Acid Forming are destructive to vibrant health and should only be consumed in moderation when not cleansing if you are aspiring to be radiantly healthy. These foods include:
Black or white pepper
Baked goods such as pastries
Canned or microwaved fruits & vegetables
Coffee or caffeine
Foods cooked with oil
Grains, except quinoa and millet
Meat, fish, poultry, shellfish
Salt (including Celtic, Sea & Himalayan)
Soy (tofu, tempeh, etc.)
Sugar, white and processed
Tea, unless caffeine free
Vinegar, distilled or pasteurized
Wheat, all forms
** Alcoholic beverages are highly acid forming, destroy friendly bacteria in the digestive system and hinder the cleansing process.
Herbal extracts may be used while cleansing however. The best way to dissolve any alcohol is to let it evaporate in warm or hot water.
+ Processed and microwaved foods lack enzymes and minerals, making it difficult for your body to get the nutrients it needs.