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November 30, 2022 • Healthy Eating & Nutrition

Improve Heartburn with Lifestyle

You can improve GERD (aka heartburn) symptoms with lifestyle! Today I want to be sure you know that a healthy lifestyle can be a Godsend for those suffering from GERD, or Gastro-esophageal reflux, better know as heartburn, which has become near epidemic!

5 Anti-Reflux Practices

In one of the largest and highest quality studies of its type to date, scientists found that those engaging in the following five anti-reflux practices could reduce their overall GERD symptoms by 37%:

Given that GERD meds are costly and may have serious long term side effects, diet and lifestyle should be the standard first line treatment for alleviating GERD symptoms.

So yes, you can improve GERD (aka heartburn) symptoms with lifestyle!

The Best Time to Exercise

Although exercise is great for health during any time of the day, here are 6 science-backed reasons to exercise first thing in the morning.

The 6 Reasons

  1. It strengthens the all-important circadian rhythm.
  2. It improves sleep.*
  3. It provides an immediate boost in mood that can linger up to 12 hours.
  4. It enhances immune function.
  5. It boosts the chances that you will choose a healthier breakfast.
  6. It becomes a habit more readily than exercise later in the day. 

Finally, thank you SO MUCH for being here and feeding YOUR hunger for health. I KNOW it’s the greatest thing you can do for yourself, as well as for those you love.