Table 1

The potential renal acid load (PRAL) of foods15 31 (mEq of acid/3.5 oz.)

FoodPRAL
Parmesan cheese34.2
Processed cheese28.7
Cheddar cheese26.4
Egg yolks23.4
Hard cheeses19.2
Gouda cheese18.6
Corned beef13.2
Brown rice12.5
Salami11.6
Trout10.8
Liver sausage10.6
Luncheon meat10.2
Chicken meat8.7
Pork7.9
Beef7.8
Spaghetti, white6.5
Cornflakes6.0
White bread3.7
Yoghurt, plain1.5
Whole milk0.7
Coca Cola0.4
Tea−0.3
Grape juice−1.0
White wine−1.2
Broccoli−1.2
Coffee−1.4
Apples−2.2
Red wine−2.4
Lemon juice−2.5
Potatoes−4.0
Cauliflower−4.0
Zucchini−4.6
Carrots−4.9
Celery−5.0
Bananas−5.5
Spinach−14
Raisins−21