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Do Fatty Foods Cause Gerd?

At one time fat in your food was almost equivalent to smoking - it was a big no no if you wanted to stay healthy. However, it is now experiencing a renaissance as part of a balanced diet, as dietitians come round to thinking that there are clear health benefits, compared to getting your calories [...]

Alkaline Water Systems – Scam or Science? UK

Updated monthly US readers please click here Alkaline water systems are fashionable - along with juicing and quinoa. Are they just part of a media hyped fad destined to fade into obscurity? Or can they give us real health advantages? What, if any, are the benefits of drinking alkaline water? We've taken a look at [...]

Alkaline Water Systems – Scam or Science?

Updated Monthly UK Readers please click here  Alkaline water systems are fashionable - along with juicing and quinoa. Are they just part of a media hyped fad destined to fade into obscurity? Or can they give us real health advantages? What, if any, are the benefits of drinking alkaline water? We've taken a look at [...]

Weight & Heartburn; Gerd & Celiac Disease (Gluten); Heartburn & Pregnancy

Weight & Heartburn From http://stateschronicle.com/ Obesity is at epidemic levels in western countries - in the US one third of the population has been diagnosed with the condition. Among this group, the incidence of chronic heartburn / gerd is between 60 to 70 %, compared to 10 to 20 % in the general population. [...]

Heartburn & Gord News Roundup – Preventing heartburn in babies, Adverse effect of common medicines on Heartburn, Acid reflux recipes

Preventing Heartburn in Babies In the UK The National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE) has published its first clinical guideline on the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (Gord in the UK, GERD in the US) in infants and children here. It points out that most episodes of reflux are temporary, and not chronic disease. WebMD [...]