15 Best Anti-Bloating Foods
Have you ever felt bloated or downright uncomfortable after eating pasta or bread While only one in 100 people worldwide have Celiac disease
Cucumbers "can help to flush the GI tract, increasing passage of food that may otherwise be resulting in constipation, gas, and bloat ," Fine says.
Celery—not to be confused with the celery juice trend!—is one of the best foods to reduce bloating because it's naturally high in water
"Pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain, which breaks down protein and aids digestion," Batayneh says.
"Yogurt containing live and active cultures—that is, probiotics—has been shown to improve digestive health," Batayneh says.
If you don't do dairy, consider yogurt's cousin, kefir. This tangy fermented drink contains lactase, an enzyme that breaks down lactose
Asparagus contains asparagine, an amino acid that acts as a diuretic. It's also rich in prebiotics, the food that good bacteria
The most potassium-rich foods on the planet, with 422 milligrams per medium fruit, banana's bloat-reducing appeal doesn't stop there.
Tomatoes contain high levels of lycopene. That antioxidant has been shown to have a wide variety of anti-inflammatory and de-bloating effects
Thanks to watermelon's high water content, noshing on it can help minimize water retention. Combined with the 170 milligrams of potassium
The benefits of tea time go beyond inspiring you to take a break from work. Green tea is a stellar source of antioxidants
Guac on. All of the healthy fats in avocado may prevent uncomfortable bloating. Like the bananas and other fruits on this list,
"Many herbs and spices, including turmeric, have anti-inflammatory capacities and tend to relax an upset stomach," says Batayneh.
There's a good reason why your mom or grandma may have told you to turn to peppermint tea when you need to settle an upset stomach.
Along similar lines, have you heard the rumor that ginger ale can ease stomach aches? While in processed form (in sodas, candies, and the like), ginger loses most
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