No one likes a diet, it feels like torture sometimes. I live a healthy lifestyle and usually eat a variety of fruits and vegetables but life always gets in the way. Sometimes you feel a little bloated or heavy which impacts your self esteem. I know how it feels when you are bloated and retaining fluids, it is hard to fit into that special outfit. It can creep up on you suddenly. There are some foods that trigger inflammation in people. Each individual is unique and needs to learn their own body and sensitivities in order to stop the vicious cycle. Sugar and carbohydrates are a big culprit of this dilema women face regularly. Our bodies were not created to eat so much sugar and carbohydrates. The processed foods we eat are filled with chemicals, preservatives and sugar. These foods are harder to digest and create inflammation in the body. Inflammation equals bloating and fluid retention. Many people struggle to lose weight and the fact is they are eating foods that are not ideal for their own body. I can help you find those foods and empower you to embrace the difference it makes. But this is a simple challenge to fit into a dress, right. So, lets get to business.
There is a way to quickly combat the bloat and detox your body to fit into that little black dress.
- Drinking ginger and lemon water every day. Ginger and lemon help remove toxins, promote urination and detox the body.
- Add berries to your morning smoothie.
- Season your food with Garlic, Rosemary and Turmeric. or Drink turmeric and chamomile tea.
- Eat cucumber with your meals.
- Eat some celery and almond butter for a snack.
Detox Ginger Water
2 ginger root cut into pieces
4 lemons squeezed
Stevia or Honey to taste
Blend the ginger, lemon juice and honey with water. Fill the blender with water. Pour the contents into a pitcher, add more water and let it sit overnight. Strain the liquid in the morning and pour ½ cup into a glass. Add ½ cup of water and enjoy.
The ginger water will help detox your body. Ginger helps with digestion, nausea, cold symptoms, inflammation, cancer, cardiovascular issues, arthritis, pain, menstrual disorders and much more.
So now you are ready to add some healthy foods into your routine to fight the bloat. Don’t forget the processed foods will counter effect your efforts. So stay away from processed food and liquor for now. The day of the event enjoy yourself in that Sexy little dress.