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Top 10 food that cause acid reflux


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Top 10 food that cause acid reflux

  1. 1. Top 10 Foods That Cause Acid Reflux
  2. 2. Oranges and grapefruitscause acid reflux because of their acid content. Their actions become more prominent when consumed in an empty stomach!
  3. 3. A definite trigger,especially forthose who are more proneto acid reflux.
  4. 4. People with acidreflux problem are found to beintolerant to either or both garlic and onion
  5. 5. •Mexican foods•Pepper•Chili•Food stuffed withloads of pepper andspices…trigger acid reflux!
  6. 6. 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 acidsflow back to the esophagus.
  7. 7. Alcohol is a majoracid reflux agent, especially ifconsumed after a large meal.
  8. 8. Any beverage thatcontains caffeine – •Soda •Coffee •Teaif consumed in large quantities will give rise to acid-reflux problem.
  9. 9. Caffeine content or not, chocolate is a major offender!It relaxes the sphincter, making the stomach acids flow back to the esophagus
  10. 10. They cause gastricdistension, increasing pressure on theesophageal sphincter, thus triggering reflux.
  11. 11. 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