Heartburn is not the most common symptom of acid reflux. We now recognize that airway reflux (involving the nose, throat, sinuses, and lungs) may be every bit as important, maybe more important.
Surprise! Aloe vera is good for people with reflux (as long as you don’t buy the juice with acid added), and it is an excellent thickener for smoothies. And, you can now buy the leaves in many healthy food stores. At this point, many new and exciting culinary uses of aloe remain to be explored.
Manuka honey may be the next great superfood for reflux sufferers. It is good for burns, and it eradicates H. pylori. New Zealanders have believed for centuries that Manuka is good for dyspepsia (indigestion, acid reflux) and for other digestive problems as well.
How to make a low-fat, three-egg omelet: Buy jumbo eggs; throw away some of the yolks; and use delicious low-fat fillings like veggies, preserves, and seafood.
Specialty drinks have become popular alternatives to traditional soft drinks. Unfortunately, most of these are just as acidic and unsuitable for refluxers. So what can a refluxer safely drink?
Since the publication of our book, The Reflux Diet Cookbook & Cure, we have received hundreds of notes, inquiries, and questions about specifics. Here is an issue of general interest.
This post is an important part of this blog that allows readers of “Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet Cookbook & Cure” to ask the authors questions or make comments. Please understand that we cannot address personal medical questions here.
Recently, Kim Kardashian was on the Dr. Oz show to ask about the relationship between acid reflux and esophageal cancer. Her father died of esophageal cancer in 2003. Here’s more that you should know.
- How to Keep Acid Reflux Under Control During the Holidays
- “Dropping Acid” Book Launch
- Navigating the Grocery Store if You Suffer from Acid Reflux
- Whoa Baby! Even Some Baby Food is Acidic!
- Some Advice on Dried Fruit
- Are All Yogurts Created Equal?
- The Tomato: Good or Evil?
- Welcome to The Reflux Diet Cookbook Blog
- Dr. Koufman on NY1, “Low-Acid diet can stop acid reflux before it leads to bigger health problems.”
- Dr. Jamie Koufman on Good Morning America Health