FOOD ITEMS TO BE AVOIDED FOOD ITEMS TO BE CONSUMED

Grains

Grains

  • Almost all the whole grains are good for this problem.
  • Brown bread
  • Oat meal
  • Brown rice
  • Cereal

Note – They are rich in fiber and thus good for acidity problems.

   

Fruits

Fruits

  • High citrus fruits should be avoided
  • Oranges
  • Grape fruit
  • Cranberries
  • Lemon
  • All sour fruits
  • Watermelon
  • Yellow bananas
  • Musk melon
  • Papaya
  • Figs
  • Apple
  • Pear

Note – These are low citrus fruits and they don't form the gas hence provide relief in acidity

   

Vegetables

Vegetables

  • Asparagus
  • Green beans
  • Cauliflower
  • Pumpkin
  • All gourds are good to have like Bottle gourd, ash gourd,  ridge gourd (ghiya, petha, tori etc)
   

Non Veg

Non Veg

  • Avoid fried meat product
  • Baked, steamed and grilled poultry and meats
  • Egg white
   

Spices

Spices

  • Spices like red chili (lal mirch)
  • Green chili (hari mirchi)
  • Cloves (laung)
  • Black pepper (kali mirch)

Note – These spices should be avoided in the acidity problem because they cause the heartburn and stomach upset.

  • Fennel (saunf)
  • Carom (azwain)
  • Fenugreek (methi)
  • Cumin (jeera)
  • Coriander (dhaniya)
   

Other Food Items

Other Food Items

  • Caffeine
  • Fast foods
  • Carbonated drinks
  • Alcohol
  • High fat foods
  • Spicy foods
  • Hot drinks
  • Smoking
  • Tomato sauce
  • Herbal tea made from cumin-jeera, coriander-dhaniya and fennel seeds - saunf is good to have.
  • Take Indian goose berry –amla powder daily after meal.
  • Mixture of Indian goose berry, fennel and licorice powder in quantity of 1 tsp is good after each meal.
  • Lentils can be taken which are light to digest.
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