Wednesday, May 18, 2011
It is so important for people with gastritis or those who suffering from inflammation of the lining of the stomach, Actually Gastritis is the medical term for almost any stomach upset, sometimes also referred to as gastroenteritis .
The most common cause of gastritis is a dietetic indiscretion such as habitual overeating; eating of badly combined or improperly cooked foods; excessive intake of strong tea, coffee, or alcoholic drinks; or habitual use of large quantities of condiments and sauces.
Foods you have to Avoid :
* Alcohol, black and red pepper, chilies, chili powder, and hot peppers often irritate the stomach lining. Foods with caffeine can increase the amount of stomach acid. These foods include coffee (regular and decaf), teas, colas, cocoa, chocolate. Avoid or limit these items if they cause you pain.
* Limit your intake of peppermint, fatty foods, tomatoes, tomato juice,and citrus juices. If they cause heartburn or pain in your esophagus. You may need to limit seasonings such as onions, garlic, cinnamon, and cloves if they upset your stomach.