Lifestyle modifications are a safe and inexpensive approach to treating GERD and promoting general wellbeing. Of the many possible lifestyle recommendations only a small portion will be relevant and effective in treating your GERD.
Active people have a significantly lower risk for a host of conditions: diabetes, heart disease, some cancers, depression, etc. One study showed that only 15 minutes a day increased life expectancy by 3 years!
There is much value in dietary approaches to preventing iron deficiency anemia. They not only improve nutrition but also minimize the need for iron supplements, which are known to cause various side effects.