Certain food groups are considered acidic, alkaline, or neutral: Acidic: meat, poultry, fish, dairy, eggs, grains, alcohol. Neutral: Natural fats, starches, and sugars. Alkaline: fruits, nuts, legumes, and vegetables. With alkaline diets on the rise and the prevalence of acid reflux, many people avoid acidic foods. However, there’s a difference between acid-forming foods and foods with an acidic pH….