9 Things You Shouldn’t Do On An Empty Stomach
The familiar adage known by everyone is that we are what we eat, however, what we eat before a meal also has a significant impact on our health.
Below are nine things that you should never do on an empty stomach and as a bonus you will find information which you can do when you happen to be hungry.
It is important to note that taking anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), paracetamol, aspirin and other non-steroidal drugs on an empty stomach reduces their effectiveness. Moreover, serious health issues such as gastric bleeding are caused by taking anti-inflammatory drugs on an empty stomach.
Advice: Milk lowers the effect of anti-inflammatory drugs.
#8. Drink coffee
The production of acid is stimulated by drinking decaffeinated coffee on an empty stomach. Thus if you skip breakfast and drink coffee, then you are bound to suffer from digestive track issues and heartburn.
Advice: If you are in the habit of drinking coffee in the morning, try drinking it with cream and milk which can help reduce its negative effects.