5 Tips To Prevent Gastric Reflux

5 August, 2018 , ,

4. Maintain a healthy weight

Abdominal obesity can aggravate gastric reflux problems. That’s why dieting is recommended if you are overweight. The gastroesophageal reflux menus offered by SOSCuisine are offered in 2 calorie levels: 1,600 kcal/day or 2,000 kcal/day, to help you lose weight.

Also exercise at moderate intensity at least three times a week. To motivate yourself, read:

5. Other practical tips to help reduce gastric reflux

  • Choose a high fiber intake, about 25 to 35g per day.
  • Eat smaller meals and several snacks throughout the day.
  • Eat and drink slowly.
  • Chew well.
  • Drink without food, half an hour before or after meals.
  • Avoid soft drinks.
  • Avoid chewing gum.
  • Sit upright during the meal and for 45 to 60 minutes after the meal.
  • Avoid leaning after meals.
  • Avoid clothing that tightens the chest.

For plenty of menu ideas for this condition, please refer to SOSCuisine’s meal plans for gastric reflux.

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Marie-Maxime Bergeron

Marie-Maxime Bergeron

Registered Dietitian, RD at nutriconsult.ca/

Changing eating habits gradually and adapting to the needs of my clients is the cornerstone of my approach. Eating well for fun and for health is the goal and everything begins with a return to simplicity in our habits. I am a nutritionist and have offered counselling in nutrition for 10 years.

Marie-Maxime Bergeron

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