Heartburn? Avoid heavy meals

Do you suffer from chronic heartburn? It might be time to go for a thorough check-up as it could be a symptom of something more serious.

In the meantime, however, it could help to avoid large, heavy meals.

Take action:

Try splitting up your three standard daily meals into five smaller ones, for example:

Breakfast
– cereal with yoghurt and herbal tea.

Mid-morning snack
– sandwich with cottage cheese or a boiled egg and herbal tea.
Lunch – 30g portion of lean meat or fish, or egg with cooked vegetables and fruit.

Mid-afternoon snack
– 2 biscuits or rusks with herbal tea.
Supper – 50g lean meat or fish with rice and cooked vegetables and canned fruit with custard or yoghurt for dessert.

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