Prepare savory meals that have zero chance of giving you acid reflux later
There is a valve at the entrance of your stomach that controls the amount of acid going into your body called the Lower esophageal sphincter (LES) . Ideally, the LES should close as soon as food passes through it. Sometimes, the LES does not close all the way or opens up too often. When this happens, acid from your stomach might go up to your esophagus. This causes the symptoms of acid reflux and heartburn.
If you suffer from acid reflux more than twice in a week you might have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Causes of acid reflux:
Certain foods and practices can aggravate the symptoms of acid reflux. Knowing which foods to avoid is an essential part of avoiding this condition. If you suffer from acid reflux:
Since acid reflux is essentially a condition of the digestive system, preparing meals that are designed to minimize the effects is essential. The following recipes will give you an idea of how you can prepare meals that are tasty and nutritious but also keep the symptoms of acid reflux at bay.
A milkshake is a delicious treat for any time of the day. This peanut butter milkshake also contains bananas that blend (pun intended) perfectly with each other to result in a light, easy to prepare drink.
Put bananas and milk together in a blender. Cover and blend for 25 minutes. Add the ice cream, peanut butter and honey. Blend until the mixture is smooth. This will take about 15 seconds. Serve.
This recipe for tuna casserole contains ingredients that prohibit acid reflux by incorporating low-fat plain yogurt, fat-free milk, and reduced-fat cream of mushroom soup. This casserole is also great to put in the fridge and pop in the microwave to eat later.
Serves 4 to 5 people
Prepare and boil noodles according to the directions on the box. Drain the tuna out of the can and flake it. Mix together the soup, milk, yogurt and mustard in a medium bowl. Mx in the peas and tuna. Take a round baking dish of about 9 inches and mix in the noodles by stirring gently. mix the chips and the cheese together and sprinkle over the dish. Put dish into the oven for about 30 minutes. Garnish with parsley.
The right kinds of fruit are very important for a person with acid reflux. Citrus fruits and those with a high acidic content have to be avoided but fruits like bananas, blueberries, kiwis, raspberries and pineapple chunks can be added to this delicious dessert.
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