[gardeners] Re: GERD?

bsk (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Tue, 25 Feb 2003 18:15:11 -0600

GERD, is this the same or similar to acid reflux disease?

Okie zone 7a
----- Original Message -----
From: "George Shirley" <gshirl@bellsouth.net>
> After talking to a dietician about what I can eat now that I've got
> G.E.R.D I discovered that fresh tomatoes are okay but tomato sauce,
> canned tomatoes, and tomato paste are not a good idea except in
> moderation. Does anyone know why this is? Does the acid content
> concentrate in canned tomatoes? Curious isn't it, when USDA advise
> adding lemon juice or citric acid to home canned tomatoes because modern
> varieties aren't acidic enough on their on.
> George