Eating, Diet, & Nutrition for Barrett's Esophagus
How can your diet help prevent Barrett’s esophagus?
Researchers have not found that diet and nutrition play an important role in causing or preventing Barrett’s esophagus.
If you have gastroesophageal reflux (GER) or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), you can prevent or relieve your symptoms by changing your diet. Dietary changes that can help reduce your symptoms include
- decreasing fatty foods
- eating small, frequent meals instead of three large meals
Avoid eating or drinking the following items that may make GER or GERD worse:
- greasy or spicy foods
- tomatoes and tomato products
- alcoholic drinks
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