Avoid These 9 Foods If You Never Want to Deal With Bloat Again



If only we didn't have to think about healthy eating and exercise. If only it came naturally and without effort. Unfortunately, it doesn't. We all have our own perceived problem areas, and we call them that for a reason. Sometimes, it feels like no matter what you do, how regimented your workouts are, or how detailed your food journal is, your problem area won't budge.

For a lot of people, that problem area is the midsection. And we've long dreamed of having enviable abs à la Gigi Hadid and Kate Hudson, so we decided it was high time to do some research. Here, we've assembled a list of nine foods to avoid if you're specifically aiming to shed belly fat. Just be cautious: We can't guarantee you'll like what you hear. Keep scrolling to learn which foods you should steer clear of in order to get a flatter stomach.

Looking for quick results? Next up, read about all of the things you can do to get a flatter tummy in 24 hours.

This story was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.