Heartburn and What You Eat
Heartburn and What You Eat Certain foods can aggravate your heartburn symptoms, and it's best to limit or avoid completely those foods and drinks that result in acid reflux. These charts may help you make your selections.
- Foods with little risk of causing heartburn
- Foods to be consumed with discretion
- Foods to be avoided
If you suffer from chronic heartburn, it is important you find out what triggers your heartburn. Keeping a written record of your heartburn attacks will be useful, and you will be able take this information to your doctor so both of you can determine what lifestyle changes you will need to make and what treatments will give you maximum relief.
Dining Out Guide for Acid Reflux Sufferers
Just as at home, eating certain foods in restaurants can trigger heartburn. There are methods you can use to use to limit acid reflux. Acid reflux sufferers need to make heartburn-friendly food choices, know how the food is prepared, select beverages and portion sizes that will prevent the acid reflux.
Recipes for the Acid Reflux Diet
If you suffer from acid reflux, you will need recipes that will help you prepare food that will aide in good digestion. It isn't just the foods you select that help you with the heartburn. It is also important how the foods are prepared.
Fast Food Nutrition Facts Calculator
-- From About's Pediatrics' Guide --
This calculator will help you find out how many calories and how much fat is contained in your favorite fast food meal. It's important for acid reflux sufferers to avoid high-fat meals as fat can slow down/delay stomach enpytying, which can then lead to more reflux. This calculator could be useful for planning your acid reflux diet when dining out at a fast food restaurant.