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What kind of food is to be taken to avoid acidity ?

I was affected by acidity please tell me what kind of foods can use normally? i was affected by acidity please tell me what kind of foods can use normally?
Asked On : Sat, 26 Feb 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
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Here are some tips for you acid problem if you follow it will be most minimize
a.Instead of eating three large meals in a day, it is advisable to consume smaller meals more frequently. When you lower the amount of food, it results in exerting less work load on the stomach, which in turn results in the stomach secreting less acid for digestion.
b. High-fat foods, especially those from fast food outlets, should be avoided. High-fat foods have a tendency of remaining longer in the stomach, which causes the stomach to secrete excessive acid to digest them.
c. Most importantly, avoid overeating. Overeating any food will cause the stomach to secrete excessive acid.
d. An upright position should be maintained while eating as well as at least 45 minutes after a meal.
When lying down, it is advisable to elevate the head of the bed by 6-8 inches.
e. It is a misconception that beverages flow quickly through the stomach, without the acid secretion being affected. Many types of beverages, like pop, wine and beer do stimulate the secretion of acid in the stomach, with beer being the worst. The acid can be doubled in your stomach inside an hour of consuming beer.

Avoiding Citrus Fruits, Caffeine, and Spicy Food:
Drinking Milk to Reduce Symptoms of Acid Reflux:
Answered: Tue, 29 Mar 2011
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Homeopath Dr. Preeti Balwani's  Response
Hi, welcome to healthcare magic,
First of all reason for acidity should be known. it can be-
bad dietory habits,eating oily and junk food,excess tea or coffee
Irregular times of eating
Eating in excess or not eating at all for hours
Excess worry about work or anything
excess use of painkillers, antibiotics or other drugs
Late sleeping, late rising
less physical work & more rest
so choose the reasons and try to remove them,simultaneously eat light, less spicy blend diet avoid chana, rajma, rice, take more water, juices(But not more citrus)
have lots of coconut water, milk, banana,etc.
Dont remain constipated.This will definitely work

Answered: Tue, 29 Mar 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Rajesh Lakhanpaul's  Response
Have more vegetables and less spices. Foods which are easily digested are preffered. Fast foods and stale foods are to be avoided. Bland diet is best diet. Milk is good avoid tea coffee . Have no tension be regular in exercise.
Answered: Sat, 26 Feb 2011
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