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Good and Bad Foods for Heartburn Sufferers

Food, recipes, and menus

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Updated June 12, 2014

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Does it seem like no matter what you eat, heartburn keeps occurring? Anyone suffering from heartburn needs have a special acid reflux diet. You need to know what foods are safe, and avoid the foods that can trigger your heartburn. You need to know how to prepare your foods to avoid heartburn-triggering ingredients. To get you started, check out the resources below. Charts to show you what you can eat and what you shouldn't. Heartburn-free recipes. There are also links to menus with heartburn-friendly foods.

Safe Foods For Heartburn Sufferers
The foods listed in this table are the most common foods that are usually pretty safe for heartburn sufferers to eat.

Foods Okay In Moderation
The foods listed in this table are foods that you may be able to enjoy occasionally, in moderation.

Foods To Avoid
The foods listed in this table are the most common foods that can produce heartburn.

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Recipes For Heartburn Sufferers
These recipes that will help heartburn-sufferers 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. Categories of recipes include:

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Meal Plans For Heartburn Sufferers

Weekly Menus - Index
These charts are arranged Sunday through Saturday. You can try them all in the order given, rearrange them, or choose the ones that appeal to your palate. These are suggestions only, and not the only foods you may be able to eat. You can add or subtract foods according to your preferences and what may or may not be your heartburn triggers.

Daily Menus - Index
This index gives sample menus featuring heartburn-friendly foods and recipes. Each daily menu for this acid reflux diet includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner selections, along with 2 snacks. Each dinner menu gives an Entree with a link to the recipe for its preparation.

Breakfast Menus - Index
These links give sample breakfast menus featuring heartburn-friendly foods for the acid reflux diet.

Lunch Menus - Index
These links give sample lunch menus featuring heartburn-friendly foods for the acid reflux diet.

Dinner Menus - Index
Each dinner menu gives an Entree with a link to the recipe for its preparation, along with suggestions for side dishes.

 

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