Experiencing bloating is a common side-effect of having your monthly visit from ‘Aunty Flow’. There have probably been numerous times, before or at the start of your period, where you looked in the mirror and thought that you’d picked up weight, but later realised that it was just an attack from the dreaded PMS-bloat-monster.
We understand that the PMS struggle is real, so we’ve hooked you up with a list of the best foods to eat to banish bloating.
According to studies, ginger’s anti-inflammatory properties are able to banish the bloat. So, add a few slices of raw ginger to your daily dose of herbal tea.
This yummy fruit is loaded with the digestive enzyme bromelain which is key in fighting that bloated feeling. Try making a pineapple, banana, and mint smoothie for an anti-bloat remedy.
Filled with antioxidants, green tea will assist in getting rid of toxins and excess water retention. So be sure to ditch caffeine and replace with tea at the start and during your period, to avoid bloating.
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