Simple Swaps for a Heartburn-Free Tailgate

If you're really craving tailgate fare, try these swaps to keep GERD at bay.
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If you want a Bloody Mary...

Choose beer instead. Bloody Marys contain acidic tomato juice and vodka—two heartburn no-no's. Though all alcohol can trigger heartburn, the National Heartburn Alliance ranks beer as your best choice. Just sip slowly and don't combine it with any other GERD-aggravating foods.

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