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Acid Neutralization Through Diet: Food Is Medicine – It’s Not Only What Comes Up; It’s What Goes Down

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Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease has traditionally been treated with medication. This chapter reviews a dietary approach utilizing acid neutralization through food. Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease is reviewed in the context of a mechanistic approach to treatment by counteracting acidity of food intake with more alkaline food materials.


  • Laryngopharyngeal reflux
  • Alkaline foods
  • Acid neutralization
  • Food is medicine

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Aviv, J.E. (2020). Acid Neutralization Through Diet: Food Is Medicine – It’s Not Only What Comes Up; It’s What Goes Down. In: Zalvan, C.H. (eds) Laryngopharyngeal and Gastroesophageal Reflux. Springer, Cham.

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