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Heartburn triggers

Times Staff Writer
Published September 16, 2003

- Holiday feasts

- Late-night snacks

- Too much to drink

- Cigarettes, cigars, pipes and chewing tobacco

- Tea, coffee, cola and other drinks with caffeine

- Chocolate

- Milk

- Citrus fruits and juices

- Peppermint

- Tomatoes and tomato products

- Fried, fatty and spicy foods

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- Sources: International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders; www.heartburn.about.com

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