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 brownie...

Try a cookie instead. Chocolate relaxes the sphincter, allowing stomach acids to creep up into the esophagus. Though sugar and butter can also trigger heartburn, having one low-fat cookie (we love these Snickerdoodles) can satisfy a sweet tooth without triggering GERD.

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