It seems that sometimes, even after we’ve made the effort to go to the gym and eat well, there’s still that sneaky bit of bloat that manages to present itself at the worst of times. In celebration of the St Remio nutraceutical Nespresso* tea range, we explore the idea of ‘Bloating’ and give you some tips to reduce that niggling, puffy feeling we’d all rather kick.
Try and skip the dairy.
A majority of people find that dairy causes a little bit of discomfort in the gut. Try sub out the dairy in the morning for substitutes like almond milk, soy milk or coconut milk, as these will still make you feel full or allow you to sip on that much-needed morning coffee without the additional bloat on the side.
Add in some ZEN
Try some early morning yoga. Getting your body to twist will get rid of toxins by getting your digestion system moving.
Swap out your other beverages for water
It might sound nonsensical, but the truth is that if you actually drink a lot of water throughout the day, your body will hold on to what it needs for hydration, and the rest will be flushed out. Just make sure you keep drinking water consistently, as this is the key to a continuous cycle.
Try and add some papaya and pineapple to your mid afternoon snack. These contain the enzymes bromelain and papain respectively, which help to get rid of bloat by breaking down protein and aiding digestion.
Spice it up!
Spicing up your dinner with hot foods such as chilli can work wonders on your gut. The capsaicin in Chilli reduces gas and bloating because it increases the flow of digestive enzymes through your intestines. Who’s got the hot sauce??
Don’t forget the tea!
Before bed each night, add some de-bloating tea into your routine. Ingredients such as Fennel; that help to promote regularity, and Green anise; which aids digestion and stomach discomfort, can all be found in St Remio de-bloat tea and will help to put you down to sleep at night. Coriander fruit and Cumin seed also both help to reduce bloating, which is the perfect plus.