Nutritional beverages are mostly slightly acid-forming. But there are a few alkalizing nutritional beverages. However, that’s not the main concern in your alkaline diet. Because PRAL calculations are best applied to real food and drinks. Not highly processed factory foods.
Having said that, you might have a health condition where you are advised to consume nutritional drinks or shakes. So discuss the type of drinks that suit you best with your doctor, dietitian, or other qualified health professional.
Before you use this PRAL Nutritional Beverages List, you must understand and agree to PRAL Food Lists Principles
Acid-Alkaline Nutritional Beverages List
I list nutritional beverages with the lowest PRAL index first. Because these have the highest alkaline load. So the most alkalizing drinks show first. But you can click the food table headings to change sort order.
For the nutritional beverages category, the average PRAL values are 0.43 per 100 grams and 0.70 per 100 calories. To put this in context, compare with other nonalcoholic beverages in the Food Category List.
Your Alkaline Nutritional Beverages
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 nutritional beverages 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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