Bloated? 6 Foods to Shrink Your Belly

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Bloated? 6 Foods to Shrink Your Belly

Read on to learn which foods flatten your stomach.

Bananas

The potassium in bananas absorbs water retention caused by sodium.

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Yogurt

The probiotics in yogurt increase the "good bacteria" in the digestive tract, which helps digestion and prevents bloat.

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Herbal Tea

Herbal tea soothes inflammation and relaxes the digestive tract.

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Cucumber

Cucumbers are a diuretic. The high water and low fiber content in them increases urination and de-bloats.

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Papaya

Papaya has a laxative effect.

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Rice

Unlike some carbs, rice can be fully digested, therefore has the least potential to form gasses in the gut.

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By Kristin Kirkpatrick, R.D.

Feeling kind of bloated? These foods will help flatten your stomach by keeping you hydrated so you feel less puffy.

Check out the slideshow above for six foods to shrink your belly.

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