Acidic and Alkalizing Legumes

Acid-Alkaline Beans, Peas, Legumes PRAL List

On average, legumes are slightly alkalizing. But there is a wide choice of alkaline and acid PRAL values within this list. So you cannot rely on category averages to assess your alkalinity scores. Instead, learn which of your favorite beans and peas are acid or alkaline.

Before you use this PRAL Beans, Peas, Legumes List, you must understand and agree to PRAL Food Lists Principles

Acid-Alkaline Beans, Peas, Legumes List

I list legumes with the lowest PRAL index first. Because these have the highest alkaline load. So the most alkalizing foods show first. But you can click the food table headings to change sort order.

For the legumes category, the average PRAL values are -0.57 per 100 grams and -0.41 per 100 calories. To put this in context, compare with other protein foods in the Food Category List.

Acidic and Alkalizing Legumes
Acidic and Alkalizing Legumes

Your Alkaline Beans, Peas, Legumes

Remember, factors such as growing conditions, variety, and preparation methods affect all food nutrients. USDA database values are an average of many samples. So your PRAL values for legumes will vary from day to day. But they are always an estimate of actual acid load on your kidneys. Which I explain more in the notes about PRAL principles on the category list page.

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