Acid Reflux Diet | Alkaline Foods & Healthy Recipes

By | September 1, 2014
Acid Reflux Diet | Alkaline Foods & Healthy Recipes

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Be it any condition, a healthy diet is a road to fast recovery. Watch this video for some quick and easy recipes to help you recover from Acid Reflux!


Acid Reflux

Acid reflux or Heartburn refers to the burning sensation caused in the chest due to excessive acid build up. When the valve between the stomach and the food pipe is unable to close properly, it results in the stomach acids moving up, causing acid reflux


Symptoms to look for:

• Burning sensation in the chest due to acid build up
• Irritation, sore throat and a sour taste in the mouth


• Valve between the stomach and & the food pipe is unable to


Food groups to consume in acid reflux:

1. Alkaline foods: Neutralize stomach acids

Foods to consume: papaya, pears, bananas, apples, ripe melons, kiwis and vegetables like carrots, beetroots, spinach & celery

2. Foods which have cooling effect on the stomach

Foods to consume: Basil seeds


Recipes based on the above food groups:

Recipe 1: Salad

1. Take 1 kiwi, 1 banana and 2-3 strawberries
2. Chop them together in a bowl
3. Add 1 tsp of honey to it
4. If you like, add a pinch of pepper for taste
5. Toss it well

Recipe 2: Cooling drink

1. Soak 2 tsp of basil seeds in water, also known as sabja
2. Let them soak for about X 10 minutes. They will swell up
3. While these seeds soak, peel 2 carrots
4. In a juicer, blend these carrots along with 1 celery stalk
5. Collect this juice in a glass
6. Now, once the basil seeds have swelled up, strain the water
7. Add the seeds to the juice
8. Add salt and or chaat masala for taste



• Avoid eating large meals
• Avoid consuming – Spices, garlic, tomato, vinegar and fried
• Avoid smoking, alcohol and coffee
• Do not lie down immediately after eating






The above recipes have been developed in consultation with a nutritionist. However, these are not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of a trained health professional. All matters regarding your health require medical supervision. Consult your physician before adopting the suggestions in this video, as well as about any condition that may require diagnosis or medical attention. Refer to the terms of use on our website

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