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7 Acid Reflux Foods to Avoid

1. Citrus fruits

Oranges, lemons, limes, and grapefruits are acidic and can cause acid reflux. Avoid or moderate these fruits if you have acid reflux.

2. Spicy foods

Chili peppers, hot sauce, and curry can cause acid reflux. If you like spicy foods, cut back or stop eating them.

3. Fried foods

he lower esophageal sphincter, which separates the stomach and esophagus, is also pressured.

4. Chocolate

Caffeine and theobromine in chocolate relax the LES and increase gastric acid. Acid reflux can cause heartburn and indigestion.

5. Mint and peppermint

They relax the LES, allowing stomach acid to reflux into the esophagus, causing heartburn.

6. High-fat meats

High-fat meats like beef, pork, and lamb impede digestion and promote acid reflux. 

7.Tomato-based products

Tomato-based goods like pasta sauce and salsa are acidic and can cause acid reflux.

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