It is better to use natural antacid foods to control your heartburn. Compared to the synthetic antacids
which have side effects when you use them for a long time, natural foods, which act as antacids are safer.
Most such natural antiacid foods are available in your homes and are cheaper than the store bought chemical based antacids.
Even more important is the fact that natural solutions are a healthier alternative. They also reduce the possibility of becoming dependent on chemical drugs.
Eating healthier small meals helps in controlling heartburn. If you still have a sour stomach in between meals, eating something that is a natural antiacid food that will settle it.
You will find a few items below.
Banana - is known for reducing stomach acidity.
Vinegar - if your heartburn is because of the reduced acidity, you need to add some acid in your diet. A spoonful of vinegar works to do just that.
Turmeric - is useful in proper digestion of foods. It can be easily ingested by using in the cooking of foods.
Papaya - a tasty, vitamin filled colorful fruit,
Aloe Vera - Aloe Vera is available in juice or capsule form and works
by spreading a protective coating on the esophagus. But it should not
be taken by pregnant women and by those who have kidney problems.