Dietary Intake and Risk for Reflux Esophagitis: A Case-Control Study

25 Mar 2013Ping Wu, Xiao-Hu Zhao, Zi-Sheng Ai, Hui-Hui Sun, Ying Chen,Yuan-Xi Jiang, Yi-Li Tong, and Shu-Chang Xu

High intake of meat, oils, salt, and calcium is associated with an increased risk for reflux esophagitis while high intake of protein, carbohydrate, calories from protein (%), vitamin C, grains and potatoes, fruits, and eggs correlates with a reduced risk for reflux esophagitis.

Case-control study
7 effects
1 year
537 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Salt Herb risk & protective factor
Salt
Herb

Acid Reflux Digestive outcome
Acid Reflux
Digestive

Strong Increase

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Calcium supplements Manufactured risk & protective factor
Calcium suppl...
Manufactured

Acid Reflux Digestive outcome
Acid Reflux
Digestive

Notable Increase

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Red Meat Nutrition risk & protective factor
Red Meat
Nutrition

Acid Reflux Digestive outcome
Acid Reflux
Digestive

Strong Increase

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Nuts & Peanuts Nutrition risk & protective factor

Acid Reflux Digestive outcome
Acid Reflux
Digestive

Strong Decrease

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Fruits Nutrition risk & protective factor
Fruits
Nutrition

Acid Reflux Digestive outcome
Acid Reflux
Digestive

Strong Decrease

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Saturated Fat Nutrition risk & protective factor
Saturated Fat
Nutrition

Acid Reflux Digestive outcome
Acid Reflux
Digestive

Strong Increase

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Vegetables Nutrition risk & protective factor
Vegetables
Nutrition

Acid Reflux Digestive outcome
Acid Reflux
Digestive

Strong Decrease

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