Another common mistake Dr. Gioffre sees is consuming moderate to high sugar acidic fruits such as bananas and berries. “They are high in sugar, and the bad kind which is fructose.” Fructose gets shuttled directly to your liver where it is stored as fat, he adds. “Low sugar alkaline fruits are fine, which are lemons, limes, grapefruit (they are citric acid, but alkaline-forming inside your body because they are low in sugar and high in minerals), avocados, tomatoes, coconut oil/meat/flakes/milk, and to some degree, watermelon.”