Foods that most often contribute to acid reflux and heartburn include foods that are acidic or spicy in nature, foods that are high in fat, foods that relax the lower esophageal sphincter muscle and foods that distend th... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

The primary cause of acid reflux is the moving of stomach acid into the esophagus, according to WebMD. Typically, the lower esophageal sphincter closes off the entrance of the stomach, but failure of the sphincter to clo... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

According to Healthline, stress does seem to be a trigger for acid reflux. However, studies show that people most likely become more sensitive to acid in the esophagus due to stress; in other words, the body is not actua... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues
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Foods like bananas, melons, oatmeal, bread, rice, lean meats and green vegetables that naturally have a lower acidity have been shown to alleviate acid reflux, according to WebMD. Foods with a pH number below five genera... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

For people with acid reflux, it is important to eat foods that do not result in heartburn, such as apples, carrots, chicken breast and fat-free sour cream, according to Other foods that do not generally cause ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

If on a diet for acid reflux, somefoods that are appropriate are bananas, melons, oatmeal, fennel, green vegetables like broccoli, chicken, turkey, rice and celery, reports Health magazine. Other foods that may be benefi... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Low-acid foods such as potatoes and whole-grain bread can help reduce symptoms of acid reflux. Green vegetables such as broccoli, green beans and asparagus have a low acid content, and grains like oatmeal and rice can be... More » Health Nutrition & Diets