pH FOOD LIST

Acidity
0 to 3.6 Very acid - can be very bad for heartburn
3.6 to 4.5 Mildly acid - may or may not cause heartburn
4.5 or higher Not acid - most probably won't cause heartburn based on pH alone

Food Name pH (approximate)sort ascending pH approximate
Egg White 7.96 - 7.96
Conch 7.52 - 8.40 7.52 - 8.40
Peanut Soup 7.50 - 7.50
Cheese, Camembert 7.44 - 7.44
Corn, frozen, cooked 7.33 - 7.68 7.33 - 7.68
Tea 7.20 - 7.20
Tofu (soybean Curd) 7.20 - 7.20
Soy bean curd (tofu) 7.20 - 7.20
Wax gourd drink 7.20 - 7.20
Bird's nest soup 7.20 - 7.60 7.20 - 7.60
Milk, peptonized 7.10 - 7.10
Graham Crackers 7.10 - 7.92 7.10 - 7.92
Lobster, cooked 7.10 - 7.43 7.10 - 7.43
Sauce, Shrimp 7.01 - 7.27 7.01 - 7.27
Soybean milk 7.00 - 7.00
Lobster bisque 6.90 - 6.90
Lotus Root 6.90 - 6.90
Corn Soup, condensed 6.80 - 6.80
Pollack, filet, broiled 6.72 - 6.82 6.72 - 6.82
Palm, heart of 6.70 - 6.70
Smelts, Sauted 6.67 - 6.90 6.67 - 6.90
Arrowroot Crackers 6.63 - 6.80 6.63 - 6.80
Crabmeat, cooked 6.62 - 6.98 6.62 - 6.98
Soy infant formula 6.60 - 7.00 6.60 - 7.00
Spinach, cooked 6.60 - 7.18 6.60 - 7.18
Eggs, new-laid, whole 6.58 - 6.58
Bass, sea, broiled 6.58 - 6.78 6.58 - 6.78
Bread, Boston, brown 6.53 - 6.53
Lima Beans 6.50 - 6.50
Cream, 20 per cent 6.50 - 6.68 6.50 - 6.68
Anchovies 6.50 - 6.50
Chrysanthemum drink 6.50 - 6.50
Shrimp 6.50 - 7.00 6.50 - 7.00
Bass, striped, broiled 6.50 - 6.70 6.50 - 6.70
Crab meat 6.50 - 7.00 6.50 - 7.00
Vanilla Junket Dessert 6.49 - 6.49
Milk, Goat's 6.48 - 6.48
Peas, Chick, Garbanzo 6.48 - 6.80 6.48 - 6.80
Cauliflower, cooked 6.45 - 6.80 6.45 - 6.80
Peas, dried (split green), cooked 6.45 - 6.80 6.45 - 6.80
Cream, 40 per cent 6.44 - 6.80 6.44 - 6.80
Cereal, strained 6.44 - 6.45 6.44 - 6.45
Peas, dried (split yellow), cooked 6.43 - 6.62 6.43 - 6.62
Clam Chowder, New England 6.40 - 6.40
Porgy, broiled 6.40 - 6.49 6.40 - 6.49
Congee 6.40 - 6.40
Peas, frozen, cooked 6.40 - 6.70 6.40 - 6.70
Milk, cow 6.40 - 6.80 6.40 - 6.80
Flounder, filet, broiled 6.39 - 6.89 6.39 - 6.89
Arrowroot Gruel 6.37 - 6.87 6.37 - 6.87
Kale, cooked 6.36 - 6.80 6.36 - 6.80
Asparagus, frozen, cooked 6.35 - 6.48 6.35 - 6.48
Milk, condensed 6.33 - 6.33
Spinach, frozen, cooked 6.30 - 6.52 6.30 - 6.52
Lentils, cooked 6.30 - 6.83 6.30 - 6.83
Savoy Cabbage 6.30 - 6.30
Oyster Stew, condensed 6.30 - 6.30
Broccoli, cooked 6.30 - 6.52 6.30 - 6.52
Cuttlefish 6.30 - 6.30
Broccoli, frozen, cooked 6.30 - 6.85 6.30 - 6.85
Kelp 6.30 - 6.30
Peanut Butter 6.28 - 6.28
