7 Foods To Avoid Eating On An Empty Stomach

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It is generally known that skipping breakfast, the most crucial meal of the day, is not a good idea. However, few people realize that you can’t eat whatever you want first thing in the morning because some foods aren’t beneficial for us when eaten on an empty stomach. The foods listed below should not be consumed on an empty stomach.

  1. Tomatoes

Tomatoes contain tannic acid, which can raise stomach acidity and cause gastric troubles if eaten on an empty stomach. Tomatoes should not be consumed on an empty stomach if you have oesophagal or ulcer problems.

2. Carbonated Drinks

It’s crucial to understand that soft drink consumption is not permitted at any time of day. Soft drink consumption on an empty stomach can promote stomach bloating, and consuming too many carbonated beverages can raise acidic conditions in the stomach, which can lead to oesophagal cancer. Mutations can also be caused by drinking too much-carbonated water.

3. Puff Pastries and Shortcrust Pastries

Yeast is abundant in puff pastries and shortcrust pastry, which might irritate your stomach lining.

4. Spicy foods

When you eat spicy foods on an empty stomach, you’re more likely to experience stomach irritation. This might cause acidic reactions as well as cramping. They have a very harsh and pungent flavour, which might cause indigestion.

5. Desserts

Taking anything sweet on an empty stomach is not recommended since the human body cannot produce enough insulin to maintain normal blood sugar levels when sugar is consumed. This is a surefire way to get eye problems. Sugar can also throw off the acid-alkaline equilibrium.

6. Yoghurt

The lactic acid in yoghurt is rendered useless by the acidity of empty stomach acid. Acidity is caused by the lactic acid bacteria found in these milk products being killed by the empty stomach acid.

7. Pears

If eaten on an empty stomach, the crude fibre in pears can harm the delicate mucous membrane and cause stomach ache. It’s best if you combine it with other grains like oatmeal.


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