Is vinegar acid or alkaline?

Answer Vinegar is a combination of water and acetic acid, so it is an acid. The acidity of vinegar, which the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandates must be from 4 percent to 7 percent in products so... Read More »

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Is vinegar a high acid or high alkaline food?

Apple cider vinegar is considered an alkaline food. Other vinegars such as red wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar, rice vinegar and white distilled vinegar are all classified by Dr. Russell Jaffe from ... Read More »

Is lemon an acid or an alkaline?

Lemons are acidic because of their pH. The pH of a lemon ranges between 2 and 3--anything below a pH of 7 is considered acidic. Lemons also contain approximately 5 percent citric acid, which gives ... Read More »

Is Metamucil acid or alkaline?

Metamucil is a dietary supplement for fiber. It uses psyllium husks as the main source of fiber and thus must be taken with plenty of water. The resulting solution is alkaline, which may also help ... Read More »

Is starch an acid or alkaline?

Neither. Only substances that dissolve in water and break into particular ions can form acidic or alkaline solutions. Starch, a complex polysaccharide, does not dissolve. Starch in water forms a su... Read More »