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Acid Reflux Diet Alkaline Foods Healthy Recipes

Acid Reflux

Acid reflux or Heartburn refers to the burning sensation caused in the chest due to excessive acid build up. When the valve between the stomach and the food pipe is unable to close properly, it results in the stomach acids moving up, causing acid reflux or acidity 
(Read: Home Remedies for Acidity)

CAUSES
  • Valve between the stomach and & the food pipe is unable to close
SYMPTOMS
  • Burning sensation in the chest due to acid build up
  • Irritation, sore throat and a sour taste in the mouth
FOOD GROUPS
OthersFoods which have cooling effect on the stomach
  • Basil seeds
Alkaline foodsNeutralize stomach acids
  • Papaya
  • Pears
  • Bananas
  • Apples
  • Ripe melons
  • Kiwis
  • Carrots
  • Beetroots
  • Spinach
  • Celery

USEFUL RECIPES
    1

    Cooling drink

    Ingredients

    Basil Seeds2 tsp
    Carrots2
    Celery Stalk1
    SaltTo taste

    Preparation

    1. Soak 2 tsp of basil seeds in water, also known as sabja seeds
    2. Let them soak for about X 10 minutes. They will swell up
    3. While these seeds soak, peel 2 carrots
    4. In a juicer, blend these carrots along with 1 celery stalk
    5. Collect this juice in a glass
    6. Now, once the basil seeds have swelled up, strain the water 
    7. Add the seeds to the juice 
    8. Add salt and or chaat masala for taste
Per Serving
  • Energy
    • Total Fat
    • Saturated Fat
  • 46 kcal
  • 0.2 g
  • 0 g
  • Protein
  • 1 g
  • Carbohydrate
    • Dietary Fiber
    • Sugar
  • 10 g
  • 1 g
  • 2 g
  • Sodium
  • 1236 mg
  • Cholestrol
  • 0 mg
    1

    Fruit Salad

    Ingredients

    Kiwi1
    Banana1
    Strawberries2 - 3
    Honey1 tsp
    Salt & PepperTo taste

    Preparation

    1. Take 1 kiwi, 1 banana and 2-3 strawberries
    2. Chop them together in a bowl
    3. Add 1 tsp of honey to it
    4. If you like, add a pinch of pepper for taste
    5. Toss it well
Per Serving
  • Energy
    • Total Fat
    • Saturated Fat
  • 116 kcal
  • 0 g
  • 0 g
  • Protein
  • 1 g
  • Carbohydrate
    • Dietary Fiber
    • Sugar
  • 28 g
  • 2.5 g
  • 10 g
  • Sodium
  • 20 mg
  • Cholestrol
  • 0 mg
TIPS
  • Avoid eating large meals
  • Avoid consuming - Spices, garlic, tomato, vinegar and fried foods
  • Avoid smoking, alcohol and coffee 
  • Do not lie down immediately after eating

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Neha Chandna

Dietician & Nutritionist,

Neha Chandna is a dietician and nutrition educator. She has over 6 years’ of experience consulting individuals as well as fitness clubs. She is also a Reebok certified fitness instructor who helps people find the right workout depending on their health needs. Her love for food makes her work harder to help people eat well, feel good and look great.

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