Alkaline Foods for Conception

Attaining a healthy PH balance is essential for reproductive health. If cervical mucous becomes too acidic, it can become hostile to sperm and prevent implantation (sperm favor an alkaline existence). For an ideal PH balance, 70-80% of your diet should be from alkaline foods, while 20-30% can come from acidic foods. Saliva is alkaline, so remember to chew your foods well to create an internal environment conducive to fertility.

Highest Alkaline Forming Foods:
String beans, banana, dandelion greens, dates, figs, prunes, raisins and Swiss Chard.

High Alkaline Forming Foods:
Almonds, asparagus, avocado, fresh beans, beets, black-berries, carrot, cranberries, chives, endive, sour grapes, kale, dried peach, persimmon, plum, pomegranate, raspberries, rooibos tea and spinach.

Alkaline Forming Foods:
Agar, alfalfa, apple, fresh apricot, globe artichokes, bamboo shoots, snap beans, sprouted beans, most berries, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, cantaloupe, cauliflower, celery, cherries, chestnuts, chicory, coconut milk, collards, corn (when fresh), cucumbers, daikon, eggplant, escarole, garlic, ginger root, gooseberry, grapefruit, guava, horseradish (fresh and raw), kelp, kohlrabi, leek, lemon, lettuce, line, loganberry, mango, melons, raw, milk, m millet, acidophilus yogurt and whey.

Neutral Oils:
Almond, avocado, coconut, cottonseed, linseed (flaxseed), olive, safflower, sesame, sunflower, and walnut.

Highest Acid Forming Foods:
Alcohol, artichoke root, barley, bread, buckwheat, caffeine, coffee, corn (when processed and not fresh), custards, drugs, most flours, ginger preserves, honey, lentils, pate, oatmeal, peanuts rice, rye grain, soy bred, soy noodles, sorghum, spaghetti, and other pastas, sugar cane, raw beets tobacco, walnut, wheat.

Acid Forming Foods:
Dried beans, cashews, coconut, cranberry juice and concentrate, egg yolk, filberts, fruit jellies, (canned jams, sulfured, sugared, dried), grapes, pasteurized milk products, dry peas, pecans, Damson plums, tofu, fries and water chestnuts.

Acid Forming Fats:
Butter, cream, margarine and lard.

7 Comments to “Alkaline Foods for Conception”

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  3. I am a Neonatal ICU RN and want to share with you that a total body nutritional cleanse can help get your body in peak alkalinity for conception… with super food shakes that have live enzymes, and an aloe vera cleansing drink loaded with nutrients. Learn more at the links on and I can coach you personally. Good Luck… my husband also highly recommends a fertility booster called “For Men Only”, a supplement you can get at GNC. And Keep “it” Fun… Relax, Love, and Think Positive!!

  4. Avatar Zoe says:

    Great blog post, alkalising is so important for health & conception. Have you come across Dr Robert Young, author of the pH miracle. He has been researching the benefits of an alkaline diet for over 30 years and he has found some of the foods on your alkaline list as acidic.

  5. Avatar David says:

    new organic, gluten free protien powder and greens.
    The new Alkaline Movement

  6. Avatar David says:

    sorry…typo…the new Alkaline Movement

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