Earlier this week, I wrote about an obstacle I faced with my project food as fuel. Serious consistent heartburn.
I did massive research for a few days. I needed to find a solution.
Here is a summary of what I learnt.
- Acid reflux/heartburn is a condition in which acidic gastric fluid flows backward into the esophagus - usually creating a burning session you get around the chest.
- I also uncovered that most people with heartburn actually have low stomach acid. This low acid is also responsible for low absorption of minerals... Particularly vitamin B12, and protein.
- I found a lot of suggestions for treating the this condition. I considered all the options and identified the one that works for everything else I am trying to do.
Bone broth is a liquid of simmered cow or chicken bones and tissues. It is packed with a lot of nutrients that helps the gut heal in addition to providing minerals the body needs.
I have been drinking bone broth for 2 days since my discovery and I have yet to experience an episode of acid reflux.
Back to project food as fuel with a vengeance.
Like Brandon said - can't stop me now.