Guest Post: Food Sources for Supplements

From the latest version of Vivian Goldschmidt’s Save Our Bones program*, (now called The Save Institute), “The Osteoporosis Reversal Protocol”:

Fabulous Foundation Foods

The Foundation Foods contain powerful nutrients that can supercharge your bone remodeling process to help you build strong and resilient bones faster than you ever thought possible.1

So let’s get started with the list of foods that contain good levels of the Foundation Supplements.

Highest Food Sources Of Calcium

Alkalizing Foods:

  • Yogurt, cabbage, broccoli, spinach, lima beans, collard greens, kale, mustard greens, sesame seeds, flax seeds, almonds.

Acidifying Foods:

  • None. Calcium is not absorbed from unfermented dairy products.

Highest Food Sources Of Magnesium

Alkalizing Foods:

  • Spinach, pumpkin seeds, almonds, lima beans, swiss chard, bananas, plantains.

Acidifying Foods:

  • Oat bran, brown rice, halibut, scallops, black beans, whole wheat bread.

Highest Food Sources Of Zinc

Alkalizing Foods:

  • Pumpkin seeds, almonds, tahini, yogurt.

Acidifying Foods:

  • Chickpeas, peanuts, cashews, dark chocolate, beef, turkey.

Highest Food Sources Of Boron

Alkalizing Foods:

  • Almonds, dried apricots, avocado, raisins, dates, grapes, peaches, oranges, pears, bananas, broccoli, carrots, celery, onions, honey.

Acidifying Foods:

  • Peanut butter, hazelnuts, cashews, walnuts, red kidney beans, chick peas, lentils, prunes.

Highest Food Sources Of Copper

Alkalizing Foods:

  • Almonds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, mushrooms, tomatoes.

Acidifying Foods:

  • Beef liver, unsweetened cocoa powder, dark chocolate, cashews, brazil nuts, pecans, walnuts, peanuts.

Highest Food Sources Of Manganese

Alkalizing Foods:

  • Artichokes, lima beans, pineapples, pumpkin seeds, spinach, strawberries, sweet potatoes.

Acidifying Foods:

  • Pecans, peanuts, brown rice, whole wheat bread, oats, pinto beans, garbanzo beans.

Highest Food Sources Of Silicon

Alkalizing Foods:

  • Cucumbers, alfalfa, bell peppers, tomatoes, romaine lettuce, spinach, beets, pumpkins, carrots, onions, cabbage, cherries, apples, oranges, raisins, almonds, honey.

Acidifying Foods:

  • Brown rice, rice bran, oats, barley, beer.

Highest Food Sources Of Vitamin D

Alkalizing Foods:

  • None. Sunshine is the best source of this vitamin.

Acidifying Foods:

  • Salmon, mackerel, sardines, unrefined cod liver oil.

Highest Food Sources Of Vitamin K

Alkalizing Foods:

  • Spinach, Brussels sprouts, green beans, asparagus, green peas, romaine lettuce, bell peppers kale, Swiss chard, watercress, broccoli, parsley.

Acidifying Foods:

  • None.

Highest Food Sources Of Vitamin B Complex

Alkalizing Foods:

  • Bananas, chili peppers, avocado, kefir.

Acidifying Foods:

  • Beef, liver, turkey, tuna, eggs, lentils, brewer’s yeast, wheat germ, brown rice, oats, peanuts, brazil nuts.

Highest Food Sources Of Vitamin C

Alkalizing Foods:

  • Oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes, tangerines, strawberries, raspberries, pineapple, watermelon, papaya, guava, kiwi, cantaloupe, cabbage, tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, sweet red bell peppers, brussel sprouts, parsley.

Acidifying Foods:

  • Cranberries, blueberries.

1 Muhlabauer, Li. “Effects of vegetables on bone metabolism.” Nature. 1999.



Till next time,

Please be kind to everyone you meet, for we all have our hidden sorrows. ~Tzaddi


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