Summer is coming and it is time to wear bodycon dresses, shorts and skirts. There is nothing worse than waking up in the morning and look fat than usual. One day you have a flat belly, the next day, your belly looks bigger.
Many people confuse about it and they think they gained weight overnight. Of course it is impossible. We can’t gain weight overnight just as we can’t lose weight overnight.
Bloating doesn’t only make your belly bigger but can cause discomfort and pain. The good news is you can avoid this condition with some tricks.
Most people experience bloating all the time. Simple lifestyle changes and exercises can prevent it from reoccuring.
There are some foods that are hard to digest for some people. Lactose in diary, gluten and many other foods can cause bloating.
Here is how you can beat bloating
Keep Notes on How Your Body Reacts the Different Foods
Some people intolerant to some foods. Food allergies and intolerances can cause bloating. If you have this problem, keep notes on how your body reacts the different foods and share with your doctor to figure out.
Avoid Chewing Gum
Chewing gum can cause bloating. Swallowing air while chewing lead to bloating.
Whether you prefer yoga or walk, getting in 20 minutes of activity each day help fight bloating.
Eat Water Heavy Fruits
High water content fruits like watermelon help flush out sodium.
Add Ginger To Your Diet
According to researches, ginger is helpful to reduce bloating. You can use it in your salads and smoothies.
Probiotics should be regular part of your diet. Probiotics keep the gut healthy which in turn regulates your digestive system and reduces bloating. Foods like yogurt and fermented vegetables are perfect probiotic.
Eating quickly and not chewing your food well cause air swallowing.
Mindful eating is very important. Slow down and enjoy your food. Your meal should last at least 20 minutes. Digestion begins in the mouth and you can decrease blating just by chewing your food slowly and more.
Add Potassium into Your Diet
Potassium helps the kidney get rid of salt which helps water retention.
Bananas, oranges and strawberries are perfect potassium sources.
I know it sounds cliche but water is essential for us. Drinking water reduces bloating .