What is the pH level of Onions? Whether red or normal onions, we widely use them in the kitchen for various dishes. We use them in many dishes. Are onions acidic or alkaline?
Onion is known as one of the triggers for heartburn and other GERD complications such as chest pain.
Does cooking onions lose their acidity? Unfortunately, even the cooked onions are acidic so will trigger your reflux.
You can try a few green onions or onion powder. You will have to see if green onions trigger your acid reflux or not. Some people tolerate it and some don’t.
Red Onions pH Level: 5.3 – 5.8
Green Onions pH Level: 6.0 – 7.0
Onion is definitely a huge trigger for me reflux
Whether its cooked or raw, they are a big no, no for me. I’m sure that many people are the same.
It’s best to stay away from onions even though how much you love them,. If you need to choose between onions and heartburn then go for your health!