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10 Pain-in-the-Gut Foods

10 Pain-in-the-Gut Foods

By Melinda Hershey, Health Educator

If you're trying to keep heartburn at bay, there are certain foods you should avoid. Here are 10 of the biggest heartburn offenders to watch out for!
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Fatty and Fried Foods

Cheese, french fries, steak and other fatty foods slow digestion and can cause added pressure on the lower esophageal sphincter (LES)--which makes heartburn symptoms worse. Cut back on your portions of rich foods to alleviate your symptoms.