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Barrett’s esophagus-friendly diet

Digestive Health | Last Active: Sep 17, 2019 | Replies (72)

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Do you think that fig newton cookies would be safe to eat?

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@riflemanz64 Well, according to the ICN food list, fresh or dried figs are in the "foods worth trying", but since the figs in a store-bought Newton cookie have a lot of other ingredients and preservatives in them, I'm leaning towards probably not a great idea. However, the only real way of knowing, since everyone tolerates things differently, is to try it – but, I would just try one and see how you do with that. If I eat something that flares up my BE, I usually know right away, like minutes after I've eaten it. So, it's up to you whether you want to take the chance or not. If you try, let me know how it went!

Also, I'm not sure this is something you'd be interested in or not, but my mom also has BE, but she doesn't have all of the other health issues that I have, so she is able to do things for her BE a little differently than me. So, I looked into this book for her bc the Dr was talking about possible surgery for her, and I decided to buy it for her bc I kept hearing really good things about it. She had only been following it for a few days and was so encouraged and excited to tell me that it was already making a huge difference, so she is currently in the middle of the 28-day program, and is feeling so much better and has even lost weight. She also said that it is very interesting and informative. I bought it off of Amazon for $13

The Acid Watcher Diet: A 28-Day Reflux Prevention and Healing Program https://www.amazon.com/dp/1101905581/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_81ytDbXQ7VB5K