Health Tip: Some Foods and Drinks That Trigger
(HealthDay News) -- If you're prone to the painful burn of
heartburn, don't just pop an antacid -- watch what you eat to avoid
getting heartburn in the first place.
The American Gastroenterological Association lists these foods
and drinks to avoid, as they may trigger heartburn:
- Foods that are high in fat or fried.
- Foods with chocolate or peppermint.
- Alcoholic beverages, beverages with carbonation and all
- Mustard and ketchup, as well as tomato sauces.
- Acidic substances such as vinegar, citrus juices and citrus
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