Eat 7 best food to remove bloating, gases, swelling or excess fluids from body

Buildup of gas in the abdomen, or bloating can also result into the overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine. This in turn ferment the food that you eat, creating gas which makes you bloat. Likewise, intake of high levels of sodium cause your body to hold on to extra fluid  that make results into water retention, edema or swelling of abdomen.

Either way, it is not healthy and look unpleasant.  Following is the best foods to eat for removing bloating, excess gas or fluids, swelling from your body, pain and helps you get flat tummy.

foods to beat bloating swelling


Grapefruit is the most delicious and best fruit to eat to lose weight. As, grapefruit is rich in organic acids, vitamin C, minerals and other nutrients that help to promote the metabolism of the human body and helps to eliminate bloating.

2. Kelp

Kelp can be used to treat high blood pressure, edema and other diseases. In traditional Chinese medicine, kelp plays an important role in eliminating body fat, and swelling or bloating from the body. Try adding seaweed in to the soup to take away the excess fat from the body.

3. Green tea

Drink green tea as it helps to burn fat, remove excess water, bloating and gas.

4. Celery

Eat more celery to lose weight, because celery contains a lot of potassium and calcium carbonate. The interaction of these two substances have a strong anti-edema effect.

5. Papaya

Papaya is rich in enzyme called papain, that promotes digestion and the breakdown of protein. Slices of papaya is a great treat to beat the bloat.

6. Ginger

Enjoy the fresh ginger tea or just herbal ginger water. It is rich in anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic qualities. Studies confirmed that ginger has de-bloating properties .

7. Pineapple

Pineapplecontains bromelain, a digestion promoting enzyme that help to slim you down.

Do these also to reduce swelling

In addition to using the above diet to help swelling. Following small movements below can also help to eliminate edema.

1.  Climb more stairs

Make a conscious choice to climb stairs instead of the elevator. Climbing stairs will help to burn more  internal body. In addition, climbing stair is great work out for your legs and helps you lose weight.

 2. Drink enough water

Most of the people think drinking less water can help fight edema, but the fact is opposite.Drink plenty of warm water, that helps to urinate more, removing excess moisture from the body.

3. Do more walking

Walking is great idea to take short break in between those long sitting and working hours at the office. Take a small walk and move around the outside corridor, or balcony. Breathe fresh air, and walk a bit, This helps to stretch your body, removing  excess waist or back pressure that happens due to long sitting hours on chair.

4. Eat low-calorie snacks

Above foot mentioned can be great low calorie and nutrient dense snacks. It will be a great supplement for your brain and body.

Read about other interesting fruits

Acai berry        Ambarella         Avocado           Bael       Banana      Bilberry      Cocunut   

 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

Read about herbs and spices

Allspice          Alfalfa       Ashwagandha        Bay leaf              Black cohosh           

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 grass    Wheat grass      Wild amarnath