Dr. Norm Robillard has written a great book on how to virtually eliminate heartburn without meds or surgery. I have followed his advice inadvertently and rarely suffer from heartburn or, as it is called when chronic, GERD.
I'm watching CNBC right now and they are telling me that due to skyrocketing prices, people are buying cheaper foods to save money. Less meat and more macaroni. Less fish and more fish sticks.