Heartburn-Easing Foods That Fight GERD

If you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), how you eat is almost as important as what you eat. That means slow it down, no late-night snacks, and don't hit the hay right after meals. But choosing food wisely is also key.

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Drop that doughnut, unless you want heartburn for breakfast. If you have GERD, high-fat food is usually a recipe for pain. Instead choose oatmeal. It's a low-fat, high-fiber meal that can soothe your stomach. Top it off with sliced bananas, which are thought to fight stomach acid naturally.

Watch the video: How to Make Overnight Oats  

Or if you need more inspiration, try these recipes:

De-Lish Oatmeal
Banana-Oatmeal-Chocolate Chip Cookies (using vegan chocolate chips)
Chai Oatmeal

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