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The Acid Reflux Solution

A program for reducing GERD naturally through proper diet and exercise.

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Those suffering from acid reflux may have an option to help reduce their symptoms and the amount of medicine needed to fight this disease. The newly released book The Acid Reflux Solution is a cookbook and lifestyle guide for healing heartburn naturally and it is written by Dr. Jorge Rodriguez and registered dietician Susan Wyler. Dr. Rodriguez is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He has established himself as a leader in HIV treatment as well as intestinal diseases. Wyler is a dietician that has worked as a cookbook author and food editor for Food & Wine Magazine. Together, Dr. Rodriguez and Susan Wyler have created the program within The Acid Reflux Solutionas a very simple and easy to understand way to reduce heartburn. The Acid Reflux Solution is not a formal diet, and you don’t have any calories to count. You may lose weight when following the recipes in this book because they are written for overall good health. Dr. Jorge has used the recipes in this book to heal his own heartburn and lost 30 pounds in the process.

All of the recipes included in The Acid Reflux Solution are high in fiber, low in fat and portion controlled. You will learn exactly what foods might trigger reflux and there aren’t as many as you might think.

PRO
  • Includes 100 different recipes to help reduce acid reflux
  • Naturally reduce the need for medications
  • Author was able to heal his own heartburn and lose 30 pounds using these methods
  • Not an official diet
  • No need to count calories as recipes are portion controlled and healthy
  • Includes many foods you may have thought were off limits
  • Includes some information on proper exercise
CON
  • None to speak of
DIET and NUTRITION

The Acid Reflux Solution is all about using natural methods like the food you eat to reduce acid reflux. This book includes 100 different recipes, as well as helpful information about how to reduce the frequency and eventually eliminate acid reflux. There are three different parts to the program that include modifying your lifestyle, eating to avoid reflux and reducing your medication. Of course reducing your medication is something that will have to be carefully discussed with your persona doctor and not a decision you make on your own. The portion of eating to avoid acid reflux will include eating very little saturated fat, lots of fiber and having serving sizes that do not stretch the stomach. These are just a few of the principles that you will find helpful. One of the side effects of the food choices and serving sizes in this book is weight reduction. Since obesity is the number one preventable cause of gastro esophageal reflux disease, or GERD, this is a huge benefit. There are 12 different tips included that can help you alleviate heartburn without taking a pill. Some of those methods include:

  • Raise the head of your bed
  • Eat less and eat more often
  • Eat slowly
  • Remember gravity
  • Don’t eat within three hours of bed time
  • Move it or lose it

Some of the foods you will need to avoid include mint, chocolate, processed meats, deep-fried foods, carbonated beverages, alcohol, nicotine, coffee and saturated fat. Eating natural foods along with portion control are the keys to success on this program. The recipes are broken into your typical categories of soups, salads, seafood, poultry and meats, pasta, rice and grains and vegetables and grains. Below are just a few of the recipes featured in The Acid Reflux Solution.

  • Almond Polenta Cake
  • Black Bean and Corn Salsa with Cilantro and Lime
  • Baked Sweet Potato Fries
  • Grass-Fed Beef and Portobello Blue Cheese Burgers
  • Savory Mini-Meat Loaves
  • Peach and Blackberry Crisp
  • Chilled Avocado and Cucumber Soup
  • Shrimp-Stuffed Tilapia
EXERCISE

The Acid Reflux Solution does focus on the food you eat, but it doesn’t leave out exercise. Tip number 10 titled move it or lose it offers some key advice on the subject. The book recommends two and a half hours of moderate exercise or one and one quarter hours of vigorous exercise per week for adults 21 to 81. For moderate activity, that breaks down to 30 minutes per day, five days per week. For those who are obese, Dr. Jorge knows how hard it is to get started. He suggests you do whatever you can as long as it is more than you were previously doing. Start there and build up to 30 minutes per day. Another important detail is that your 30 minutes can be broken up into 10 minute intervals. You are advised to pick an activity you enjoy and go with that. Some given suggestions include:

  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Dancing
  • Tennis
  • Gardening

Exercising will help you lose abdominal weight, which will lessen the pressure on your stomach, which can reduce and relieve your heartburn.

CONCLUSION

Anyone suffering from GERD can benefit from the advice and recipes given in The Acid Reflux Solution. This book is filled with helpful information and the program has been proven to work for the author as well as many others. You may find that reducing GERD is much easier than you thought when using natural meals and adding in some exercise.

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