The acid-base balance (PRAL-value)

Bereken PRAL-waarde

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Protein :
  gram (mg)

Phosphor :
  milligram (mg)

Potassium :
  milligram (mg)

Magnesium :
  milligram (mg)

Calcium :
  milligram (mg)

Product PRAL-value

PRAL-value Enter values

Calculation of the PRAL-value of food

PRAL (in mEq/d) = 0,49 x protein (g/d) + 0,037 x P (mg/d) – 0,021 x K (mg/d) – 0,026 x Mg (mg/d) – 0,013 x Ca (mg/d)

Table: PRAL-values of some foods.


Rice, basmati, raw+1,3
Pasta, Macaroni, raw+1,8
Pork, ribeye, entrecote+7,8
Chicken, breast, meat only, raw+10,7
Quark, cottage cheese, half and half+6,5
Cheese 40++22,5
Egg, whole, raw+8,9

Base forming

Beans, butter/green, raw-4,3
Hazelnuts, raw-2,4
Spinach, raw-13,4
Carrots, baby, raw-5,1
Tomatoes, red, raw-5,2
Raisins, seedles-13,2
Bananas, fresh-7,8


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