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10 Foods to Avoid When Your Stomach Hurts

The Active Times Logo By Nicole Dossantos of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 11: In many cases, stomach pain can be easily treated with the use of medication or just letting time take its course. However, severe and ongoing stomach pain can reflect a major problem involving the organs in your stomach.According to research by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIH), 60 to 70 million people are affected by all digestive diseases in the United States, and 21.7 million of those people were hospitalized in 2010.*Related: 11 Ways to Prevent Stomach BloatingSome of the best foods for gut health include plant-based foods, almonds and bananas. Some of the worst are soda, artificial sweeteners and alcohol.

10 Foods to Avoid When Your Stomach Hurts

In many cases, stomach pain can be easily treated with the use of medication or just letting time take its course. However, severe and ongoing stomach pain can reflect a major problem involving the organs in your stomach.

According to research by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIH), 60 to 70 million people are affected by all digestive diseases in the United States, and 21.7 million of those people were hospitalized in 2010.

*Related: 11 Ways to Prevent Stomach Bloating

Some of the best foods for gut health include plant-based foods, almonds and bananas. Some of the worst are soda, artificial sweeteners and alcohol.

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