Acid Reflux - Food To Avoid

There are some food you should avoid to eat if you have acid reflux. These foods are acidic, but can have wither an acid-forming or an alkaline-forming effect in the body. The foods in these group are in themselves acidic. You can often feel the effect of these "acids" in your stomach after you've eaten foods from this category. Whether they have an acidic effect or an alkaline effect in further metabolic processes depends on various factors, including how they are combined with other foods and when they are eaten. Frequently, the act of combining these foods is the cause of the burning sensations in the stomach. But when you eat these foods also determines the further development of acids. The following is a list of some common food to avoid when you have acid reflux:
  • All sour-tasting foods and beverages
  • Berries
  • Citrus fruit
  • French cheese
  • Fruit juices
  • Pulses, such as lentils or peas
  • Sour milk or cream
  • Stone fruit
  • Unripe fruit
  • Vinegar