Who doesn't love Thanksgiving? The post-dinner belly bloat, though? Not so much. Whether you're planning on Black Friday shopping, reuniting with old friends, or continuing to bond with your S.O.’s family, bloating is not something you want to have to deal with today. Luckily for you, we’ve rounded up the quickest ways to get rid of bloating, ensuring that you'll be looking and feeling like your best self again in no time.
Keep scrolling for the quickest ways to debloat.
Water, water, and more water will help to flush excess sodium out of your system. Try adding lemon to some of those eight-ounce glasses, particularly in the morning, to help with digestion and reduce the amount of salt retained in your body. Add lemon to warm water for maximum effect.
According to Tone It Up founders Katrina Hodgson and Karena Dawn, ginger is the No. 1 ingredient for debloating. So whether you have ginger tea, fresh ginger juice, or make your own ginger-lime shot (to be consumed immediately after a large meal), you can turn to this spice to help calm your digestive system. Here are five more surprisingly awesome beauty benefits of ginger.
If you have the time, there’s nothing like sweating it out to get rid of bloating. According to Hodgson and Dawn, a quick workout can work wonders for uncomfortable bloating and gassiness. Whether in a hotel room or your family room, even the simplest at-home workout can help. Even just sweating a little bit will help debloat you.
What do you do to keep belly bloat at bay? Tell us in the comments below!