Dr Oz: Heartburn Helpers- Ginger & Foods That Help Heartburn NEXT PAGE ADVERTISEMENT Doctor Oz played a game called “Heartburn Helpers” to teach us what foods help heartburn and what foods cause heartburn. If you have heartburn, then this could save you pain! Heartburn Helping Foods 1. What helps Heartburn: Cheese or Beans? Cheese is high in fat and can cause heartburn. Beans are high in protein and can help prevent heartburn.