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Why You Experience Indigestion After Eating Fruits

Find out what really causes indigestion after eating fruits

There could be several reasons why you experience indigestion after eating fruit such as:

  • Unripe fruits, citric nature, difficult to digest seeds.
  • Consuming an unseasonal fruit.
  • Imported fruits that have higher quantity of preservatives on it
  • This fruit does not work well with your body type.

Below are some solutions to focus on depending on your body type:

Endomorph: The endomorph body type can easily digest raw fruits that are astringent in nature, such as apples, apricots, berries, cranberries, cherries, figs, grapes lemons limes peaches, pears  persimmons, pomegranates, prunes and strawberries.

Mesomorph: Mesomorphs can consume sweet fruits like apples, pears, avocados, berries, cherries, coconuts, figs, dates, raisins, grapes, mangoes, watermelons, plums and pomegranates.

Ectomorph: Ectomorphs can eat sweet fruits like apple, applesauce, apricots, avocado, banana, berries, grapes, mangoes, melons and oranges.

If you have indigestion after consuming astringent fruits like apples and berries, stew them with some water. You can also add cinnamon, cardamom, clove, and pepper to improve digestion. Consume a warm bowl of fruit on an empty stomach for the best results in reversing constipation symptoms.

The following are stomach-settling remedies for those who experience indigestion from eating these fruits:

Musk Melon: Sprinkle some unrefined sugar on the fruit to sweeten it.

Water Melon: Pink salt and a pinch of pepper may be used to prevent bloating and water retention.

Cucumber & Tomatoes: Cumin powder may be added to aid the digestion of the complex water in these fruits.

Guava: Add some salt, cumin powder and organic chilly powder to the dish to stop indigestion from occurring.

Indian Blackberry: The best way to enjoy this fruit is by pairing it with salt, as doing so will moisten the fruit and stop your mouth from feeling dry and itchy.

Disclaimer: This content is for informational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice. Always consult with a healthcare professional before making any lifestyle changes.

Source: Nishteswar, Karra. “Ayurvedic Concept of Food and Nutrition.” Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences, vol. 6, no. 4, OMICS Publishing Group, 2016.


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