Chronic Heartburn: Managing Acid Reflux and GERD Through Understanding, Diet and Lifestyle (Paperback)

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44% of Americans experience heartburn and acid reflux on a regular basis.

Acid reflux disease, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is a serious affliction affecting millions of Americans. With GERD's severe symptoms not always responsive to treatment, the result is often a poor quality of life. This welcome book is a comprehensive resource to crucial medical facts and coping mechanisms for those who suffer from this condition.

Information from the most recent scientific studies is included on such key topics as:

  • Understanding the condition and its medical considerations
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Healthy eating habits
  • Conventional medical treatments, including drug therapy, endoscopy, and surgery
  • Effects on personal and family lifestyle

Since healthy eating is key to the management of acid reflux and GERD, the authors include 100 specially tailored recipes. These creative and tempting dishes are satisfying and delicious, and all will be well tolerated by those with acid reflux problems. They include:

  • Vegetable Spring Rolls
  • Chunky Tzadziki Spread
  • Super Soothing Vegetable Stock
  • Nonna Vertolli's Minestrone
  • Baked Spinach and Rice Casserole
  • Smoked Salmon Stuffed with Light Cream Cheese

Chronic hearthburn is a recurring problem affecting millions. For them, this encouraging book will be useful on a daily basis.

About the Author

Barbara Wendland is a lecturer at the School of Nutrition, Ryerson University. A registered dietitian, she has 15 years' experience working as a clinician on GERD at leading hospitals. She lectures extensively on digestive diseases and lives in Toronto. Lisa Marie Ruffolo is a journalist whose personal experience with digestive disorders prompted her to learn more.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780778801344
ISBN-10: 0778801349
Publisher: Robert Rose
Publication Date: April 1st, 2006
Pages: 253
Language: English