Edited By: Pragati Bhandari

Citrus fruits  Citrus fruits like oranges, grapefruits, and lemons can curdle milk due to their acidic nature. This can result in a lumpy and unpleasant texture. Instead, opt for non-citrus fruits if you want to pair them with milk.

Cereal with high  sugar content Highly sugared cereals can make milk excessively sweet and may not provide a balanced breakfast. It's better to choose cereals with lower sugar content or go for alternatives like oatmeal or muesli.

Spicy foods Spicy dishes, such as those containing hot peppers or strong spices, can lead to gastrointestinal discomfort when combined with milk. The heat from the spices can exacerbate the effects of lactose intolerance or cause indigestion.

Salty foods Extremely salty foods, like salted pretzels or very salty cheeses, can alter the taste of milk and make it less enjoyable. The saltiness can overpower the natural flavor of milk.

Foods high in iron Certain iron-rich foods,  such as red meat and liver, can interfere with the body's ability to absorb calcium from milk. If you want to increase your calcium  intake, it's better to consume milk separately from  iron-rich meals.

Fish Fish, especially fatty fish like salmon and mackerel, may not pair well with milk due to their strong flavors. The combination can result in an unpleasant taste clash. Consider other beverages like water or herbal tea to accompany your fish dishes.

Green leafy vegetables  While vegetables like spinach and Swiss chard are highly nutritious, they contain oxalates, which can hinder calcium absorption from milk. If you want to maximize calcium intake, consume these vegetables separately from dairy products.

Carbonated drinks Mixing carbonated beverages like soda with milk can lead  to an upset stomach. The  gas in carbonated drinks  may cause bloating  and discomfort when combined with milk.