6 Best Foods to Eat for an Upset Stomach


Ginger's ability to suppress nausea associated with the recovery period after surgery, pregnancy, cancer chemotherapy, and sometimes motion sickness.

Ginger may reduce general surges of nausea in some people. Ginger can be found in many forms, such as lozenges, chews, candies, flavored drinks, teas

A way of eating that has been recognized for years as a method to control nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and vomiting, is the "BRAT" diet. 


This is an acronym which stands for bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast. These foods are gentler on your digestive tract and are generally more bland. 

The last food in the aforementioned "BRAT" diet is toast. This starchy food is mild enough to not overwhelm your senses when needing a snack


Or as part of a meal, which makes it one of the better choices of foods for an upset stomach. More neutral foods that don't give off a strong taste

Broth can be enjoyed via sipping by mug or by the spoonful from a soup bowl. This soothing and very light food/beverage should be able to easily be consumed


Without upsetting your stomach, while contributing to your hydration goals. Seek out reduced or low-sodium broth options, whether it be vegetable or animal-based.

You know that feeling of refreshment on a hot summer day from a nice, chilled popsicle? That same kind of relief might be able to be replicated amid


An episode of nausea. Try to select a popsicle made from 100% fruit, even if this means freezing a blended fruit smoothie or mixing 100% juices

Hard pretzels in stick or twist form are a terrifically easy snack choice if you are hit with nausea. Pretzels are crunchy and can be enjoyed slowly



While sitting down to relax while nausea subsides. They are another example of an easily digestible food with mild flavor and no off-putting smells.

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