9 Foods and Drinks You Should Stop Eating On An Empty Stomach Right NOW

By The Captain November 2, 2020

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There might be a popular diet called The Morning Banana Diet which advocates the consumption of as many raw bananas as you want for breakfast but eating these fruits on an empty stomach might do more harm than good. Sure, bananas are packed with potassium, magnesium and dietary fiber but unripe bananas also have a pH of around 6.6 and can promote acidity in your body. Not to mention they are high in sugar and carbs, which can cause spikes in blood sugar levels more than other nutrients.

Eating acidic foods first thing in the morning can affect your intestines while the sugar rush and crash can deplete you of energy in just a couple of hours. With a long and busy day ahead of you, you don’t want to be drowsy and sluggish, trust me!

If you want to replace or mix your morning bananas with, here are 7 Foods That Pack Way More Potassium Than a Banana.

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Many people rely on their morning coffee to jump-start their mornings, become more alert and awaken their motivation for the day ahead. I’m one of them, actually, and as much as it pains me to say this, drinking coffee on an empty stomach is not the best idea. First of all, coffee is naturally acidic and can cause stomach acidity and heartburn, especially if you drink too much. More than that it can worsen acid reflux and aggravate symptoms associated with gastritis and ulcer.

If you want to know more about coffee and its positive or negative effects on the body, check out some of my other posts:


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