That’s right, a whopping 10% of deaths in America come from preventable hospital mistakes. The statistics might vary slightly from one source to the next, but both mainstream (e.g. NPR and U.S. News) and alternative (Taki’s Magazine) news outlets agree that the numbers are alarmingly high.
It is fairly common knowledge that Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and the painful symptoms that accompany it such as heartburn and indigestion are heavily influenced by what foods you eat.
Perhaps the most common long-term solution to prevent and counter GERD is simple and also well-known: Ingest more alkaline and fewer acidic substances.
Obviously, it’s best to avoid acidic products such as soda-pop and junk foods entirely. This doesn’t mean you should abstain from all acid-forming nourishment, however.
An acidic bloodstream and the debilitating symptoms that can only occur while in this state can be avoided quite easily. Simply consume a balanced ratio of acid/alkaline nourishment and you should be fine.
Throw some chopped apple and banana into your oatmeal. Mix in some broccoli and onion with your beef. Continue reading