5 Tips To Win The Battle Against Stomach Bloat

I've struggled with stomach bloating for a while, and it can be SO annoying, especially when you're all dressed up and ready for a night of fun and your dress doesn't look right, or you look back at pictures and wonder " Why do I look like a balloon" lol I've found that these five tips have helped me in my battle against bloating and hope that they can help you too! 1) Up Your Potassium Intake This doesn't mean you have to buy capsules like me - lol you can add foods like tomatoes, citrus fruits, melon and asparagus to your diet to help get more potassium in as well. Photo by Preston Knowles 2) Get Up & Get Moving Exercise stimulates the bowels thus ending constipation- Thus helping fight

Is Stress Making You Fat?

In our busy and hectic lives, it's hard to stay stress free, but truth is that stress could be the culprit for your storage of excess fat and slower metabolism. Our adrenal glands release more cortisol, when we're stressed which makes us store fat in case we have to go for a lengthy time without food says Timothy Crowe Associate Professor in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences at Deakin University. “This build-up can occur rapidly in our most active fat cells in the abdomen – where it can predispose you to problems with insulin and diseases like type 2 diabetes. The release of cortisol can also affect hormones that increase appetite. “This can lead to comfort eating and make it hard for some

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