Monday, May 12, 2014

5 Ways to Beat the Bloat ..........

Feeling puffy? Bloating caused by gas, irregularity, or water retention can make even a tiny tummy become anything but. Here’s how to fix the problem.

Increase potassium

The more salt you consume on a given day, the more potassium-rich foods—asparagus, citrus fruits, melon, tomatoes—you should eat.


Get off the couch

"In many people, exercise stimulates the bowels, ending constipation,"

Down 8 glasses of liquids each day

Fluids help flush waste out of your system and reduce water retention. Coffee can have the added bonus of contracting the colon, helping you to go. 









Sip peppermint tea

It alleviates gas by relaxing the digestive tract and boosting normal peristalsis.

 Cut out excess salt and drink two to three liters of water a day,


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