Healthy Recipes and Lifestyle Tips to Fight Acid Reflux

Dr. Gourmet launches book and new iPhone app to cope with GERD, acid reflux and heartburn

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The key to controlling GERD is careful experimentation to find what works best in reducing your symptoms

New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 7, 2011

For the 25 million adults who suffer daily from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), an important new resource is now available that will demonstrate how to control acid reflux and heartburn. Dr. Tim Harlan, AKA Dr. Gourmet, board-certified internist and Medical Director at Tulane University School of Medicine, has released a new book, The Dr. Gourmet Diet for People with GERD/Acid Reflux, and a new iPhoneApp, diet4gerd, both of which include information on how to eat great food without the pain of reflux, recommendations for lifestyle change, and “Tummy Tips” to help you live a pain-free life.

Research has shown that being overweight increases the risk of acid reflux; The Dr. Gourmet Diet for People with GERD/Acid Reflux and diet4gerd help people lose weight, eat great food and control acid reflux.

  •     Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snack Guidelines break down why eating certain foods at different times of day have a direct impact on acid reflux and heartburn—and recommendations on how to control it
  •     Tummy Tips showcase smart, easy-to-implement ideas via meal guidelines and recipes
  •     Recipe Tags instantly identify serving sizes, meal time (breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack) and how much time is needed to prepare
  •     Six Week meal plans with complete grocery shopping lists

“The key to controlling GERD is careful experimentation to find what works best in reducing your symptoms,” says Dr. Tim Harlan, aka Dr. Gourmet. “The book and app provide information, recommendations and recipes to help determine symptom triggers and meal ideas that don’t cause discomfort.”

The Dr. Gourmet Diet for People with GERD/Acid Reflux is available for download at DrGourmet.com for $14.95 and softback book for $19.95. Diet4gerd is available for download on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch in the iTunes App Store for $2.99.

For more information about Dr. Gourmet, Dr. Tim Harlan, The Dr. Gourmet Diet for People with GERD/Acid Reflux and diet4gerd, please visit http://www.drgourmet.com or http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/diet4gerd/id420825581?mt=8#

About Dr. Gourmet
Dr. Timothy Harlan, who practices medicine daily in New Orleans, is currently the Medical Director of the Tulane University Medical Group at Tulane University School of Medicine and is an assistant professor of medicine. He writes extensively on diet and health. His books, It's Heartly Fare and Hand On Heart, guide readers on what they can eat for optimum health. Just Tell Me What to Eat (Da Capo Lifelong Books) is being released in June 2011. As a recognized expert, Dr. Harlan has been featured on CNN, "The New York Times" and "The Wall Street Journal" and other top-tier media outlets. On television Harlan has been the on-air expert for the Food Network show "Cooking Thin" and as a host on the DIY Network show "AskDIY." His 2002 public broadcast program "The Dr. Gourmet Show" earned an Emmy® Award for excellence in medical programming.

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