Foods to Avoid with the Acid Reflux Diet
Fruits and Fruit Juices
Oranges* Lemons* Cranberries*
Mashed Potatoes Raw Onions*
French Fries* Potato Chips*
Ground Beef Marbled Sirloin*
Chicken Nuggets* Buffalo Wings(Spicy)*
Sour Cream Ice Cream
Milk Shakes Cottage Cheese All regular cheeses
Macaroni and Cheese
Spaghetti with Red Sauce*
||Tea and Coffee* (Decaf or Regular)
|Fats and Oils
Salad Dressings* (Creamy, Oil and Vinegar)
|Sweets and Desserts
Butter Cookies Brownies* Chocolate*
Doughnuts Corn Chips
* = particulalry important to avoid
IN GENERAL, please avoid any "junk foods" and/or fast foods that are greasy, spicy, and processed.
a complex of measures, which are used both as
a prophylaxis and a therapy of GER.
- Diet (as above).
- Eating smaller portions of food, frequent feeding of infants with smaller portions of breast milk or formula.
- Position in a bed (in a crib, for infants) 30 degree head side up. Holding an infant for (at least) 30 min. upright after a feeding, and avoiding a horizontal position after a meal for 2 hours in older children, and 30 min. in infants.
Surgical therapy: is rarely needed, but in some cases of severe GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), unresponsive to a full range of conservative measures, surgery may be necessary.
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