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The causes of bloating are many and include constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion, and excess water retention. Bloating can also be a sign of infection. Luckily it tends not to be a severe ailment a can be treated at home.

If you want to discover how to reduce bloating naturally using easy some easy to obtain food from your grocery store or farmer’s market read on.

Lemons

While being an excellent source of immune-boosting vitamin c, these fruits can also reduce swelling in the digestive tract which can cause bloating.

Cranberry Juice

Drinking pure sugar-free cranberry juice is a great way to flush excess fluids from your body. Its diuretic properties are also useful for getting rid of urinary tract infections.

Ginger

Your grandmother was on to something when she tried to give your ginger to cure your upset stomach. She knew how to reduce bloating by giving you this root which is a superhero when it comes to reducing inflammation inside your body.

Bananas

An often overlooked source of energy, bananas have a similar effect as cranberry juice in helping to remove bloat-inducing excess fluids from the body.

Melons

Whether watermelon, honeydew or rock melon, these fruits are fantastic sources of gut sweeping fibre and a delicious way to replenish the electrolytes in your body.

Pumpkin

A little-known fact about this fantastic gourd is that it contains probiotics, gas-reducing good bacteria that can aid in digestion.

Avocados

An excellent source of the “good fat” your body needs to function correctly, avocados also contain enzymes that help break down the not so good fat in the other food you eat that may inflate your belly.

Papaya

You can write a book on the number of benefits you can get from eating papaya, but when it comes to reducing bloating, we’ll stick with its ability to help your body eliminate gas and break down excess fat in your digestive tract.

Pineapple

This yummy, tropical fruit is a great natural way to satisfy any sugar cravings and has the benefit of being both a diuretic and has anti-inflammatory properties.

Asparagus

An excellent way to add some much-needed fibre to your diet, Asparagus also aids the helpful bacteria in your gut.

If you need more guidance on how to reduce bloating, give us a call at The Tonic Tree to set up a consultation.

 

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