Avoiding Foods That Cause Gastritis and Stomach Problems

The classic symptoms of gastritis and severe stomach problems are acidity, usually the subject feels a "feeling of bloated stomach, slow digestion and belching, sour, bitter taste in the mouth, stomach cramps, followed by vomiting and nausea with dizziness and sweating.

In many cases, the dyspeptic syndrome, hypersecretory gastritis, comes from the excessive production of stomach acid. In these cases a proper diet can greatly help to manage the symptoms of gastritis. In other cases, gastritis does not depend on diet, but by bad habits such as alcohol abuse and / or smoke. In still other cases, the gastritis is dependent on the abuse of drugs such as anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs, which when taken for long periods are associated with a gastro), aspirin and antiplatelet. So, before setting up a diet for gastritis, we must discover the cause, to act on this and act accordingly, to find the dietary limiting symptoms and prevent relapse.

People suffering from gastritis should follow a diet that meets the recommendations for good digestion. They should also avoid heavy meals and focus on small meals frequently. If the gastritis is dependent on an excess of acidity, you should follow a diet low in foods that require strong acid secretions such as meat and fish, but focus on those that buffer the acidity such as dairy products, bread and starches in general.

In general we must also pay attention to foods such as some highly acidic fruits (oranges, mandarins, kiwis, lemons, strawberries, etc.). Foods that require lengthy digestion, such as those rich in fat cooked a long time will be limited to special occasions and not in large quantities.