Dietary choices greatly impact blood pH levels, but it is not the foods themselves that raise or lower the pH: It is the body that makes the adjustment in response to what we consume. Eating a healthier diet usually meaning more alkaline foods makes it easier to achieve a normal pH range. In this 4-page laminated alkaline pH levels quick reference guide we cover all aspects of pH levels. What is pH levels and how to balance and test for them How to increase pH levels Things to avoid What are alkaline foods The benefits of a balanced pH level along with helpful charts and graphs to guide your understanding and learning process. Recipes and food combining and more A poor pH balance in the body can cause many health problems and a general feeling of ill health. Too much acidity in the human body can lead to a variety of health problems. pH literally stands for potential of hydrogen. Water is neutral with a pH of 7.0. Anything below 7.0 is acidic, and anything above 7.0 is alkaline. If one's body is too acidic eat more alkaline foods to help balance it out. Alkaline forming foods include avocados, figs, honey, corn, raisins, molasses, coconut, fresh fruits and vegetables and soy products.