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I have acid reflux and IBD I need advice for what I can and can not eat

By Anonymous June 29, 2012 - 2:12pm
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Acid reflux triggers can vary from person to person. However, there are certain food and beverages that are more prone to allowing stomach acid to reflux back into the esophagus.
These include:
Meats. Ground beef, marbled sirloin, chicken nugget-style, and chicken/buffalo wings.

Fats, Oils & Sweets. Chocolate, regular corn and potato chips, high-fat butter cookies, brownies, doughnuts, creamy and oily salad dressings, fried or fatty food in general.

Fruits, Vegetables & Juice. Orange juice, lemon, lemonade, grapefruit juice, cranberry juice, tomato, mashed potatoes, French fries, raw onion, potato salad.

Other Beverages. Liquor, wine, coffee, and tea.

Grains. Macaroni and cheese, spaghetti with marinara sauce.

Dairy. Sour cream, milk shake, ice cream, regular cottage cheese.

With IBD, it can be difficult to get adequate nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals and protein. Keep a food diary to find out which foods worsen your symptoms. Avoid those foods and choose others that supply the same nutrients.

Common problem foods include:
Dairy products for people who are lactose-intolerant.

High-fiber foods, such as raw fruits and vegetables, and whole grains. Often people have the most problems with gas-producing foods, such as beans, cabbage, broccoli, and onions, or foods with hulls, such as seeds, nuts, and corn.

High-fat foods, such as fried foods, butter and margarine, mayonnaise, peanut butter, nuts, ice cream, and fatty cuts of red meat.

Spicy foods

Foods with caffeine, such as chocolate and coffee

Carbonated drinks


I hope these lists help,

June 29, 2012 - 4:22pm
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