Avocados 6.27 - 6.58 6.27 - 6.58
Raspberry Junket Dessert 6.27 - 6.27
Puffed Rice 6.27 - 6.40 6.27 - 6.40
Mackerel, King, boiled 6.26 - 6.50 6.26 - 6.50
Peas, cooked 6.22 - 6.88 6.22 - 6.88
Corn, Golden Bantam, cooked on cob 6.22 - 7.04 6.22 - 7.04
Brown Rice 6.20 - 6.80 6.20 - 6.80
Cream of celery Saoup, condensed 6.20 - 6.20
Oatmeal, cooked 6.20 - 6.60 6.20 - 6.60
White Cabbage 6.20 - 6.20
Cod liver 6.20 - 6.20
Eel 6.20 - 6.20
Sturgeon 6.20 - 6.20
Razor Clams 6.20 - 6.20
Dates, canned 6.20 - 6.40 6.20 - 6.40
Trout, Sea, sauted 6.20 - 6.33 6.20 - 6.33
Scallion 6.20 - 6.20
Haddock, Filet, broiled 6.17 - 6.82 6.17 - 6.82
Swiss Chard, cooked 6.17 - 6.78 6.17 - 6.78
Cheese, Old English 6.15 - 6.15
Cantaloupe 6.13 - 6.58 6.13 - 6.58
Abalone 6.10 - 6.50 6.10 - 6.50
Coconut milk 6.10 - 7.00 6.10 - 7.00
Cream of Asparagus 6.10 - 6.10
Aloe vera 6.10 - 6.10
Egg Yolk 6.10 - 6.10
Herring 6.10 - 6.10
Flounder, boiled 6.10 - 6.90 6.10 - 6.90
Bluefish, Boston, filet, broiled 6.09 - 6.50 6.09 - 6.50
Noodles, boiled 6.08 - 6.50 6.08 - 6.50
Gelatin, plain jell 6.08 - 6.08
Mackerel, Spanish, broiled 6.07 - 6.36 6.07 - 6.36
Salmon, Red Alaska, canned 6.07 - 6.16 6.07 - 6.16
Cream of Wheat, cooked 6.06 - 6.16 6.06 - 6.16
Shredded Wheat 6.05 - 6.49 6.05 - 6.49
Asparagus, cooked 6.03 - 6.16 6.03 - 6.16
Scallop 6.00 - 6.00
Oyster, smoked 6.00 - 6.00
Cream of Mushroom, condensed 6.00 - 6.20 6.00 - 6.20
Rice White 6.00 - 6.70 6.00 - 6.70
Sea Snail (Top shell) 6.00 - 6.00
Soy Beans 6.00 - 6.60 6.00 - 6.60
Octopus 6.00 - 6.50 6.00 - 6.50
Rice Wild 6.00 - 6.50 6.00 - 6.50
Squash, Kubbard, cooked 6.00 - 6.20 6.00 - 6.20
Olives, black 6.00 - 7.00 6.00 - 7.00
Aloe Juice 6.00 - 6.80 6.00 - 6.80
Cream of Potato soup 6.00 - 6.00
Olives, ripe 6.00 - 7.50 6.00 - 7.50
Squid 6.00 - 6.50 6.00 - 6.50
Ginseng , Korean drink 6.00 - 6.50 6.00 - 6.50
Chayote (mirliton), cooked 6.00 - 6.30 6.00 - 6.30
Capers 6.00 - 6.00
Razor shell (sea asparagus) 6.00 - 6.00
Carp 6.00 - 6.00
Mushrooms 6.00 - 6.70 6.00 - 6.70
Curry sauce 6.00 - 6.00
Mushrooms, cooked 6.00 - 6.22 6.00 - 6.22
Melons, Honey dew 6.00 - 6.67 6.00 - 6.67
Mussels 6.00 - 6.85 6.00 - 6.85
Asparagus 6.00 - 6.70 6.00 - 6.70
Hominy, cooked 6.00 - 7.50 6.00 - 7.50
Water Chestnut 6.00 - 6.20 6.00 - 6.20
Clams 6.00 - 7.10 6.00 - 7.10
Brussels sprout 6.00 - 6.30 6.00 - 6.30
Spaghetti, cooked 5.97 - 6.40 5.97 - 6.40
Baby Food Soup, unstrained 5.95 - 6.05 5.95 - 6.05
Mushroom Soup, Cream of, canned 5.95 - 6.40 5.95 - 6.40
