15 Foods To Avoid With Reflux

foods to avoid with reflux

Let’s discover the unrevealed secret on what foods you should avoid for heartburn or reflux.

Having a reflux problem may cost you pain when it happens, and the most common cause is food you eat.

In my last article on how to cure heartburn naturally, we are talking about the best natural cure for heartburn and reflux, and here we are going to talk about the foods you should avoid with reflux.

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List of foods to avoid with reflux

  1. Alcohol

Beer, cocktail and wine will trigger your reflux as soon as you take it. You must remember that and take pure water instead.

  1. Chocolate

Having a heartburn then you should avoid chocolate, it will make your stomach allow acid turn back it and cause heartburn.

  1. Caffeine

A cup of coffee for the morning is good for your health and makes you feel fresh, but if you take too much, then it will let reflux occur.

If you want to drink more than I suggest to go for herbal tea such as green tea and so on.

The herbal tea also contains of caffeine, but it has at a lower rate than coffee beside that green tea helps your body burn fatter at the same time.

  1. Carbonated Beverages

Carbonated Beverages
It will produce more acid in your stomach and a lot of pressure going on then it will trigger reflux in no time.

  1. Fried food

Fried food
It contains of high-fat and, you should avoid it. It will cause your chest pain after having a few of fried food.

You can go with baked fish or something with low fat contains.

  1. Garlic and Onion

Garlic and Onion
You should count these two common foods to your foods to avoid for a heartburn list. It can be found in most junk food that you take every day. You must be aware it and told the cook do not put those in your food.

  1. High-fat dairy products

Butter and cheese will trigger your reflux if you take more of it, try to eat less or replace with low-fat dairy products.

  1. High-fat meats

Beef and pork are those foods you should avoid. It stays in your stomach longer than you think and with longer stay, it will produce more acid, which will cause reflux.

  1. Orange

It is a very acidic fruit, and you should avoid it. This also includes orange juice.

  1. Peppermint

You can take peppermint any time. It’s really good for your health but not after having a big meal, it will cause your sphincter muscle relax and trigger heartburn.

  1. Soda

Soda is also a carbonated beverage that you should avoid. It occurs same as carbonated beverages.

This also includes diet soda drink, coke diet Pepsi and so on.

  1. Spicy Foods

Spicy Foods
If you like spicy Thai food or spicy Mexican food, then you probably not order these kinds of food, go with clean food and less spicy.

Spicy produce more acid in stomach and will trigger your reflux.

  1. Tomato

It is a highly acidic food, and you should not take so much of tomato. This includes tomato juice.

  1. Whole Milk

When you drink milk and it weakens your muscle valve and trigger reflux, this also includes any product that contains milk.

  1. Yogurt

Yogurt is good for your health. It contains high of vitamin D, protein and calcium, and also milk and high fat.

If you want to take yogurt, choose one without milk and low fat one.

Short Video on Acid Reflux: Foods to AVOID

You must know what you can eat and foods to avoid for reflux, the easiest way to do is taking a list of food that you should avoid and tell the chef must not put those foods in your meal if you go to your favorite restaurant. This can help you avoid reflux from happening.


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