Don’t Eat These Foods On Empty Stomach!

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If skipping your breakfast is one health mistake, eating an unhealthy breakfast is another mistake. Most of us focus too much on foods to eat on empty stomach.

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But there are some foods which could harm your health when consumed on empty stomach. But some of us do eat them on a daily basis unknowingly.

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What are they? Well, you can eat fresh fruits, oatmeal, eggs, bread, salad and upma in the morning, but avoid the following foods...

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Spicy Items

If you eat spicy dishes on empty stomach, your stomach experiences a burning sensation as the food might irritate your intestinal lining.

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Diary

Though yoghurt is not a bad thing on empty stomach, it could cause acid reflux and flatulence in some. That is due to the presence of lactic acid in milk.

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Soft Drinks

Those drinks are bad not only on empty stomach; they are unhealthy all the time. When you drink a fizzy drink on empty stomach, it causes certain gaps in the digestive tract. This could make you feel bloated. Also, the fructose in them is unhealthy sugar.

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Coffee

Most of us start the day with caffeine but the sad part is that it could stimulate hydro-chloric acid when consumed on empty stomach. When there isn't food in the stomach, the secreted acid could irritate the stomach lining.

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Beans

Beans on empty stomach could cause flatulence and gas. Your body may find it tough to breakdown beans and this could cause fermentation of beans in your system.

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Beer

Drinking beer on empty stomach is the craziest thing to do. It could cause burning sensation, headache and also bloating.

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Citrus Fruits

Though they are healthy, people who have stomach issues should not consume them on empty stomach as they may cause acidity, heartburn and ulcers. They contain acid.

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Tomato

Even tomato contains an acid which could cause gastric ulcer and acidity when consumed on empty stomach.

Read more about: nutrition, diet, health, fruits, eggs, oatmeal, breakfast
Story first published: Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 7:40 [IST]
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