Today’s health tip: Ignore these foods on empty stomach

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Many of us unknowingly intake certain foods which troubles empty stomach in the morning. So, be careful before consuming the below following foods.

Tea and Coffee

Drinking tea on an empty stomach can suppress the secretion of gastric juices and reduces bile and acid in the stomach which aid in the overall digestion of foods and is essential to the process of secreting excess cholesterol from the body.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes packed with nutrients and high amounts of Vitamin C, also contain high levels of tannic acid which increases acidity in the stomach and can lead to gastric ulcers.

Yogurt

The primary reason to avoid putting yogurt on an empty stomach. The benefits of  the lactic acid bacteria found in yogurt rendered ineffective due to the high acidity of stomach acid.

Sugar

The sugar found naturally in fruits counteracted by its fiber. But copious amounts of fructose–especially on an empty stomach. Overloads the liver and can lead to liver damage.

Bananas

However, bananas contain high amounts of magnesium and potassium which can lead to an imbalance of magnesium and potassium in blood if you eat bananas on a completely empty stomach.

Alcohol

With no food in the stomach, alcohol travels straight to the bloodstream. Once alcohol in the bloodstream, it’s quickly distributed throughout the entire body, causing the blood vessels to widen