B Vitamins Improve Health Related to Occasional Reflux

October 26, 2013 | Byron J. Richards, Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist

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 B Vitamins Improve Health Related to Occasional Reflux
Occasional reflux causes inflammatory irritation to the lining of the esophagus. A new study shows that intake of B vitamins lowers the risk for this problem.

The study found that intake of folic acid and vitamin B6 were correlated with the health of the esophagus, whereas low B2 was linked to reflux.

B vitamins are not only needed for the energy required for digestion but also to help repair inflammation and protect tissue.

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