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Ever get heartburn or acid reflux? You may not need to immediately reach for medication. Mary Purdy, RD, gives the scoop on natural remedies for heartburn. PLUS: The Nutrition Challenge of the Week!

In this episode you’ll find out:

What is heartburn (acid reflux) exactly? Do you have any of the symptoms

What are the things that cause heartburn? What are YOUR triggers

What can you do after it happens? The best herbs and teas you can take to feel better

It’s all about the diet! Alkaline vs acidic Why you have to keep your diet mostly alkaline What are the best (and yummiest) alkaline foods

Why acid reflux is sometimes caused…by too little acid?! A little science behind acid reflux Why increasing acid in your body might be the solution to heartburn

Prevention is the best medicine What can you do prevent heartburn in the first place Why keeping an eating diary is a major step towards healing

THIS WEEK’S GIVE-AWAY: $70 Gift Card from Nona Lim /

TO ENTER THE DRAWING: 1. Send Mary an email at 2. Mention "heartburn" in the subject line. 3. FYI - Food from Nona Lim can only be sent to a USA address.

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Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, dishes out easy-to-digest info, tips, and advice about nutrition & lifestyle, backed by over 10 years of clinical experience and a healthy sense of humor.

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Mary Purdy is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Clinical Nutrition from Bastyr University.
Past experience:
• Private practice (8 yrs)
• Adjunct professor at Bastyr University
• Clinical Supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. Mary currently works as a Registered Dietitian Coach at the Scientific Wellness company, Arivale. Mary takes an integrative/holistic approach to diet, health & wellness and believes that food is medicine!

DISCLAIMER This podcast is intended for entertainment purposes only. Please consult your doctor before following any information you hear here. The opinions expressed here are those exclusively of Mary Purdy, the Show’s producers, and guests, and do not necessarily represent the views of Arivale, Bastyr, Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine, or other entities.

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