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Cultivate a Taste for Bitters for Stomach Health

Cilantro, a bitter herb


In Low Stomach Acid – A Hidden Culprit in Indigestion we discovered that indigestion or heartburn symptoms may be caused by low levels of stomach acid (hypochlorhydria) instead of high levels, especially when the heartburn occurs after meals. Ingesting bitter foods/herbs about 30 minutes before meals stimulates the natural release of stomach acid and regeneration of the complete digestive tract.


Bitters Include Many Familiar Foods

You may be surprised to find out that “bitters” include many foods that you are familiar with already:


Bitter melon and gourd


Dark chocolate

Japanese eggplant

Jicama (this one surprised me … Read the rest