Artichokes, Jerusalem, cooked 5.93 - 6.00 5.93 - 6.00
Scotch Broth. 5.92 - 5.92
Peas, strained 5.91 - 6.12 5.91 - 6.12
Tuna Fish, canned 5.90 - 6.20 5.90 - 6.20
Milk, evaporated 5.90 - 6.30 5.90 - 6.30
Mackerel, canned 5.90 - 6.40 5.90 - 6.40
Beans, refried 5.90 - 5.90
Pate 5.90 - 5.90
Corn 5.90 - 7.30 5.90 - 7.30
Potato Soup 5.90 - 5.90
Corn, canned 5.90 - 6.50 5.90 - 6.50
Cheese, Cheddar 5.90 - 5.90
Chicory 5.90 - 6.05 5.90 - 6.05
Melons, Persian 5.90 - 6.38 5.90 - 6.38
Watercress 5.88 - 6.18 5.88 - 6.18
Carrots 5.88 - 6.40 5.88 - 6.40
Radishes, red 5.85 - 6.05 5.85 - 6.05
Wheatnena 5.85 - 6.08 5.85 - 6.08
Salmon, fresh, boiled 5.85 - 6.50 5.85 - 6.50
Cream of Potato soup, condensed 5.80 - 5.80
Garlic 5.80 - 5.80
Lentil Soup 5.80 - 5.80
Cream of shrimp soup, condensed 5.80 - 5.80
Grass jelly 5.80 - 7.20 5.80 - 7.20
Lettuce 5.80 - 6.15 5.80 - 6.15
Mangoes, green 5.80 - 6.00 5.80 - 6.00
Calamary, Squid 5.80 - 5.80
Vermicelli, cooked 5.80 - 6.50 5.80 - 6.50
Fennel, cooked 5.80 - 6.02 5.80 - 6.02
Cheese Dip 5.80 - 5.80
Chicken Broth, rts. 5.80 - 5.80
Squash, yellow, cooked 5.79 - 6.00 5.79 - 6.00
Romaine 5.78 - 6.06 5.78 - 6.06
Melon, Casaba 5.78 - 6.00 5.78 - 6.00
Black Beans 5.78 - 6.02 5.78 - 6.02
Turnip, white, cooked 5.76 - 5.85 5.76 - 5.85
Kippered, Herring, Marshall 5.75 - 6.20 5.75 - 6.20
Celery Knob, cooked 5.71 - 5.85 5.71 - 5.85
Cream style corn, condensed 5.70 - 5.80 5.70 - 5.80
Caviar, American 5.70 - 6.00 5.70 - 6.00
Shad Roe, sauted 5.70 - 5.90 5.70 - 5.90
Peas, canned 5.70 - 6.00 5.70 - 6.00
Pork & Beans, rts. 5.70 - 5.70
Celery 5.70 - 6.00 5.70 - 6.00
Cheese, Stilton 5.70 - 5.70
Parsley 5.70 - 6.00 5.70 - 6.00
Lettuce, Iceberg 5.70 - 6.13 5.70 - 6.13
Tubers 5.70 - 5.70
Sardines 5.70 - 6.60 5.70 - 6.60
Matzos 5.70 - 5.70
Escarolle 5.70 - 6.00 5.70 - 6.00
Pea Soup, Cream of, Canned 5.70 - 5.70
Lobster soup 5.70 - 5.70
Hearts of Palm 5.70 - 5.70
Zucchini, cooked 5.69 - 6.10 5.69 - 6.10
Oysters 5.68 - 6.17 5.68 - 6.17
Cheese, Swiss Gruyere 5.68 - 6.62 5.68 - 6.62
Yeast 5.65 - 5.65
Soda Crackers 5.65 - 7.32 5.65 - 7.32
Spinach, strained 5.63 - 5.79 5.63 - 5.79
Cauliflower 5.60 - 5.60
Four bean salad 5.60 - 5.60
String Beans 5.60 - 5.60
Red Cabbage 5.60 - 6.00 5.60 - 6.00
Ginger 5.60 - 5.90 5.60 - 5.90
Antipesto 5.60 - 5.60
Artichokes, French, cooked 5.60 - 6.00 5.60 - 6.00
Broccoli Cheese Suop, condensed 5.60 - 5.60
Beans 5.60 - 6.50 5.60 - 6.50
All Bran 5.59 - 6.19 5.59 - 6.19

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