5 Foods to eat for bloating problem

Many people faces bloating problem, so it is important to choose right food to beat that bloat.

Let’s take a look at what food to eat for the bloating problem.


  1. cucumber

The cucumber contains flavonoids, antioxidant like , which helps to reduce flatulence.

The cellulose found in cucumber plays a detoxification role that helps to eliminate toxic buildup substances in the human intestinal tract. Also, it helps to manage cholesterol, thereby strengthen one’s health.

  2. Banana

Bananas are rich in potassium, which helps to regulate sodium levels in the body. Due to which it helps to prevent edema and abdominal flatulence. Bananas are also rich in soluble fiber that can help relieve or prevent constipation .

 3. Papaya

Try to eat papaya after meals. Digestive enzymes in papayas help to break down proteins, and their cellulose promotes digestion. Eating papaya several times a week can effectively regulate gastrointestinal function.

  4. Asparagus

Eating Asparagus helps to prevent flatulence. Asparagus has a diuretic effect, which help the body to excrete excess water,  and relieve bloating discomfort.

Folic acid found in asparagus is very easy to destroy. So, if you are consuming it to supplement folic acid then avoid using high temperature for cooking asparagus. The best way to eat is to use a microwave oven with low power and heat, else steam for couple of minutes.

  5. Ginger

Ginger can help soothe digestive system, relax gastrointestinal muscles, and reduce abdominal flatulence. Ginger also contains enzymes that digest proteins, reducing the risk of protein-induced abdominal flatulence.

How to prevent bloating naturally?

1. In case of emergency, you can put your hands on the sides of your navel, massage them in a clockwise direction for 36 laps, and massage them counterclockwise for 36 laps to speed up the peristalsis of the intestine.

2. Try to eat less high-fiber and non-digestible foods, such as cabbage, onions, fried beans, etc. As, these kind of food stays for too long in the gastrointestinal tract, causing abdominal distension.

3. Pay more attention while you eat. Eat slowly and chew properly.

4. Drink enough water as water helps in digestion and absorption of the food in the body.

5. Do atleast an hour of physical activity daily but avoid strenuous exercise.

During bloating, we must pay attention to the diet. Also, it is important to develop healthy habits to prevent bloating and restoring one’s health.

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 Cantaloupe        Cashew apple      Dragon Fruit    Durian      Fig      Jack fruit   Jamun      

 Kiwi        Lychee      Malay apple     Mango        Mangosteen       Miracle fruit         Pomelo  

 Papaya     Passion fruit     Phalsa      Pineapple           Plum       Pomegranate       

Prickly pear      Quince       Rambutan           Roselle          Santol          Sapota       

Sea buckthorn       Sour Orange     Soursop           Sweet Lime         Star gooseberry 

Star Apple        Strawberry     Surinam Cherry          Sweet lime        Tamarind       Tomato 

Tree tomato      Wampi       Watermelon         Wood apple

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Black onion seeds       Black pepper       Cayenne pepper    Celery          Chives       

 Chamomile        Clove     Coffee senna    Coriander       Curry leaf         Cumin        

Eucalyptus       Fennel            Fenugreek       Garlic      Ginger         Gotu Kola       

Hibiscus         Holy basil    Jasmine     Kava Kava     Lavender     Licorice   

Long pepper    Lotus   Majoram      Marigold     Mugwort     Mustard seeds      

 Neem    Nutmeg       Oregano     Peppermint     Red  clover        Rose       Rosemary           

Sage         Sensitive plant   St.John’s wort        Tarragon        Thyme     Triphala powder        

Turmeric     Vetiver