If you’re adding salads to your diet for better alkalinity, you’ll want tasty dressings for added flavor. But don’t spoil your efforts with acidic dressings.
Now most dressings are near neutral. So they won’t make a difference to your total PRAL alkalinity. But some dressings will definitely give your salad more alkalizing power.
Before you use this PRAL Salad Dressings and Vegetable Oils List, you must understand and agree to PRAL Food Lists Principles
Acid-Alkaline Salad Dressings and Vegetable Oils List
I list dressings 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 salad dressing category, the average PRAL values are -0.12 per 100 grams and -0.07 per 100 calories. To put this in context, compare with other fats and oils in the Food Category List.
Your Alkaline Salad Dressings and Vegetable Oils
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 salad dressings and vegetable oils 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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