Gastro Esophageal Reflux (GERD)

Gastro Esophageal Reflux (GERD)

Gastro Esophageal Reflux (GERD) is a common inflammation most often benign of the esophagus (esophagitis) by reflux of acidic gastric juices which rise from the stomach to the esophagus.

To prevent GERD, so-called hygiene and dietary prevention (action on how to eat, action on food) is part of the recommendations by the health authorities. Other actions such as taking medication or hiatus hernia operation can be operated later or in parallel if needed.

Several studies demonstrate the influence of fast eating on the risk of reflux. One of these studies in 2004, the “Digestive Disease Center” of the

Medical University of South Carolina, USA, focuses on 20 healthy volunteers without digestive disorders. It measures the number of episodes of reflux following a single meal ** taken several days apart, once in 5 minutes, the other time in 30 minutes. In these conditions of experience, the finding is a 40% increase in reflux episodes for fast food.

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** Chicken Burger, french fries, and soft drink (400 ml). The calorie content of the meal was between 600 and 800 kcal (depending on the beverage selected), the fat content 60% and the volume (including the liquid content) of about 800 ml. After the meal, the subjects were asked to stay sitted.

Gastro Esophageal Reflux (GERD) is a common inflammation most often benign of the esophagus (esophagitis) by reflux of acidic gastric juices which rise from the stomach to the esophagus.

To prevent GERD, so-called hygiene and dietary prevention (action on how to eat, action on food) is part of the recommendations by the health authorities. Other actions such as taking medication or hiatus hernia operation can be operated later or in parallel if needed.

Several studies demonstrate the influence of fast eating on the risk of reflux. One of these studies in 2004, the “Digestive Disease Center” of the

Medical University of South Carolina, USA, focuses on 20 healthy volunteers without digestive disorders. It measures the number of episodes of reflux following a single meal ** taken several days apart, once in 5 minutes, the other time in 30 minutes. In these conditions of experience, the finding is a 40% increase in reflux episodes for fast food.

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** Chicken Burger, french fries, and soft drink (400 ml). The calorie content of the meal was between 600 and 800 kcal (depending on the beverage selected), the fat content 60% and the volume (including the liquid content) of about 800 ml. After the meal, the subjects were asked to stay sitted.

The Slow Control fork

efficient for slowing down and chewing more

Scientifically proven:

  • The slow control fork is effectient at slowing down fast eaters.
  • The Slow Control fork improves chewing of the bolus before ingestion
  • The Slow Control fork is efficient to lose weight