There's nothing wrong with coffee, unless you have acid reflux or other reasons to avoid it.
"Caffeine tends to [open] the lower esophageal sphincter," says Robynne Chutkan, M.D., assistant professor in gastroenterology at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
Giving up caffeine helps acid reflux, as well as sleeplessness and anxiety. But it can also make you cranky, tired and give you headaches. Try these tips to kick the habit.
For more on diet and nutrition, click here.
HuffPost Lifestyle is a daily newsletter that will make you happier and healthier — one email at a time. Learn more