Thank you for your reply! I don't consume coffee or tea anymore, but would use sweet & low & cream. I still crave coffee, but a trigger drink for me.
I'm half way afraid of more than one or two broccoli florets, usually completely avoid it because it definately causes reflux.
Tomatoes are def a trigger for me, I don't consume anything w/tomatoes, and never liked pizza.
Most fruits causes reflux for me,usually only eat apples(granny smith) Ironic, because as I child I recall fruit being just too sweet, more than sugar, and same w/natural fruit juice. I would always dilute juice w/water. Usually only drink water. I absolutely love watermelon, but stay away from it now. Won't eat strawberries, cantaloupe, or melon, only apples.
Collards causes problems if consumed for several days in a row(average fist size portions). Green beans are usally consumed and well tolerated out of all veggies. Cabbage bothers me, and I believe cauliflower, eggplant, Okra & others will too. So, I just won't eat them. I think carrots bother me if too many are consumed.
Well, now I know why beans & yams cause a problem, but I am surprised about Oatmeal. I thought this was one of the few natural healthy foods left on earth. Peanuts also cause problems if too much is consumed.
Dr. Norm, my list should probably give you an idea of why I have a problem w/weight gain. Many food items just bother me. Does your book recommend healthy non trigger foods for weight gain?? I need more calories!