The 1-Day Plan to Beat Bloat

Look slim and trim for your event with this plan.

The 1-Day Plan to Beat Bloat

By Toni Gasparis

If you tend to bloat up during the day but don’t want to be bloated for an upcoming event, try out some of these tips from a few of The Dr. Oz Show experts. Simply follow this plan up to 24 hours ahead of time to beat your bloat.


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Hydrate and Avoid Carbonated Drinks

Carbonated drinks like beer, soda, and mineral water cause your stomach to bubble up and bloat. Family physician and Associate Professor at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine Dr. Jennifer Caudle recommends avoiding all beverages like these in order to look and feel slim. Additionally, keeping hydrated with water can help ensure your bloat stays away. Drink the recommended amount of eight glasses of water a day.

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Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.