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Posted by: mandy | 2002/12/13

heartburn and sugar

Hi
My GP told me not to eat sugar . I will like to know what is the connection of sugar and heartburn.
When he diagnose that I didn't have a problem with heartburn that was 3 yrs ago ; but a keep on eating sugar until know when the heartburn started.

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Mandy, as far as I know sugar in moderation doesn’t cause heartburn. Maybe there was another reason why your doctor suggested you eat less sugar. Maybe he wants you to lose weight as obesity can definitely cause heartburn. Good luck.

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