt, all herbs
    • Oils
    • Dairy products
    • Sweeteners: stevia
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