Most people when dieting eat a lot of healthy foods that are known as a fast way to lose weight.  The most common mistake they all make is that not all of the healthy food is the best choice for our bloating.

It is important to make a distinction between food the help us slim faster by decreasing water weight in our body and food that is just helping our slimming process.

Slimming

Slimming

Not all healthy foods take the same time to digest. Some of them digest faster but some of them take more time, which can lead to excessive gas production and bloating.

The first thing you need to know about this condition is that you have to make a meal plan. This means you have to avoid food that cause bloating and increase the consumption of potassium- rich foods to your plate.

Drinking carbonated beverage or drinking through a straw can also be one of the triggers for bloating. Big size meals and food with additives can retain water in our body and high fat food may be hard to digest.

Balance of protein, healthy fats and carbohydrates intake at optimal levels is a great way to help the process of water reduction in our system. Naturally you have to add few of the best diuretic, slimming foods in your everyday routine.

Asparagus

Asparagus is our first choice when it comes to diuretic food.  Among side with its delicious taste it is also full with vitamins, fiber and foliates.

You can bake it, steam it, grill it or eat fresh and still will be delicious. The health benefits form asparagus are amazing.

It is loaded with vitamins, helps heart health and blood sugar regulation, and has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant benefits as well as anti-cancer benefits.  It is a strong brain booster and excellent natural diuretic. Not only it helps reducing the fluid from our body, but it also helps us get rid of the excess salt.

When purchasing look for firm, thin steams with green or sometimes even purple color. The best way to use it within a day or two after you got it.

Usually asparagus does not require peeling but if the steams are tough you can cut that part off.  It is great food for combination with other slimming foods!

Lemon

Lemon is probably the most used diuretic food in our everyday life. You can eat it, drink it, and use it to cook other meals with it. It is known as a great source of vitamins, calcium, magnesium, zinc, etc.

Lemon help us with better digestion, it cleans and increases the liver function and help clean our blood and arteries. One of the best ways to consume it is in the morning by drinking warm lemon water on empty stomach.

You should drink it from the glass not with straw, so you don’t take in extra air. You will notice the changes in just a few days. Lemon is one of the best cleansing foods you can ever find.

Pineapple

The pineapple has a long history of use in treatment of digestive disorders.  It is known as a refreshing and healthy food and has low calories and no fat.

It provides great antioxidant protection, it boosts our immune system, protects and prevents conditions like heart attacks and diarrhea. One of its crucial ingredients is bromelain which aids in the digestion of proteins and helps break down food.

You can use pineapple before your meal or just add it to any meal you want. The most common way to consume them is fresh or as an addition to a smoothie, juice of fruit bowl.

Because of its extraordinary combination of sweet and tart taste pineapples are one of the most consumed tropical fruits.

Cucumber

Because of their content (predominantly made of water), cucumbers are of the most hydrating and refreshing foods on the planet.  Everyday use will help you reduce water weight and eliminate body toxins.

They are rich in potassium, vitamins and manganese. Due to its low calories it is ideal addition to your diet plan.

The best thing about cucumbers is that you can eat them all year long, these is no cucumber season- it is all year season! It can be great as a part of salad, smoothie and every meal you consume.

Fish

Fish is the best source of omega-3 fatty acids in the world. It is low calories, low in fat and a great source of protein, potassium and vitamin D.

Fish has unique health benefits such as: reducing risks of autoimmune diseases, improve sleep quality, prevent and treat depression and may protect your vision at old age.

It has different kind of fish and they can be cooked in various ways. The best way to fully enjoy the benefits of this amazing food is to consume it two or three times a week.

Oatmeal

Oatmeal is mostly used in a variety of ways as a delicious breakfast. You can mix it with fruit of vegetable; can add yogurt, sour or sweet milk and it will still be delicious.

Oatmeal is high in fiber, proteins, vitamins and it is one of the best slimming foods you can find. Although it absorbs a lot of water it helps with diuretic function of our body.

You can enjoy oats in many ways starting from oatmeal bowl with nut and fruits, oatmeal cookies to oatmeal dinners combined with vegetable, rice and nuts.

Pumpkin

Pumpkin is high in potassium, calcium and minerals. It is a great source of water and fiber which helps reduce bloating and improve digestion.

Because pumpkin is low in sugar and high in potassium won’t cause gas and bloating.  These features of pumpkin make it one of the best foods for weight loss.

The pumpkin seeds are also considered as one of world’s healthiest food.  There are a lot of options to consume pumpkin such as: pumpkin pie, pumpkin puree, pumpkin bread, pumpkin soup and many others.

Plain greek yogurt

Plain greek yogurt is full with protein, probiotic and is low in sodium but high in potassium.  Yogurt can help you lose weight and maintain your good health.

There are many ways you can include it in your nutrition such as making dips, dressings and smoothies, you can add it to your sandwich, bread and etc.  Plain greek yogurt is a great to consume after workout for recovery and it helps maintain your body weight.

 

The most important thing you need to remember is that natural and unprocessed food is the only way to slim your body and maintain your bloating in order.  Keep a food diary in order to see what you eat when the bloating happens.

It is natural to fell bloated after a meal, but if the bloating is consistent you should seriously review your nutrition.