Tomatoes are acidic in nature, as you know. Therefore, if you eat excessive quantities of tomatoes, you could feel heartburn or acid reflux because of the excess gastric acid.
If you experience digestive stress or show signs related to GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) then you must take a break from tomatoes.
As per the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, people who suffer from chronic kidney diseases must reduce consumption of potassium. But remember, tomatoes are a great source of potassium.
Additionally, the high levels of oxalate consumed in excess may result in kidney problems. Consult your doctor for more information.
The irritants in tomatoes, namely their seeds and skins, can cause irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). And if you already suffer from IBS, experts believe that tomatoes could cause the bloating.
Tomatoes are among the most frequent food allergens, which can lead to digestive problems. Therefore, it is to consume tomatoes in moderate amounts.
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