Melon Melon (pH 6.1) is good for acid reflux. However, as with bananas, a small percentage (1% to 2%) of those with acid reflux need to avoid it. Also included in the good-for-reflux category are honeydew, cantaloupe, and watermelon.
For some people, certain foods seem to aggravate their symptoms. For them, they need a diet that is designed to accomplish the following: Restrict or avoid those foods that may cause irritation to the digestive system Reduce excessive acid production Prevent unpleasant side effects, such as heartburn.
Will Eating This Give Me Heartburn? Good question -- and the answer might not be what you expect. First, here are a few basic facts about heartburn, which has nothing to do with the heart. Heartburn is a burning discomfort from the chest area up to the throat. It can happen when stomach acid refluxes, or flows up, through a valve called the lower esophageal sphincter and irritates the esophagus. Certain foods can trigger heartburn, but you may have a little more food freedom than you think.