Top ten food that cause acidity

  1. Oranges and grapefruits cause acid reflux because of their acid content. Their actions become more prominent when consumed in an empty stomach!
  2. A definite trigger, especially for those who are more prone to acid reflux.
  3. People with acid reflux problem are found to be intolerant to either or both garlic and onion.
  4. Mexican foods, Pepper, Chili Food stuffed with loads of pepper and spices…trigger acid reflux!
  5. You thought an after-meal mint is good, but is not! It relaxes the sphincter muscle lying between the stomach and esophagus. Hence, the stomach acids flow back to the esophagus.
  6. Alcohol is a major acid reflux agent, especially if consumed after a large meal.
  7. Any beverage that contains caffeine – Soda ,Coffee Tea if consumed in large quantities will give rise to acid-reflux problem.
  8. Caffeine content or not, chocolate is a major offender!It relaxes the sphincter, making the stomach acids flow back to the esophagus.
  9. They cause gastric distension, increasing pressure on the esophageal sphincter, thus triggering reflux.
  10. Fat slows down digestion. The result is a big distended stomach, increasing the pressure on the esophageal sphincter. Results in increased chances of Acid Reflux

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