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What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Red Onion

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Cheyenne Buckingham of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 2 of 5: Have you ever had too many red onions on a taco and immediately got heartburn? Onions can trigger symptoms of acid reflux, which is when stomach acid creeps back up into the esophagus and causes a burning sensation in the chest. In general, it's best for people who are susceptible to acid reflux to steer clear of onions, spicy foods, citrus fruit, alcohol, and tomatoes.Get even more healthy tips straight to your inbox by signing up for our newsletter!

1. They could aggravate acid reflux.

Have you ever had too many red onions on a taco and immediately got heartburn? Onions can trigger symptoms of acid reflux, which is when stomach acid creeps back up into the esophagus and causes a burning sensation in the chest. In general, it's best for people who are susceptible to acid reflux to steer clear of onions, spicy foods, citrus fruit, alcohol, and tomatoes.

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