Foods that cause Heartburn


What are the foods that causes heartburn


Heartburn is a common problem which affects over 60 million Americans at least once a month and over 15 million people daily. Heartburn is caused by the backward movement of the stomach acid into the oesophagus which is the tube that connects the mouth and the stomach.

Some of the foods that cause heartburn are fatty acids, tomatoes, spicy foods, milk, garlic, coffee, cola, tea, peppermint, chocolate and some carbonated beverages which causes belching.

Source: Harvard, Stanford