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Five Swaps to Beat the Bloat this Christmas

Every year it’s the same story, Christmas day is full of food, drink and indulgence and you end the day slumped on the sofa with a belly the size of a balloon. Well it doesn’t have to be that way, because we’ve compiled a list of the biggest Christmas culprits and suggested alternatives to help you beat that festive bloat.

While the festive season may be the perfect time to indulge, many of us will regret eating our way through December when it comes to battling the post-feast bloat. This is no surprise as the average adult can plough their way through 6,000 calories on Christmas Day alone. So, with nutrition in mind, the festive time can be a bit of a shock to the system leaving everyone feeling a bit sluggish.

But it doesn’t have to be that way, because we’ve pulled together a list of some of the biggest Christmas culprits and suggested the best alternatives to help you battle the bloat this festive season.

Including facts about how each alternative aid to reduce bloating, the list covers the most guilty Xmas pleasures.

Christmas Bloating Swaps

Swap Brussels Sprouts for Asparagus

Brussels sprouts contain raffinose, a sugar that cannot be broken down by humans.

Swap instead with…

Asparagus as they contain ingredients which make them natural diuretics.

 

 

 

Swap Brussels Sprouts for Asparagus

Brussels sprouts contain raffinose, a sugar that cannot be broken down by humans.

Swap instead with…

Asparagus as they contain ingredients which make them natural diuretics.Christmas Bloating Swaps 2 Christmas Bloating Swaps 3 Christmas Bloating Swaps 4 Christmas Bloating Swaps 5