If you are looking for a heartburn home remedy you will be thrilled to know that heartburn has nothing to do with your heart, even though some of the symptoms could often be mistaken as those of a heart attack.
The problem here is your digestive system and the specific culprit is the esophagus.
The uncomfortable feeling usually occurs after eating.
Make some potato juice by scrubbing the potato and grating it using the small holes of the grater and then drink this juice.
So you ask yourself why this will help with your heartburn?
Simply put, potatoes are rich in Potassium and because potassium is an electrolyte, it allows all muscles to contract, including the smooth muscle tissue lining the digestive tract, which in turn is essential for digestion.
Proper digestion helps to fight heartburn.
So in a nutshell, here are your options for a heartburn home remedy:
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"An apple a day keeps the Doctor away".
Not only are they low in fat, but one medium size potato contains only one-and-a-half servings of carbohydrates (dieticians recommend 4 daily servings) - meaning they are not too high in kilojoules after all (498 kilojoules a potato).
This inexpensive vegetable provides fiber if eaten with the skin and contains high levels of chromium and potassium which aid brain function.
They don't contain wheat so are a great alternative to bread.
For those on the Banting Diet, just ignore the above!!
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