Worst food combinations: 7 foods to avoid with alcohol

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High-Fat Foods

Consuming high-fat foods with alcohol can slow down digestion, leading to discomfort and an increased risk of indigestion.

Spicy Foods

Spicy foods can irritate the stomach lining, and when combined with alcohol, they may exacerbate gastrointestinal issues such as heartburn and acid reflux.

Carbonated Beverages

Mixing alcohol with carbonated drinks like soda or tonic water can accelerate alcohol absorption, causing quicker intoxication and potentially leading to an increased hangover.

Energy Drinks

Mixing alcohol with energy drinks can be risky as the stimulating effects of caffeine in the energy drink may mask the depressant effects of alcohol, leading to excessive consumption and potential health hazards.

Sugary Cocktails

Cocktails loaded with sugary mixers or syrups can increase the overall calorie and sugar intake, potentially leading to weight gain and an increased risk of blood sugar imbalances.

Salty Snacks

Consuming salty snacks, such as chips or pretzels, while drinking alcohol can dehydrate the body further and potentially lead to increased thirst and discomfort.

Steer clear of combining alcohol with medications to avoid health risks and ensure medication efficacy; consult a healthcare professional for guidance on alcohol interactions.


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