The typical American diet creates an acidic state in the body’s tissue fluids. This weakens the body’s defense systems increasing the chances of sickness and disease. The food chart below will help you know what foods cause acidity in the body and which cause more alkalinity. Try to shift 60-70% of your food choices to the right to create a more alkaline state. Lifestyle choices such as this are a vital part of a wellness lifestyle for prevention and health maintenance.