How to beat the bloat: Three tips that work for getting rid of belly bloat

1. It's not rocket science, it's just water retention. I used to enjoy a nightly snack of Cheezits. You know the little buttery cheesy crackers. I went for two years eating them nearly every night (around midnight) and then wondering why in the heck I could not get rid of the pudge.
Duh! Now that I've gone (mostly) gluten free and given them up (yes, I do miss them), I don't wake with pudge that won't budge. It's not a perfect plan, but it has worked for me. What do I eat instead? Well, I try not to eat at all late at night, but when I must have something, a few rice crackers or small bowl of plain, lightly salted popcorn works.
2. Drink a smoothie a day. Not a junk-food smoothie from a place where frozen yogurt is included in most of the offerings, but a real yogurt, green powder, protein powder smoothie. Here again, I've given up whey protein or veg protein. They whey made me bloat. If you drink one a day with real yogurt (try to keep the sugar to a minimum), add a little frozen fruit, some protein and fiber powder, it's a great meal replacement and really helps keep the "system moving" if you get my drift. 
3. Water: Yes, drink plenty but don't overload yourself. I have found a drink several glasses a day plus a couple of cups of coffee and a cup of tea in the evening (decaf green). I don't obsess; I just stay hydrated and make sure to keep my water glass filled and near me.
Good luck!


Popular posts from this blog

Facemaster vs. NuFace vs. Ultra Renew Plus (Truth in Aging) -- UPDATED

Can women over 40 do a smokey eye makeup look? (Celeb misses)

The Battle Between CLAREBLEND MINI and NuFace (Outcome Results) Which is the better home microcurrent machine?