10 flat-belly foods to beat the bloat
If you want to beat the bloat, add these foodie finds to your menu.
LEMON: The vitamins and antioxidants in this zesty fruit support weight loss and help improve detoxification.
CELERY: You burn more kJs munching this veggie than it contains, and its diuretic properties help keep bloat at bay.
YOGHURT: Rich in protein, Greek yoghurt contains active cultures that increase your level of crucial gut-friendly bacteria.
EGGS: The yolk is packed with vitamin B12 to give you energy, and protein to build muscle and keep you feeling full.
AVOCADO: Avos are packed with anti-inflammatory fatty acids and potassium for reducing water retention.
CINNAMON: This warming spice boosts metabolism and aids digestion. It can even help balance blood sugar and nix cravings.
OATS: A fibre-filled brekkie, oats are a source of the amino acid glutamine, which is soothing on your digestive tract.
APPLE: An apple a day offers you 5g of fibre, which helps to keep you full – and keeps your body regular, too.
PINEAPPLE: Summer’s cutest fruit is full of the enzyme bromelain, which helps your body digest food and avoid bloating.
RAW NUTS: Cashews, almonds and Brazil nuts contain protein plus omega-3 fats, which prompt cells to burn fat.
This story originally appeared in the November 2016 issue of Women’s Fitness