Foods to Eat and Avoid on an Empty Stomach


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Do eat Oatmeal

It creates a protective coating around the lining of your stomach which prevents hydrochloric acid from causing damage to the stomach walls. Oatmeal also contains soluble fiber which is beneficial in lowering cholesterol levels in your body.

Eating Yogurt and other fermented milk products

If you are eating yogurt on an emty stomach, then hydrochloric acid kills the lactic acid bacerias. That means eating milk product for breakfast has benefit for your body.

Eat Honey

Honey helps to awaken your body in the morning and provide strength and energy to your system. Honey also boosts your brain activity and increases the level of the ‘feel good’ hormone which is called serotonin.

Avoid eating citrus fruits

Citrus fruits are rich in fruit acids. When you eat them on an empty stomach, they can cause heartburn and also increase the risk of gastritis.

Avoid eating sweets

Eating sugar boosts insulin levels and may laed to diabetes.