Cooking through the decades

It takes something special to stand the test of time and since John Rennie first marketed his tablets in the 1920s, Rennie has been helping people overcome indigestion and heartburn.

Below are some of our favourite recipes and ingredients from each decade of the past 100 years that, like Rennie, remain as popular as ever – although we’ll have to check back in the 2110s to see if quinoa is still being hailed as a wonder food…


Learn what food cause acid reflux and avoid it.


Heartburn is the name given to the burning feeling or heat that begins in your chest or throat and rises upwards to the throat.

Man experiencing gas pain in chest due to heartburn.

Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is the reverse passage of gastric contents into the oesophagus (‘food pipe’) which can cause heartburn.

While dining out, try to avoid food that cause heartburn.


Indigestion, also known as dyspepsia, is a general term for pain or discomfort felt after meals in the stomach region, associated with difficulty in digesting food.

Man holding stomach uncomfortably due to trapped wind

Trapped Wind

Trapped wind (trapped gas) is a very common condition causing pain or discomfort around the digestive system, usually due to a build up of pressure in your stomach or abdomen.

Pregnant woman in red dress holding baby bump

Heartburn In Pregnancy

Heartburn is very common during pregnancy especially during the third trimester. Heartburn affects 22% of women in the first trimester, 39% in the second and up to 72% in the last.