Bloating, something many of us suffer from.

Whether it is caused from something you have eaten or your dreaded period that is on its way. At the end of the day bloating is no fun, especially when you have to unbutton those jeans after a meal.

We experience two kinds of bloating: gas and water bloat.

Gas

Gas bloat leaves you felling gassy and it occurs after you have eaten certain foods. Such as beans, broccoli, cauliflower, dairy or processed foods.

Water

Water bloat also known as water retention, is the kind that leaves you feeling puffy all over not just your stomach. It is usually caused by hormonal changes during your menstrual cycle, dehydration or eating lots of salty foods. Water bloat is a sign that you body is not getting enough potassium and water.

 

It is therefore extremely important that you pat attention to what you put in your mouth.

Here is a list of drinks that can help decompress that bloated feeling.

 

  • Water - Good old water is the way to go. It is a natural way to flush toxins out of your body. H2O will also help your digestive system move, prevent constipation and keep you hydrated.
  • Rooibos Tea - Rooibos tea is packed with nutritions from antioxidants to anti-inflammatories. It acts as an antispasmodic and can prevent abdominal pain. To see more of this miracle brews benefits click here.
  • Peppermint Tea - Peppermint tea acts as a relaxant as well as carries antispasmodic properties. It can help alleviate stomach aches, by doing so this improves the passing of foods.

 

Let us know if you have any tips when it comes to bloating rubies, X