Acid reflux has bothered almost everyone at one time or another, and certain foods can aggravate and intensify acid reflux symptoms. Sometimes, a change in diet is all that is necessary to remedy acid reflux. Lets take a look at some of the foods that you may need to avoid in order to better control your heartburn.

Meat
Ground beef, chuck
Marbled sirloin
Chicken nuggets
Buffalo wings

Vegetables
French fries
Onion, raw

Fruit
Orange juice
Lemon
Lemonade
Grapefruit juice
Cranberry juice
Tomato

Dairy
Sour cream
Milk shake
Ice cream
Cottage cheese, regular

Grains
Macaroni and cheese
Spaghetti with sauce

Beverages
Liquor
Wine
Coffee, decaffeinated or regular
Tea, decaffeinated or regular

Fats / Oils
Salad dressing, creamy
Salad dressing, oil & vinegar

Sweets / Desserts
Butter cookie, high-fat
Brownie
Chocolate
Doughnut

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Remember, each individual is different, and some foods may affect you more or less. Even with a change in diet, you may still have significant heart burn, and it is then you may want to ask your doctor about trying a a prescription medication. A drug like Nexium, Prilosec, Zantac or Prevacid may be the only way to eliminate your heartburn.

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