Sunday, March 29, 2015

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.'s Posts

Reflux Friendly Cooking: Coconut Apple Muffins

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 recipe that is designed for easy digestion. I’ll also give you suggestions on how to modify the same recipe... Read moreChevron

Study Links Naps to Increased Reflux

If you or someone you love is living with acid reflux disease, it may be wise to power through naptime. Scientists recently reported that naps are associated more commonly with gastroesophageal reflux as compared to nighttime sleep (Nasrollah, 2015).

 

Researchers looked at 15 patients with frequent heartburn who took daytime... Read moreChevron

Must Blueberries Be Fresh to Be Good?

Blueberries rank second to strawberries in the U.S. in berry popularity. Many have heard of the benefits of eating blueberries. Blueberries are not only popular, but are ranked in the U.S. diet as having one of the highest antioxidant capacities among all fruits, vegetables, and seasonings.

 

However, blueberries are seasonal... Read moreChevron

Reflux Friendly Cooking: St. Patrick’s Day Green Smoothie

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... Read moreChevron

Emulsifiers May Contribute to IBD Says New Study

An emulsifier is a substance that helps two other substances mix together and stay mixed (think salad dressing, for example). They go by names such as polysorbate 80, lecithin and carrageenan and their purpose is to improve the shelf life of many of our foods, such as ice cream and baked goods. The downside of these additives is that research... Read moreChevron