Diet & Reflux

Fresh Fruits and Veggies for Your Acid Reflux Diet

Posted: Jul 18 in Diet & Reflux by

Filled with common reflux triggers like tomatoes, peppers and oranges, the produce section of the supermarket can seem like a minefield for those who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). [Read more]


BBQ Without the Burn of Acid Reflux

Posted: Jun 28 in Diet & Reflux by

A hot Georgia summer is the perfect time for a cookout, but for acid reflux sufferers, good food choices at a barbecue are a crucial part of avoiding heartburn. To stay symptom-free at any BBQ bash, it will help to remember all of your personal triggers and keep tips like these in mind. [Read more]


Pain-Free Meals for Acid Reflux Sufferers

Posted: May 31 in Diet & Reflux by

If you suffer from heartburn and acid reflux, deciding what to eat can become pretty frustrating. When so many foods have the potential to cause discomfort, every meal can seem like a minefield, making it a challenge to plan each bite. If you’ve been at a loss about what to eat with acid reflux, try some of these suggestions on for size. [Read more]


Why the Right Side is the Wrong Side for Sleeping with Acid Reflux

Posted: May 09 in Diet & Reflux by

Your ability to avoid acid reflux at night doesn’t just hinge on how late you eat or how high you raise the head of your bed. [Read more]


Heartburn Comes in a Shot Glass

Posted: Apr 15 in Diet & Reflux by

If you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), then you know that certain foods can trigger heartburn and acid reflux. Foods that are particularly heavy and high in fat can leave you with a stinging, burning sensation in your chest for hours. However, some people will experience these unfortunate symptoms without taking a single bite. [Read more]


Avoiding Nutritional Deficiencies with GERD

Posted: Mar 21 in Diet & Reflux by

If you suffer from the persistent heartburn and acid reflux of GERD in Albany or Macon, you’ve probably already learned that many foods are best avoided. Tomatoes, oranges, fatty proteins and dairy products—some or all of these things may trigger your own acid reflux symptoms. Unfortunately, foods like these contain valuable nutrients, and banishing them from your diet can leave you lacking in things your body sorely needs. [Read more]


Olive Oil and GERD

Posted: Feb 14 in Diet & Reflux by

Many people are surprised to learn that the common cooking ingredient olive oil can actually prompt acid reflux symptoms. Like other oils, olive oil has a high in fat content and can cause the lower esophageal sphincter or LES to relax, leading to heartburn and acid reflux. This is why fried foods are on the trigger list. Foods fried in fattening oils can severely worsen your acid reflux symptoms. But unlike many other oils, olive oil tends to show up in places you would least expect it. [Read more]


Get Fit and Fight GERD at Home

Posted: Feb 08 in Diet & Reflux by

No matter who you are, exercise is one of the most important things you can give your body. But if you’re stuck at home reeling from heartburn or dreading its next attack, the thought of going for a jog down to the gym may be far from your mind. Fortunately, the solution may be simple: create your own gym at home. [Read more]


Cooking Away Acid Reflux in Albany

Posted: Feb 04 in Diet & Reflux by

Cooking can have many benefits for your health. The biggest benefit of cooking your own meals is the control it gives you over every bite you eat. When you prepare a meal you are aware of every single ingredient that enters your mouth. This means that you can cut out problematic ingredients while using items that have helped soothe your pain in the past. [Read more]


Vinegar: A Bad Choice for Acid Reflux

Posted: Jan 30 in Diet & Reflux by

When it comes to acid reflux, there are many so-called “remedies.” Because gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a persistent problem with many different causes, you may have tried a hundred at-home solutions to rid yourself of acid reflux in Albany or Macon. Unfortunately, heartburn “cures” like apple cider vinegar are scientifically-faulty—though many people use vinegar in an attempt to find quick reflux relief, it often has the opposite effect. [Read more]