What is Acid Reflux and How You Can Prevent It?


There are various symptoms of acid reflux that can alert you of this disease. Here are some of them.

  • You will feel a bitter taste in your mouth.
  • You often vomit.
  • You will feel difficulty in swallowing.
  • It may cause asthma or chronic cough.

How to Treat Acid Reflux:

It is recommended to visit a doctor whenever you find these symptoms in you. Your doctor may change your diet, lifestyle or other behaviors.

  • PPIs
  • Antacids

Foods to Prevent:

Some foods can trigger this condition and make it worse. But for some people only. These foods include:

  • Citrus fruit
  • Tomato
  • Garlic’
  • Alcohol
  • Tea
  • High-fat foods
  • Chocolate
  • Pineapple
  • Onion
  • Mint
  • Coffee

Foods to Eat:

Some Foods are considered good to prevent acid reflux and GERD. Consuming these foods can aid in combating this disease. Some Lifestyle changes also recommended preventing acid reflux.

Lifestyle Changes:

  • Quit Smoking
  • Eat smaller meals
  • Quit Alchohol
  • Avoid laying after eating
  • Avoid foods that trigger your symptoms.

Recommended Foods:

  • Vegetables
  • Egg Whites
  • Bone Broth
  • Oatmeal
  • Noncitrus fruits



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Anna Smith

Anna Smith

My name is Anna. Friends call me Annie. I’m a writer by profession and foodie for love. I will share my thoughts on foods their benefits and side effects.