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Why Heartburn Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Why Heartburn.

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Keeping a Heartburn Journal

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, causes painful symptoms (like heartburn and acid regurgitation) that usually occur after meals. An exact cause of GERD hasn’t been pinpointed, but certain foods and lifestyle habits seem to trigger GERD...  Read more

Top 25 Summer Heartburn Triggers

Chili dogs, chocolate ice cream, and cherry cola. Summer brings a lot of tempting treats. But unfortunately, many of these warm weather foods can leave your belly more than a little upset—especially if you're prone to heartburn. Check...  Read more

Dietary Tips for Digestive Distress

You've probably eaten a large, spicy meal at one time or another, only to end up with an upset stomach (or other digestive woes). The occasional bout of heartburn isn't something of great concern, but when it happens frequently, it's time...  Read more

Chew Slowly to Prevent Heartburn

Heartburn may feel like your heart is on fire, but what’s “burning” is actually your esophagus. Acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), occurs when the stomach acids enter the esophagus, causing pain and burning sens...  Read more

What Does Digestive Wellness Really Look Like?

Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after...  Read more

Why do people PLAN to cheat?? Why not instead plan
Updated 4/19/2015 9:00:32 AM

Why do people PLAN to cheat?? Why not instead plan to have a portion controlled enjoyable meal or snack of your choice that does not derail your goals by meeting your nutrition requirements first?...  Read more

We don't offer dairy-free meal plans. Here's why:
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We don't offer dairy-free meal plans. Here's why: www.sparkpeople.com/community/help_answer.
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some runs feel great, others terrible - Why?
Updated 4/18/2015 8:44:24 PM

I run 3 to 5 days a week, here and there I may take a week off. What I don't understand is that last week I ran 5 miles on the treadmill and a few days later I ran 5.75 outside. I skipped two days of working out because of my schedule. The...  Read more

I was wondering why my all day activity is tracked
Updated 4/16/2015 10:05:34 PM

I was wondering why my all day activity is tracked even when I haven't synced my FitBit for the day....  Read more

Why are my feet so expensive! I had to buy new run
Updated 4/15/2015 10:45:38 AM

Why are my feet so expensive! I had to buy new running shoes today because my old ones deflated. $110! It's worth it not to have sore hips though...  Read more

WHAT CAUSES HEARTBURN?

The lining of the stomach secretes acids that are used to help digest foods. The acid becomes concentrated if you do not eat for long periods. Obesity, coffee, cirtus drinks, alcohol and even some meds can cause heartburn. Even minty toothpaste can c...  Read more

Bananas~More Helpful Than You Think!!!!

As I ate my banana-topped oatmeal this morning,I was surprised to read in the Doctor'sBook of Food Remedies by Selene Yeager & the editors of Prevention magazine,that bananas can help LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE! They are rich in POTASSIUM and that is why!...  Read more

WINDSOR WONDERS

This is for all the wonderful WINDSOR, ONTARIO people that would like to communicate and get in shape. We all need some motivation once in a while, so why not locally?...  Read more

10 Things You Should Know About Heartburn

Heartburn is a serious condition, and living with it takes a toll on you. But staying informed about what causes it, how to treat it and when it may be more than just indigestion can be helpful when it comes to managing discomfort.1. Heartburn isn&rs...  Read more

3 Myths about Heartburn

Myth #1: You should avoid spices.Reality - "Seasonings won't necessarily cause acid reflux," says Douglas Adler, M.D., an associate professor of medicine at the University of Utah. "The real culprits are usually acidic foods l...  Read more