Posted by Administrator on 9/25/2012
We're not going to lie: transforming your body from head to toe isn't
always the fastest process, because it takes time to burn fat and build
muscle. However, there is an exception: With the right diet and workout,
you can see a difference in your belly (and maybe even reveal an ab or
two!) in just a couple of days. The secret? Beat bloat.
Generally, the best way to avoid bloat is to stay away from soda,
alcohol and greasy, salty, fatty meals, which slow the stomach and the
intestines from emptying.
Here are 5 of our favorite bloat-busting foods, and a few moves to add to your belly-shrinking workout routine.
- Papaya: Some research says the enzyme in papaya
may aid digestion. Try mixing diced papaya into plain organic yogurt for
- Oatmeal: Oatmeal contains soluble fiber, which isn't broken down until it reaches
the large intestine, where digestion causes gas -- which can increase
- Asparagus: May ease gas build-up and, because of its diuretic
properties and also flush waste and excess water from your body.
- Quinoa: This South American grain is a great source of the
minerals magnesium, phosphorous and especially manganese. The potassium in quinoa has been shown to beat bloat by balancing and circulating body fluids. (your jeans will
Cardio and Yoga: On top of cardio (the fastest way to burn
the fat that's covering those dying-to-make-their-debut abs), take a few
yoga classes during the week. Certain postures such as "Seated Spinal
Twist" and "Triangle" are known for aiding in digestion by wringing out
your system and massaging your organs. Whether you're a yoga rookie or a
regular, before class, mention to your instructor that you would like
to focus on twisting postures.
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Ann Date 10/29/2012
Good ideas. I will have to stay away from the fruit in yogurts.