These are the foods you should avoid with acid reflux

High-Fat Foods:

Fatty foods can delay stomach emptying and relax the lower esophageal sphincter, increasing the risk of acid reflux symptoms.

Citrus Fruits:

Citrus fruits and juices, such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and limes, are acidic and can irritate the esophagus, worsening acid reflux symptoms.

Tomato-Based Products:

Tomatoes and tomato-based products, including tomato sauce, salsa, and ketchup, are acidic and can trigger heartburn.

Spicy Foods:

Spicy foods, such as chili peppers, hot sauces, and spicy curries, can irritate the esophagus and worsen acid reflux symptoms in susceptible individuals.

Peppermint and Mint:

Peppermint and mint can relax the lower esophageal sphincter and may contribute to acid reflux symptoms.

Carbonated Beverages:

Carbonated beverages, including soda, sparkling water, and carbonated alcoholic drinks, can increase stomach pressure and lead to acid reflux symptoms.

Coffee and Tea:

Coffee and caffeinated tea can increase stomach acid production and relax the lower esophageal sphincter, exacerbating acid reflux symptoms.

Alcohol:

Alcohol can relax the lower esophageal sphincter and increase stomach acid production, leading to acid reflux symptoms.

Chocolate:

Chocolate contains caffeine and may also relax the lower esophageal sphincter, making it more likely to experience acid reflux symptoms.

Acidic Foods and Beverages:

In addition to citrus fruits and tomatoes, other acidic foods and beverages such as vinegar, pickles, and certain salad dressings.

   FOR   MORE STORIES..

Cross