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Top foods to relieve bloating

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While eating the right foods are good for you, those healthy foods can leave you feeling bloated and uncomfortable. FOX 9 Fitness Expert Ali Holman from CoreCamper.com stopped by to show us a natural way to relieve bloating. To find out more about Ali's Online workouts and meal plans, visit http://www.CoreCamper.com.

Pineapple

Pineapple contains a digestive enzyme that will help your body banish stomach bloat. It can also help to settle an upset stomach or relieve heartburn.

Blueberries

Because blueberries are such a good source of fiber, they can help your body to move things through your intestines more easily, which will get rid of bloat. Blueberries also pack an antioxidant punch and are low in calories. A win/win!

Black Pepper

Add Black Pepper to any meal to safely and inexpensively fight off bloating. It, along with Cayenne pepper, aides your body in digestion.

Celery

Extremely low calorie celery is a great way to help flush out your system. Since celery is so light, it's easy to eat after finishing a meal, and it is an excellent food choice if you're hoping to get rid of water weight.

Papaya

Papaya contains something called papain, which helps your body to digest proteins. It'll also help you to break down food quickly, helping you to get rid of your bloat in no time flat.

Asparagus

Healthy asparagus is a great way to keep your colon functioning perfectly, and your stomach feeling bloat free. Asparagus contains substances that work to fight off any bacteria in your intestines so that you can digest the food that you eat perfectly.

Tea

Drinking tea is a time tested method of settling your stomach and relieving bloat. Both ginger tea and peppermint tea are especially effective, but many kinds of tea will do the trick. Be sure not to add too much milk to your tea, as dairy products can cause bloating.

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