Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Dr. Jorge, author of the best-selling health and cook book, The Acid Reflux Solution, offers advice, information, and even a few recipes to help you live a better life, without sacrificing any of its great pleasures.
Jul 31 2012
Cooking For Charity and Finding Inspiration in Unlikely Places
About a month ago I was approached to participate in a charity raffle. I agreed, seeing as I am not the sort of person to say no to a good cause. I offered to cook meals out of my book, The Acid Reflux Solution,as my auction item. I thought it ...
Jul 26 2012
Healthy Summertime Recipes: Tarragon Chicken Salad
In my last post, I talked about healthy, acid-reducing alternatives to the standard cookout side dishes. Since it is summer and everyone loves a light, tasty salad, I thought I’d share my recipe for tarragon chicken salad with dried cherries, wal...
Jul 24 2012
Summertime Tips: Avoiding Heartburn, Part 2
In my last blog I spoke about the entrée portion of a BBQ, but what about the sides? In many instances these are much more dangerous for your GERD—let’s look at some of the most popular.Foods to Avoid: CornThe funny thing about this “vegetable” ...
Jul 19 2012
Summer Time Tips: Avoiding Heartburn, Part I
www.shescribes.comWith the temperatures soaring across the country, eating a heavy meal is the last thing on your mind. But summer in America signals the start of sitting outside on a hot, lazy day with all-you-can-eat barbeques cooking up bu...
Jul 12 2012
Where’s the Beef? In Your Diet!
Who says you have to give up your taste buds when you have Acid Reflux? It’s probably the last thing you would expect me, a doctor, to tell you. But my feeling is the less food you have to give up, the easier it is for you to avoid the temptat...
Jul 09 2012
Burn Baby, Burn
In the United States, over 50 million Americans complain of acid reflux. Roughly 44 percent report an attack at least once a week. I was one of them. More than 23 million people experience heartburn daily. GERD strikes people of all ages. You’v...
Jul 05 2012
4th of July Wednesday/Reflux Thursday
I had been “good” for months, following the advice that I wrote in my best-selling book, The Acid Reflux Solution. But on the fourth of July Wednesday, I had a relapse, so to speak. It just goes to show that we’re all human and sometimes you jus...
Jun 28 2012
Welcome to The Acid Reflux Solution
Hello, my name is Jorge Rodriguez. I am a medical doctor who specializes in internal medicine and digestive diseases. I treat everything from heartburn to heart disease to heartache. I guess you could say that I truly am an internal medicine sp...