One of the main tenets of the alkaline diet is to avoid acid foods. Acidic foods are bad and promote inflammation in the body and lead to a number of health problems.
While there is no definitive list of acidic foods, some common examples include dairy products, red meat, sugar, caffeine, and processed foods.
Foods to avoid on the Dr. Sebi alkaline diet
The Dr. Sebi alkaline diet is a plant-based diet that focuses on eating foods that are alkaline-forming and eliminating acidic foods. This means that the food you eat helps to maintain the alkaline pH balance of your body and create an environment in which disease cannot thrive.
There are a number of foods that are recommended to be avoided on the Dr. Sebi alkaline diet, as they are thought to be acidic and can potentially lead to health problems.
This list of foods not to eat includes all animal foods, and animal food products such as meats, eggs, and dairy; as well as processed and hybrid foods.
Dr. Sebi Bad Food List
The Dr. Sebi bad food list includes:
Animal products: meat, poultry, fish, eggs, dairy, honey, etc
Processed meats: bacon, hotdogs, etc
Processed foods: white flour, white sugar, artificial sweeteners
Processed flours: white flour, bleached flour, self-rising flour, enriched flour
Processed grains: white rice, white pasta, crackers, cereal, etc.
Refined oils: soybean oil, canola oil, corn oil
Acidic beverages: coffee, tea, alcohol, etc
Junk food: fast food, chips, candy, cake, cookies, pies, chips, etc.
Hybrid foods: hybrid fruits, vegetables, grains, spices, and herbs such as Cavendula bananas, brocolli, lemons, turmeric,
Hybrid/manmade herbs: aloe, mint,
Seedless fruits: seedless grapes, seedless watermelons, etc.
Microwaved meals: microwaved food is thought to be acidic and should be avoided
Packaged foods: anything that comes in a box, can, or package should be avoided
Canned foods: all canned foods high in sodium and other additives are be acidic
Artificial ingredients: MSG, artificial colors, flavors, and sweeteners
Artificial sweeteners: sugar, brown sugar, maltose, Equal, Splenda, NutraSweet, Sweet’N Low, etc
Fast foods: ready-made meals, diner nights, frozen dinners, and takeaways
Chemically-altered foods: margarine, shortening, trans fats, vegetable oils, MSG, aspartame, BHA, BHT, TBHQ
Diet and processed low-fat products: diet soda, low-fat cookies, reduced fat peanut butter, etc.
Packaged drinks: soft drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks, fruit juices, soda water, sparkling water
GMO foods: corn, commercially processed flours, corn meal, soybeans, canola oil, etc
Yeast products: Breads, cakes, buns, etc
Pesticide-ridden foods: Fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry, dairy, etc
Artificial flavorings and colorings: MSG, aspartame, yellow 5, blue 1, etc.
Preservatives: BHA, BHT, TBHQ, sodium nitrate, sodium benzoate, etc.
Other manmade products: growth hormone, rBGH/rBST, antibiotics, steroids, irradiated food, etc
|Animal Products||Processed meats||Processed flours/Grains||Refined Oils|
animal seafoods, etc
|white flour, |
|soybean oil, |
|Hybrid foods||GMO foods||Packaged foods||Canned foods|
|Cavendula bananas, |
|Fast foods||Junk foods||Packaged drinks||Pesticide-ridden foods|
|fast food restaurants|
|fast food, |
|soft drinks, |
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|Chemically-altered Foods||Artificial Ingredients||Yeast Products||Preservatives|
BHA, BHT, TBHQ
|BHA, BHT, TBHQ, |
Sodium benzoate, etc.
|Artificial Sweeteners||Diet and low-fat products||Acidic Beverages||Other products|
|Diet soda, |
Reduced fat peanut
|Growth hormone, |
Irradiated food, etc
The Dairy Myth: How Healthy?
Dairy has been consumed for thousands of years. However, as with any type of food, there are both benefits and drawbacks to dairy consumption. Some studies suggest that dairy consumption is linked to health problems like obesity and heart disease. There are a few different types of dairy products, including milk, cheese, butter, and yogurt.
The best approach to health is to avoid these foods and to follow a plant based alkaline diet. An alkaline diet is one that focuses on eating mostly fruits, vegetables, and other whole, unprocessed foods. This type of diet has been shown to improve overall health and well-being. It can also help prevent chronic diseases such as obesity, heart disease, and cancer.
The list of foods to avoid is long, but it’s important to know what they are in order to maintain good health. It’s also important to remember that Dr. Sebi’s approach is holistic, so his list of recommended foods should be followed.
So, if you are looking to improve your health, the list of foods to avoid provided by Dr. Sebi can be a great starting point. By removing processed foods, GMO’s, and animal foods from your diet, you can begin to see an improvement in your overall well-being.
Have you tried following the Dr. Sebi food list? What changes have you seen in your health since making these dietary changes? Let’s know in the comments.