The holiday season is finally here! And we all know that as much as we’re looking forward to spending time with family and indulging in our favorite holiday foods, they are often accompanied by bloating and weight gain. Now is a perfect time for reunions and we want people to see that we’re looking and doing well.
So, put down those fad diet pills you were just about to buy and check out these simple ways to reduce bloating within days, the safe way:
Drink Lemon Water
Lemons are a natural diuretic and a gentle laxative. It can reduce the amount of salt retained in your body and leave you feeling less bloated.
Cut up some lemon slices and add them to your 8 glasses of water each day, until you feel lighter and flushed of toxins.
Cut The Salt
According to the Mississippi State Department of Health, most people today consume more than twice the daily recommended amount of salt.
Too much salt in your diet causes bloating and water retention in your abdomen, legs or feet because your body retains water as it becomes dehydrated, which can cause weight gain and eventually strain your heart.
To avoid this, cut back the salt immediately.
This means no salt on your fries, eggs, soups, chips, and anything else. If it’s just too bland to eat, choose the pepper!
Replace Bread with Veggies
A lot of bloating comes from actually overeating the wrong foods, and you guessed it: those are the same foods that