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A 25-year-old female asked:

upper abdominal feels like its in knots. i ate some chips and gummy berries, could this be why?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Definitely!: Bad combination! The chips are salty, and probably fried. And if they're not organic or GMO, it's even worse. Then you add the gummy berries, that is made with different chemicals to create the hard gelatinous substance with food dyes, artificial coloring and flavoring agents all congealing with each other in your stomach. The gastric acids trying to break down 2 unnatural substances, and you get a rough, sticky goo. Drink lots of water to dilute!

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