What to Eat to Avoid Holiday Heartburn

If you're prone to heartburn or have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), certain days may fill you with dread. But if you don't eat too much and choose the right foods, you can survive that food-related holiday.
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Don't overdo it

If you're prone to heartburn or have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), certain days—particularly Thanksgiving—may fill you with dread.

What could be worse than a food-related holiday? Although it may seem like a recipe for heartburn pain, there are things you can do to help prevent acid reflux on the big day.

First, choose the right food (and drinks). Second, don't eat too much at once. (Read more about daily habits that curb heartburn.)

A major cause of heartburn is overeating, which can push acid into the heartburn-generating danger zone.

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