Monday, September 01, 2014

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.'s Posts

Reflux Friendly Cooking: Bacon Wrapped Shrimp over Rice

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp over Rice. My son recently ordered this appetizer at a restaurant and had it for his main course. It can really be used as an appetizer or a main dish. Using low fat turkey bacon in this recipe is a great reflux-friendly choice and grilling the shrimp keeps them from drying out. With the availability of instant rice, you will... Read moreChevron

Reflux Friendly Cooking: Grilled Plantains with Brown Sugar Glaze

Reflux Friendly Cooking is a weekly feature that will be full of quick and easy food ideas that are acid reflux friendly and can be easily modified to meet the needs of everyone in your family! Each week I’ll provide a simple menu that is designed for easy digestion. I’ll also give you suggestions on how to modify the same recipe for... Read moreChevron

Avoiding Depression after an Injury

An athlete can experience a wide range of emotions following an injury. Depressed mood is one of the most common emotions felt among athletes after they have been hurt. Some estimate that over half of athletes who are injured suffer at least mild depression (Leddy et al., 1994). The severity of the depression an athlete experiences can vary... Read moreChevron

Roasted Red Pepper and Spinach Quiche

Red bell peppers are most abundant and tasty in the summer months. They are not only an excellent source of carotenoids but are also packed with vitamins C and E. Spinach is also a powerhouse food, ranked among the top on the world’s healthiest vegetables. Spinach is jammed full of nutrients and has been shown to significantly protect... Read moreChevron

The Timing and Dosage of Reflux Medication Matters

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are acid-suppressive drugs that can provide sustained relief from symptoms of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). PPIs work by reducing the amount of acid in your stomach by blocking the enzyme in the stomach that produces acid. The common names of PPIs in the United States are Prilosec, Prevacid, Aciphex,... Read moreChevron