If you have GERD (or gastroesophageal reflux disease), the first thing that you need to do is re-evaluate your diet. Dietary changes can do a lot to ease acid reflux symptoms. Especially if that painfully familiar burning sensation in your chest and throat occurs after eating certain trigger foods, causing stomach acid backup.
Here are fifteen foods that can help treat GERD…
Ginger is already well known for calming tummy troubles, and when it comes to acid reflux, ginger can quell those symptoms in moderation. A powerful anti-inflammatory, ginger can help to settle the stomach and ease feelings of nausea.
There are a few different ways to consume ginger. You could peel a fresh ginger root and slice or dice it to add to a smoothie, stir-fry, or salad. Another popular way to consume ginger is steeped in tea.