Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet Cookbook & Cure

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Overview

Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet Cookbook & Cure is the first book to explain how acid reflux, particularly silent reflux, is related to dietary and lifestyle factors. It also explains how and why the reflux epidemic is related to the use of acid as a food preservative.

Dr. Koufman defines the symptoms this shockingly common disease and explains why a change in diet can alleviate some of the most common symptoms. Dropping Acid offers a dietary cure for acid reflux, as well as ...

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Overview

Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet Cookbook & Cure is the first book to explain how acid reflux, particularly silent reflux, is related to dietary and lifestyle factors. It also explains how and why the reflux epidemic is related to the use of acid as a food preservative.

Dr. Koufman defines the symptoms this shockingly common disease and explains why a change in diet can alleviate some of the most common symptoms. Dropping Acid offers a dietary cure for acid reflux, as well as lists of the best and worst foods for a reflux sufferer. The book’s recipes use tasty fats as flavorings, not as main ingredients; included are the recipes for tasty dishes that prove living with reflux doesn't mean living without delicious food.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780982708316
  • Publisher: Katalitix
  • Publication date: 9/16/2010
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 25,074
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Jamie A. Koufman is a physician and researcher on the topic of acid reflux. She coined the terms “laryngopharyngeal reflux” and “silent reflux". Koufman is the founder and director of the Voice Institute of New York, a comprehensive voice and reflux treatment center, and Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology at New York Medical College. As a surgeon, Koufman pioneered laryngeal framework surgery in the United States and was a founding member of the International Association of Phonosurgery. She performs voice (vocal cord) reconstruction surgery and office-based minimally invasive laryngeal laser surgery. Koufman is a past president of the American Bronchoesophagological Association. She has received the Honor Award and the Distinguished Service Awards of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, as well as the Casselberry Award and a Presidential Citation from the American Laryngological Association. For 25 years, Dr. Koufman has lectured and published in the fields of laryngology and acid reflux research. Castle Connolly has listed Dr. Koufman as a "Top Doctor" every year since 2001.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2011

    Highly recommend

    Dropping Acid is well written; easy for lay person to understand. Have already tried the 2 week plan and it did work. No cure for my very severe case but has helped a great deal. Thanks for info


    Dorothy C
    Dahlonega GA

    9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2013

    Seems to make a lot of sense you owe it to yourself to read it

    This book was a quick read, with a lot of very interesting information. I bought three copies, passed one on to a registered dietitian. If you just follow some of the easy to understand tips regarding changes to make in your diet, you should feel better immediately.

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  • Posted July 5, 2013

    Great Resource

    This is the best resource I have found for dealing with my GERD. Following the suggested diet has already brought some relief - I'm looking forward to more improvement in the long term.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2013

    I highly recommend this book to anyone who has struggled with re

    I highly recommend this book to anyone who has struggled with reflux. My GI doctor was only able to recommend some marginal nutritional advice and  prescribe medication, but my common sense told me there was more that could be done. The authors have year of experience treating and researching reflux. This book offers much more than recipes and includes easy to understand basics of how this occurs and how to remedy many of the symptoms through diet. The only reason I'm not giving 5 stars is due to the need for more recipes. Otherwise, I've found this book to be very informative. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2012

    A Good Resource

    This book has plenty of good advice on the how's and the why's of the increasingly common problems of reflux. I recommend it both for the information and the dietary information. Some of it was new to me -- some of it was things I know, but this is worthwhile resource for a health concern that can have lasting consequences.

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