Nonetheless, some foods are not very good for us if eaten on an empty stomach. Such foods, not limited to, include the following:


Tomato contains tannic acid and eating it on an empty stomach can increase acidity in the stomach and may lead to gastric problems.

Carbonated Drinks

Taking soft drinks on an empty stomach can cause your stomach to be bloated.

Spicy Foods

Consuming spicy meals on an empty stomach increases the chances that you’ll feel some stomach irritation which can lead to acidic reactions and cramps.


Some African parents are guilty of this by comforting their children with sweets when they throw tantrum. When sugar enters an empty stomach, the human body won’t be able to secrete enough insulin to maintain its normal levels in the blood.


Yogurt contains lactic acid that is made ineffective by the acidity levels of empty stomach acid. The empty stomach acid kills the lactic acid bacteria present in these milk products and leads to acidity.

The medical information provided in this article is provided as an information resource only.