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 cheeseburger...

Choose extra-lean ground beef or a turkey burger. The leaner the beef, the better chance you have of avoiding heartburn. Turkey can be a good beef alternative, but make sure it is also on the lean side. Full-fat cheese is a trigger, but if you can't leave it off, opt for feta or goat cheese, which are less likely to aggravate GERD.

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