Acid Reflux Foods That Help
The chief producer of acid reflux, heartburn, indigestion and GERD is directly related to the foods you consume. Are you aware of the fact that Asian populations experience these symptoms far less frequently than there North American and European counterparts?
Is it because they have stronger stomachs, better digestive systems or there esophagus that can stand of to a constant strain and not become damaged? Of course not, it is because they eat fewer foods that cause the stomach to generate excess stomach acid that can not be absorbed by those items.
There are certain foods and food preparation methods that cause your stomach to produce excess acid and then there are other foods that have the exact opposite effect and relieve your pain for hours.
Below you will find a typical recipe found in the "Acid Reflux Diet" that not only has foods that will help you eliminate your symptoms permanently, but are great tasting also. Take special note of the herbs used in this recipe.
Herbs have been used for centuries to treat acid reflux, heartburn and indigestion. When they are combined with the proper foods you should be consuming they produce super powerful dishes that will have you feeling better immediately, while at the same time allowing your esophagus, digestive track and stomach to heal there self's and end you agony and discomfort once and for all.
Basil Pesto Pasta
The Basil aids in digestion and anti-gas relief. Ginger has been shown to enhance normal, spontaneous movements of the intestines that aid digestion and as a treatment for a variety of gastrointestinal complaints, ranging from flatulence to ulcers.
12 ounces of Pasta of your choice
Water for boiling Pasta
Ingredients for Basil Pesto:
2 cups fresh Basil leaves
1/2 cup extra virgin Olive Oil
1/3 cup Pine Nuts or Walnuts
3 medium sized Garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons fresh Ginger minced
Salt and Pepper to taste
Preparation: Combine the basil with the pine nuts, pulse a few times in a food processor. Add the ginger and garlic, pulse a few times more. Slowly add the olive oil in a constant stream while the food processor is on. Stop to scrape down the sides of the food processor with a rubber spatula. Add a pinch of salt and black pepper to taste. Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package and when it is finished top it with the basil pesto sauce.