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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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As For Other Foods, Do Tomatoes Or gluten-free Bacan Make Anyone Else React?
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I seem to get acid reflex feelings after I eat the 2 foods together. Any ideas on how to quiet my symptoms? I love tomatoes but don't want indigestion all afternoon.

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That's a loaded question...lol.  Don't eat the two foods together? 

 

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Acidic tomato and greasy bacon is a perfect combination for heartburn and GERD flareups.  Since you put this in the super sensitive to gluten section, are you thinking this is from gluten?  

 

Anyways, with my acid reflux, fatty foods bother it, and so do acidic foods.  Eating them together is a perfect recipe for terrible indigestion.  I try to cushion it on my stomach by eating something bland first, like a veggie as a side, and not eating too much.   I also try not to eat leftovers back to back, as that can make my GERD flare up quite badly.  But overall, the combination of greasy and acidic is just a recipe for heartburn that you will have to avoid.

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To me, tomatoes are sometimes too acidic.  I think it depends on what I eat with them, too.  Cheese helps block the acid, maybe.    And different kinds of tomatoes have more or less acid.

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I found that I got symptoms with tomatoes from the store, but not when I grew them myself.  I don't know why.  It could be variety, though I grow several different ones.  It could be something used in farming.  It could have been some other coincidental cause.  I keep growing them and can a bunch of sauce to last me through the off season.  I haven't tried gluten-free bacon.  Maybe you'd have more success with a different brand of gluten-free bacon?

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