Foods That Prevent Bloating

Many people have experienced at least once over the life of feeling bloated, without knowing clearly what triggered it. Whether it’s water retention in the body or constipation, you need not rush to the store to buy pills.

If you already talked to a specialist and it is not hidden symptoms of disease, eating certain foods can treat bloating. Here is a list of the most suitable one.


“Papain is an enzyme found in papaya, which resemble the enzymes secreted by the pancreas to digest food,” said Timothy Harlan, medical director at Tulane University School of Medicine. Data including a study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food suggests that tropical fruit aids digestion in several ways, which can reduce abdominal bloating, constipation or gas.

For maximum results, consume whole fruit or use a blender to include a fresh fruit juice. Juices found at the store usually does not provide all the necessary enzymes. No vitamins are not as effective as whole fruit, because all substances combined (enzymes, vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients) works better than separately.


Perhaps you saw ads for probiotic yogurt that helps digestion. It is true that good bacteria (lactobacillus, acidophilus and bifidus) help smooth operation of the system. You do not have to focus on expensive products that use specific symbols because they are awarded after paying an annual sum of money.

Matter to find those who are most active yogurt culture, yogurt because too many processed lose essential compound. Beware of those that contain too much fructose corn syrup or artificial sweeteners.

It is best to eat plain yogurt without any added flavor, saving money and calories at the same time. Doctors recommend daily use, even one cup a day making a difference.

Liquorice Root

It is found in most pharmacies, natural and prevents water retention in the body due to natural diuretic and slightly laxative effect.

“It always there,” said Michael Kaplan, MD, co-founder of the Center for Medical Weight Loss, adding that “the healing effects of these foods have been extensively studied and documented.” The doctor recommended a dose of 1 ml of licorice root extract, three times a day.

If you have problems with blood pressure or heart does not resort to this remedy, because it can be dangerous.


According to Paola Mora, dietitian at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City, Calcium is an extremely effective remedy against abdominal bloating due to menstruation. It is highly recommended intake of three servings of calcium-rich foods such as yogurt, milk, cheese and fortified soy products.

Milk to which was added vitamin D ese very good, as it will help absorb calcium. Talk with your doctor to determine the appropriate dose for you.


When you feel full, you can give up food or water. It is essential to stay hydrated because water reduces the amount of sodium in the home and thus eliminate the cause of abdominal bloating.

Dietitians recommend eating 6-8 glasses of water a day. Do not let thirst unnoticed. Proper hydration helps the digestion process.


Fibers greatly help in digestion and, consequently, abdominal bloating due to constipation, but it is important to eat wisely. If you consume too much fiber without fluids to grow and you constipated.

You need to gradually raise the fibers and the water will help the body optimal transit.


Although not all studies have reached this conclusion, some studies have concluded that the asparagus is effective against abdominal bloating. Asparagus is a diuretic and slightly laxative effect and eliminate gas, so you can get rid of bloating. Prebiotic function support good bacteria in the large intestine.

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