Many foods contribute to the symptoms of acid reflux. Such as belching, colic under the epigastric region, similar to indigestion and heartburn. Each person may have different symptoms after eating. The foods that are most likely to cause acid reflux include:
- high fat diet
Fatty foods can cause the lower esophageal sphincter to sag and not close properly. causing stomach acid to flow back into the esophagus thus causing heartburn following symptoms Including high-fat foods may stimulate the body to produce the hormone cholecystokinin (CCK), which also relaxes the lower gastric sphincter UFABET
In addition, foods that are high in fat are difficult to digest. therefore remaining in the stomach and taking a long time to digest This may encourage acid reflux in another way. People with acid reflux should avoid fried foods. fast food and foods high in saturated fat, such as butter, cheese, and chocolate.
- spicy food
Spicy foods contain capsaicin, which can slow down digestion. makes the food we eat stay in the stomach longer And may provoke acid reflux. In addition, eating spicy food can cause more irritation to the lining of the esophagus. People with GERD should avoid eating spicy foods. to prevent burning sensation.
- Some fruits and vegetables
Some fruits and vegetables. Such as onions, garlic, tomatoes, lemons, oranges, pineapples. As well as pickled fruits and vegetables. Sour fruit juices And tomato sauce is considered a highly acidic food. causing gas in the gastrointestinal tract. As a result, it can cause irritation to the digestive system and cause symptoms easily.