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You Can Beat The Bloat By Following These Expert Tips

When excess gas collects up in our stomach or intestines, it makes our stomach feel bloated. However, expert nutritionist Pooja Makhija and Rujuta Diw...
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Bloating is one of the most prevalent issues that most of us face. Our stomachs are puffy, and the unsightly stomach pooch that refuses to let the pants glide up and zip up irritates us to no end.

However, while this problem is usually only temporary, the thought of experiencing it again may cause you to second-guess whether you should be eating those delightful Gulab Jamun and appetising platters of noodles.

If you are facing this problem too, then take a look at some specific food items shared by expert nutritionist Pooja Makhija that may cause bloating so that you can make better decisions.

Pooja Makhija Shared Helpful Post On Bloating

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Talking about the problem of bloating, she shared a post on Instagram. She wrote, "At one time or another, you’ve probably felt bloated, which is the uncomfortable sensation of having trapped gas or increased pressure in your gut.

Bloating is very common and fortunately it’s a short term problem that resolves on its own, however if your chronically suffer from the same try avoiding the following high non digestible compounds which include soluble and insoluble fibre, sugar alcohol and sugars like Radiobar and fructose."

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Specific Foods That May Cause Bloating

Expert Nutritionist Pooja Makhija in the same post shared some specific foods to avoid that may avoid the problem of bloating. These are the food you can avoid that will help you stay away from bloated stomach.:

1. Fruit: prunes, apples, pears, and peaches

2. Whole grains: wheat, oats, wheat germ, and wheat bran

3. Legumes: beans, lentils, peas, and baked beans

4. Sugar alcohols and artificial sweeteners: xylitol, sorbitol, and mannitol found in artificial sweeteners and sugar-free chewing gum

5. Drinks: soda and other carbonated beverages

6. Vegetables: broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage

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Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar Tips For ABC - Acidity, Bloating, Constipation

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Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar posted some tips on her Instagram during Diwali to help with bloating. You may get rid of your bloating problem by using all of these techniques. 5 tips shared by her that can help with the bloating are:

1. Start your day with gulkand water

Starting the day with some gulkand water is the finest approach to relieve stomach acid and constipation. Take a teaspoon of Gulkand, add some water, and gently drink it. Use rose petals instead of gulkand if you don't have any. If you get rose petals in your mouth, chew them. This will assist you in reducing constipation and eliminating gas problems too.

2. A 15-min nap mid-morning

If you take a small nap of 15-20 minutes mid morning, you will not struggle with the problem of constipation. 

3. Finish your lunch with 1/2 banana

Include banana in your lunch meal as it will help you ease the problem of constipation.

4. Lie in supta baddha konasana for 2-5 mins in evening

Lying in supta baddha konasana is a wonderful asana that can help you with stomach problems like magic. In the evening, just lie in supta baddha konasana for 2 to 5 mins regularly.

5. Have rice pej or kanji with ghee for dinner

Dinner as rice pej or kanji with ghee is a fulling meal as well helps with stomach problems.

Follow these tips from expert nutritionists that will help you with problems of bloating. For more such stories, stay tuned to HerZindagi!


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