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Bloating is a very common problem and is often caused by issues like constipation or excess gas. What you eat and drink can significantly affect bloating.
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There are many food items which are known to prevent fluid retention, improve gut health and reduce bloating. Here are some such foods.
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Turmeric is rich in a compound called curcumin which due to its anti-inflammatory properties helps regulate the digestive system.
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Ginger gets your gut juices flowing and aids in digestion and helps your stomach empty faster, which prevents bloating.
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Bananas are rich in potassium which supports a healthy fluid balance and hence helps calm gas production in the belly.
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Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant that works as an anti-inflammatory all over the body. They are also rich in potassium.
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Celery provides certain flavonoids that reduce inflammation. It also contains mannitol which promotes digestion.
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A bowl of oatmeal in the morning can be an effective way of battling bloating. Oats are loaded with fiber and anti-inflammatory properties.
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Studies show peppermint capsules can help relax the muscles in your digestive system, pushing the gas out to relieve bloating.
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Apples have high water content and are rich in potassium, which promotes a healthy fluid balance and helps you stay hydrated.
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Some studies say drinking kefir, a fermented yogurt-like beverage, takes away stomach gas by as much as 70%.
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