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    How Coffee Lovers Avoid Heartburn

    How Coffee Lovers Avoid Heartburn

    by Alex Brecher March 31, 2023

    What can you do if you love coffee, but you believe that it gives you heartburn? It is important to address this because heartburn is more than an unpleasant experience. It can lead to damage in the esophagus. Thankfully, there are strategies for coping with heartburn and continuing to drink coffee. These are some ways that coffee lovers avoid heartburn.

  • Choose a low-acid coffee.
  • If you are on a low-acid diet, you may need to change your coffee brand. While coffee is naturally a high-acid beverage, you can find brands that are lower in acid. Alex’s Low-Acid Organic Coffee uses simple strategies to reduce acid content. 

    For example, the roasting process does not involve steel drums. Instead, Alex’s Low-Acid Organic Coffee is roasting using hot air convection. That means that the coffee beans never touch hot metal, and the acid content is reduced. As a bonus, the roasting is even.

    In addition, Alex’s Low-Acid Organic Coffee is roasted to a medium dark roast. Regular, Half Caff, and Decaf varieties are roasted to a French roast, and Rise and Shine is roasted to an Italian roast. This amount of roasting reduces acid content while also bringing out the natural flavors in coffee. 

  • Paying attention to creamers. 
  • Sometimes, it is not coffee that causes heartburn, but what you put in it. Some artificial sweeteners may be linked to acid reflux. And, many creamers trigger heartburn. If dairy products are a trigger for you, consider a dairy-free creamer. You might also want to cut back on the amount you use. With Alex’s Low-Acid Organic Coffee, you may be able to use less because there is less of a sour or bitter taste due to a lower acid content. 

  • Monitoring sensitivity to caffeine.
  • Caffeine itself may be a trigger for heartburn even though it is not the main acid in coffee. Caffeine stimulates acid production by the stomach. If you are sensitive to caffeine, Alex’s Low-Acid Organic Coffee comes in Decaf and Half Caff to help you reduce or eliminate caffeine from your coffee.

  • Making cold brew coffee. 
  • Cold brew is an easy alternative to hot brew coffee, and it can yield a drink with a lower acid content. It is easy to make by soaking ground coffee beans in water overnight and filtering the resulting liquid.

  • Choosing a pure coffee.
  • Mold and mycotoxins, heavy metals, and contaminants such as residues from synthetic herbicides and fungicides could potentially cause heartburn. Alex’s Low-Acid Organic Coffee avoids synthetic chemicals and is guaranteed free from mold and mycotoxins as well as heavy metals.

    You don’t have to limit your options when you choose Alex’s Low-Acid Organic Coffee. It comes in Regular, Decaf, and Half Caff versions, in addition to a Rise and Shine blend. Each type comes in Whole Bean, Fresh Ground, and K-Cup options.

    You may not have to give up coffee if you have heartburn. Instead, choosing a low-acid brand that is pure, and preparing it without creamers that trigger heartburn, may be enough to let you enjoy your coffee without worrying about its effects on your stomach. Alex’s Low-Acid Organic Coffee is a great choice for coffee lovers who want to avoid heartburn.

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