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What to Eat After Vomiting?

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Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova

When vomiting, it is recommended not to eat heavy and greasy foods. Some experts even recommend not consuming anything for at least 7-8 hours.

But if you cannot go without eating, experts advise to consume dry products - rusks, pretzels, egg-free biscuits.

It is recommended to eat food in small portions, so that the stomach is not overloaded. It is not recommended to eat food with a lot of spices, as well as foods with very strong aromas.

It is not recommended to eat anything fried, as well as sauces with cream, as well as milk and condensed milk. Very sweet foods are also not recommended. Very salty foods should be avoided when you feel nauseous or vomit.

Hot foods are also not recommended when vomiting. You can feel some relief if you eat chilled foods - cold meat, cottage cheese, sour fruit.


Sour foods such as various marinades, pickles and citrus fruit will reduce nausea and vomiting. In case of vomiting, it is not recommended to drink during meals, but in between meals.

Chew food very slowly, so that a large amount of food does not get into the stomach. It is believed that fruit ice cream without cream helps reduce the unpleasant sensations of vomiting.

When vomiting, you can drink juices from various citrus fruit, but without added sugar. You can also drink a glass of Coke, according to many experts, it eliminates bouts of vomiting.

It is important to drink enough mineral water to restore the mineral balance, which is caused by dehydration due to vomiting.

Dried Fruit

The consumption of dried fruit is also recommended, which can be sucked and cause relief of symptoms of vomiting and nausea.

However, dried fruit with a lot of sugar such as dried figs, coconut and papaya are not recommended. It is permissible to consume prunes, dried apricots, dried apples and dried cherries.