25 Ways to Beat πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ the Bloat 😫 ...

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Gas and bloating is uncomfortable.

The food and liquid you consume takes up space in your stomach which naturally expands, but if that food gives off gases or takes a long time to digest you get bloat.

These are some things you can try when your jeans won’t zip up over your bloated belly.

1. Avoid Fizzy Drinks

Avoid Fizzy Drinks

Fizzy drinks are full of gas and they release that carbon dioxide into your stomach when you drink them.

2. Avoid Drinking through a Straw

Using a straw to drink will make you swallow extra air that will cause bloating.

Avoid Drinking through a Straw

3. Avoid High-Acid Drinks

Tea, coffee, alcohol, hot cocoa, and acidic fruit juices irritate your gastrointestinal tract.

Avoid them.

Avoid High-Acid Drinks

4. Say No to Gassy Veggies

Avoid veggies like broccoli, beans, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and others with complex carbohydrate Raffinose to prevent bloating.

Say No to Gassy Veggies

5. Eat and Drink Slowly

Drinking or eating too fast will make you swallow more air that gets trapped in your digestive system and leads to bloating.

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6. Avoid Milk

Say no to cow’s milk if you are lactose intolerant because undigested lactose can cause gas, cramping, and bloating.2

Avoid Milk

7. Cut down on Dietary Fiber

Dietary fiber may help with constipation but too much of it will cause bloating by slowing the movement of gas through the bowels.

Cut down on Dietary Fiber

8. Eat Smaller Meals

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Eating smaller meals more often may provide your stomach with more time to break down food, which will prevent bloating.

9. Limit Your Alcohol Intake

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Alcohol leads to constipation and dehydration, which not only causes bloating but makes it worse too.

10. Eat Fewer Spicy Foods

Avoid foods seasoned with nutmeg, black pepper, hot sauce, cloves, mustard or garlic to avoid bloating.

Eat Fewer Spicy Foods

11. Avoid the Sugar Substitutes

Sugar substitutes such as manitol, xylitol, maltitol, or erhthritol found in cookies, gum, snack bars etc., stay in your stomach longer and cause abdominal distention and bloating.

Avoid the Sugar Substitutes
Drink Plenty of Water
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