Can soda cause acid reflux?

Yes, it’s possible soda may cause acid reflux. Carbonation and ingredients like caffeine may trigger it. Acidic beverages and citrus juices may also be triggers.

If you have acid reflux or have questions about soda and acid reflux, please consult your doctor.


What if I want to avoid acid reflux?

It’s ok to have foods and drinks that might be acidic, but it’s best to have a balanced diet with variety. We list the ingredients we use next to the Nutrition Facts label on our cans and bottles, including caffeine and citrus fruits. This way you can decide what’s best for you and your family.

We also have options you can choose from to help quench your thirst, like our waters.


What is acid reflux, anyway?

According to the FDA, acid reflux occurs when stomach contents flow back up into your throat. It is uncomfortable and can cause a burning feeling in your chest (or heartburn).

If you’re worried about acid reflux, please consult your doctor.


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