What foods should not be eaten on an empty stomach: Maryna Borzhevska named 6 main ones
Experts say that you should definitely have breakfast in the morning. After all, it is this meal that gives the body a boost of energy for several hours. But it should be remembered that there are foods that should not be eaten in the morning on an empty stomach.
"Some foods are better not to eat on an empty stomach to avoid health problems and to avoid worsening the condition of the intestines and esophagus," Maryna said.
6 foods to avoid for breakfast
Oranges and grapefruits irritate an empty stomach, so a glass of juice or half a fruit with breakfast is a bad idea. However, they are a great source of vitamin C and make a great dessert after lunch or dinner.
An innocent fruit eaten on an empty stomach can have a negative impact on the cardiovascular system. The high magnesium and potassium content also disrupts the potassium-magnesium balance and increases the load on the heart.
This fruit has very coarse fiber, which is very irritating to an empty stomach. It is best to eat them 2-3 hours after the main meal.
4. Soda and cold water
It is best to drink plain water at room temperature in the morning, as carbonated and cold water constricts stomach blood vessels and impairs local blood circulation, which can lead to poor digestion.
This drink is very irritating on an empty stomach. It is best to drink it after breakfast.
Very often, spices are added to an omelet, but it is better not to do so. For example, pepper can cause stomach discomfort when interacting with protein.
"We try to consume all these products after main meals," the expert summarized.