Approved Foods List

Alkaline Vegetables

  • Amaranth greens – same as Callaloo, a variety of Spinach
  • Avocado
  • Bell Peppers
  • Chayote (Chocho, Mexican Squash)
  • Cucumber
  • Corn - teosinte (originial corn)
  • Dandelion Greens
  • Garbanzo Beans
  • Green Banana
  • Izote – cactus flower/cactus leaf
  • Lettuce (all the varieties except iceberg lettuce)
  • Mushrooms (all, except Shitake)
  • Okra
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Poke Salad – greens
  • Purslane
  • Sea Vegetables (wakame/dulse/arame/hijiki/nori/Sea moss) 
  • Squash – except for pumpkin 
  • Tomato – cherry & plum only
  • Tomatillo 
  • Turnip greens 
  • Watercress 
  • Zucchini 

Alkaline Fruits

  • Apples 
  • Bananas – the smallest one or the Burro/mid-size (original banana) 
  • Berries – all varieties – no cranberries 
  • Cantaloupe 
  • Cherries
  • Currants
  • Dates
  • Figs
  • Grapes - Seeded
  • Lime (key limes preferred with seeds)
  • Mango
  • Melons – Seeded
  • Orange
  • Papayas
  • Peaches
  • Pear
  • Plums
  • Prickly Pear (Cactus Fruit)
  • Prunes
  • Raisins – Seeded
  • Soft Jelly Coconut
  • Soursop
  • Tamarind

Alkaline Grains

  • Amaranth
  • Fonio
  • Kamut
  • Quinoa
  • Rye
  • Spelt
  • Teff
  • Wild Rice

Alkaline Nuts and Seeds

  • Hemp seeds
  • Raw sesame seeds
  • Walnuts
  • Brazil nuts
  • Almonds (Jamaican)
  • Peanuts (Jamaican)

Alkaline Oils

  • Coconut oil (do not cook)
  • Olive oil (do not cook)
  • Avocado oil
  • Grapeseed oil
  • Hemp seed oil
  • Sesame seed oil

Spices and Seasonings/Mild Flavors

  • Basil
  • Bay Leaf
  • Cloves
  • Dill
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Sage
  • Thyme
  • Nutmeg (Jamaican)

Salty Flavors

  • Pure Sea Salt
  • Powdered Granulated Seaweed - (Kelp/Dulce/Nori - has "sea taste")

Sweet Flavors

  • 100% Pure Agave Syrup - (from cactus)
  • Date Sugar/ Syrup

Pungent & Spicy Flavors

  • Achiote
  • Cayenne/ African Bird Pepper
  • Coriander (Cilantro)
  • Habanero
  • Onion Powder
  • Sage

Herbal Teas

  • Allspice
  • Anise
  • Burdock
  • Chamomile
  • Elderberry
  • Fennel
  • Ginger
  • Raspberry
  • Sarsaparilla
  • Tila (Linden Flower)
  • Valerian