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 others in your family without acid reflux disease. Bon Appétit!
Chicken Waldorf Salad with Yogurt Dressing .
This month, almost everyone I know is trying to lighten up his or her eating after having too much fun over the holidays. The salad below is hearty enough to have for dinner, sweet enough to keep you from feeling deprived, and apples are one of the most low-acid fruits you can choose.
3/4 cup yogurt (preferable Greek non-fat)
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 Tbs. lemon juice
1/4 tsp. salt
4 cups 1/2 cups of cooked chicken
1 ½ cups diced Granny Smith apples
1 cup halved red seedless grap...
Yogurt is a dairy product produced by fermentation of milk that has been heated to high temperatures to create the desired texture. Greek yogurt, also known as “strained” yogurt, is made by allowing the liquid whey (water, lactose, and some protein and minerals) to drain out of the yogurt, resulting in a thicker yogurt and a more tart tasting yogurt. Greek yogurt contains a higher percentage of protein than unstrained yogurt simply because of the removal of a portion of the water. The most popular Greek yogurts have about 15 -18 grams of protein per serving. Greek yogurt is currently the largest growing sector in the dairy industry. Its production has nearly quadrupled in the last few years, and sales are up approximately 75 percent in just one year.
Greek yogurt is now often used as a substitute for mayonnaise and sour cream. It also makes a great snack. Douglas et al. (2013) assessed whether an afternoon snack of high protein Greek yogurt could help with appetite ...
A baby with a chronic illness may need to have one or more
medications, possibly for long periods of time. Often these
medications are given at home by the parents or a caregiver.
The parents and/or the caregiver of a chronically-ill baby may
find times when he or she is under great stress. When this happens,
attention to detail can go lacking, and a resultant problem could
be improper dosage of medication given to the child.
However, you can take steps that can help you reduce errors in
giving medication at home. Following are a few common-sense
suggestions that you may find helpful.
Suggestion 1: Have one person in charge of
In our home, we have found that if one person is in charge of
giving the medications each day it makes the issue of when and how
much is given significantly easier to deal with. When it is not
possible to have just one person give the medication (for such
reasons as conflicting work schedules) then good communication
between those giving the medicin...
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