Category Archives: Diet Remedies

Do fatty foods cause gerd?

Do Fatty Foods Cause Gerd?

At one time fat in your food was almost equivalent to smoking – it was a big no no if you wanted to stay healthy.

However, it is now experiencing a renaissance as part of a balanced diet, as dietitians come round to thinking that there are clear health benefits, compared to getting your calories from other sources such as carbohydrates. read more

alkaline water systems

Alkaline Water Systems – Scam or Science?

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Alkaline water systems are fashionable – along with juicing and quinoa. Are they just part of a media hyped fad destined to fade into obscurity? Or can they give us real health advantages? read more

how to get rid of acid reflux

Weight & Heartburn; Gerd & Celiac Disease (Gluten); Heartburn & Pregnancy

how to get rid of acid reflux

From http://stateschronicle.com/

Weight & Heartburn

Obesity is at epidemic levels in western countries – in the US one third of the population has been diagnosed with the condition. Among this group, the incidence of chronic heartburn / gerd is between 60 to 70 %, compared to 10 to 20 % in the general population. We are constantly being told to lose weight if we have regular heartburn. read more

Heartburn & Gord News Roundup – Preventing heartburn in babies, Adverse effect of common medicines on Heartburn, Acid reflux recipes

Preventing Heartburn in Babies

In the UK The National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE) has published its first clinical guideline on the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (Gord in the UK, GERD in the US) in infants and children here. It points out that most episodes of reflux are temporary, and not chronic disease. WebMD provides more general information on preventing heartburn in babies here, and for an interesting article on treating acid reflux in infants naturally, read Chris Kresser’s post here. read more

Food Combining & Acid Reflux

There is a lot written about the effects of food on the digestion, and acid reflux in particular. Here’s an infographic setting out what’s good and bad in the combining diet; have you tried this to alleviate your own reflux? Tell us about it below. read more