Ban That Bloat!
The best belly bulge-fighting foods for swimsuit season
Getting ready for swimsuit season is a completely different experience for men and women. Men grab a pair of board shorts and are ready to scream, “cannonball!” Meanwhile we're convinced we're on track to looking like Brooke Burke-Charvet by eating broccoli crudités and hummus. Sorry Charlie, but even super foods like broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and beans can turn you into a gas-producing machine, causing unwanted belly bloat! It’s a cruel, cruel world isn’t it?
No need to run for cover or return all your bikinis in favor of a muu muu. We have created a go-to list of anti-bloat foods that will have you looking and feeling your best this swimsuit season. So grab your shopping list and keep that sunscreen handy, because these foods will transport you straight from bloat city to beach babe town!
Banana: The potassium-rich fruit counteracts water retention from high-sodium foods. It is a perfect, grab-and-go beach snack too!
Yogurt: Active cultures add good bacteria to your gut, which means better digestion and less bloat!
Asparagus: These stalks have diuretic properties that help flush excess fluid from your body. Try them with a splash of lemon juice!
Cucumber: Cukes are loaded with water, which is key to reducing bloat.
Almonds: This protein-packed snack will keep you full while keeping your stomach flat!
Papaya: The colorful fruit contains an enzyme that helps your body break down food more easily.
xx, The FabFitFun Team