What neutralizes pepsin in the throat?

What neutralizes pepsin in the throat?

What neutralizes pepsin in the throat?

Alkaline water can neutralize pepsin's acidity in the throat, and plant-based proteins tend to produce less pepsin.7 Sep 2017

Can you eat bread if you have LPR?

  • Even bread is mildly acidic. We cannot eliminate acid because there would be nothing left to eat! The goal of an LPR diet is, therefore, to reduce acid – not to eat a 100% acid-free diet. Ideally, you should try to abstain from anything with a pH lower than 5 – at least for a while.

What foods are good for acid reflux and LPR?

  • Sometimes I get asked are bananas good for LPR and the simple answer is that it depends. But generally speaking, bananas are great for people with acid reflux and LPR, they are soothing and also very nutritious with is an added benefit.

What should the pH be on a LPR diet?

  • Ideally you want to only be consuming foods and drinks with a pH of more than 5. This is because foods above pH of 5 reactivate the pepsin much less if not at all. You can see below in the diagram how much the certain acidity level will reactivate the pepsin. For reference the lower the pH the more acidic it is and the higher the more alkaline.

Which is the best way to treat LPR?

  • As you might have guessed already LPR is best treated naturally through a low acid diet and avoiding the common triggers. Of course, there are other things you can do to further help this like not eating within 3 hours before sleeping and losing weight particularly around the stomach can also be helpful for certain people. Are bananas good for LPR?

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