Table 2: Potential renal acid loads (PRALs) of selected foods [20].

Food or food groupPRAL mEq of: Cl + P04 + SO4 − Na − K − Ca − Mg

Dairy
 Parmesan cheese34.2
 Processed cheese plain28.7
 Cheddar reduced fat26.4
 Hard cheese (average)19.2
 Fresh cheese (quark)11.3
 Cottage cheese plain8.7
 Yogurt whole milk1.5
 Ice Cream0.8
 Whole milk0.7
 Buttermilk0.5

Eggs
 Eggs yolk23.4
 Eggs white1.1
 Eggs chicken whole8.2

Meats
 Corned beef13.2
 Luncheon meat canned10.2
 Turkey9.9
 Veal9.0
 Lean beef7.8
 Frankfurters6.7

Sugars
 Sugar white−0.1
 Honey−0.3

Vegetables
 Cucumber−0.8
 Broccoli−1.2
 Tomato−3.1
 Eggplant−3.4
 Celery−5.2
 Spinach−14.0

Fats and Oils
 Butter0.6
 Margarine−0.5
 Olive oil0.0

Fruits and nuts and fruit juices
 Peanuts8.3
 Walnuts6.8
 Grape juice unsweetened−1.0
 Orange juice unsweetened−2.9
 Apples or apple juice unsweetened−2.2
 Apricots−4.8
 Banana−5.5
 Black currents−6.5
 Raisins−21.0

Grains and grain products
 Brown Rice12.5
 Rolled Oats10.7
 Spaghetti whole meal7.3
 Spaghetti white6.5
 Cornflakes6.0
 Rice white4.6
 Bread rye flower4.1
 Bread whole wheat1.8

Legumes
 Lentils green and brown3.5
 Green beans−3.1

Fish
 Trout brown10.8
 Cod fillets7.1

Beverages
 Beer pale0.9
 Coca-Cola0.4
 Beer draft−0.2
 Wine white−1.2
 Coffee infusion−1.4
 Wine red−2.4