Feeling bloated even when it’s not that time of the month? It is probably due to the food you’re eating on a daily or weekly basis. If you’re looking for a healthier alternative this summer, try the following foods which are proven to beat the bloat.
Who knew that parsley could be so good for a bloated belly? Enjoy some of this fresh herb in your salad, sandwich or even a healthy quiche to enjoy its diuretic benefits.
Stick to the standard 8 glasses of water each day to help flush out those toxins from your kidneys. You can also enjoy a cup of green tea to help de-bloat your belly after a filling meal.
Enjoy a pineapple and papaya tropical salad to help break down the food in your body. These fruits are packed with enzymes to help aid digestion, and also keep your body looking trim and healthy.
A warm cup of peppermint tea is another great way to kick-off your metabolism after lunch or dinner. It helps to relax your muscles, and breaks down gas.
Treat yourself to a few scoops of probiotic yoghurt with fruits to decrease gas after a filling meal. Yoghurt is also packed with good bacteria which will settle an upset stomach.
Swap the white rice for brown rice which are rich in fibre and won’t have your body feeling too congested.
Most fresh vegetables are packed with digestive enzymes to help combat against a bloated stomach. A fresh summer salad is a lightweight meal option which won’t leave you unbuttoning your pants soon afterwards!
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