Worst Foods for Your Stomach

Refined Carbs

The simple carbohydrates in refined grains and highly processed foods like chips, white bread, and soda, can cause bloating, gas, and cramping

 Soup, Ham, and  High-Sodium Foods

A ham sandwich packs over 1,117 milligrams. TGI Fridays Chicken Parm Pasta wins the prize with 4,130 mg of sodium; that's almost double the 2,300 mg recommended limit

 Low-Fat Yogurt

Low-fat yogurt can be a useful source of protein on a weight-loss diet. ... Greek yogurt is available in full fat, reduced or low fat and non-fat or zero 

Spicy Foods

Spicy foods may be good for your health for some people, except when they trigger "burning diarrhea spicy foods almost every day of the week had a 14% risk reduction in total mortality

Fried Foods

The list of foods that are irritative to the stomach and may make gastritis worse is long and varied,


These carbohydrates can cause gas pain and bloating in people who are sensitive to them, especially those suffering from irritable bowel syndrome

Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners like sucralose and aspartame that are found in "diet" foods like sodas and sugar-free candy can cause gut microbiome imbalances

Energy Drinks

Energy drinks contain caffeine and other stimulants and the water-soluble vitamin B3 known as niacin. The high caffeine content drinks have been shown to cause upset stomach

Sugary Cereals

Non-organic grains used in sugary cereals—and especially oats—contain herbicides like glyphosate that can cause damage to the gut biome

Coffee, Alcohol

The caffeine in coffee is irritating to the stomach lining, but even healthy choices like very acidic foods like citrus fruits, orange juice, and tomato juice can irritate the stomach

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