Bloating is the feeling of a full, swollen belly area, usually due to gas in the intestines. Some women have bloating before or during their period (menstrual cycle).
See also: Abdominal bloating
Menstrual periods and bloating
If you have bloating associated with your menstrual cycle, exercise to sweat out excess fluids and eat more high-fiber foods to help prevent constipation .
See also: PMS
The typical American diet is ladden wth food choices that promote belly fat. Photo by Keoh.
There is no good way to be fat, but there is a worst way. Fat around the midsection, or belly fat, can be especially dangerous . It increases the risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer.
Abdominal, or visceral fat, is formed deep in the body and surrounds the internal organs. Visceral fat is difficult to lose, but the right type of exercise combined with changes in diet can work.
Abdominal fat can build for a number of reasons, including eating food that is high in fat and sugar and leading a sedentary lifestyle. Not exercising for extended periods can cause people to put on belly fat faster over time as well. Feeling overstressed or suffering from a lack of sleep also contribute, and some studies have shown that people who frequently experience discrimination or harassment are susceptible to putting on belly fat.
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You can hardly turn the TV on without the bombardment of commercials on indigestion, acid reflux, bloating and gas. The number one selling drugs are all related to gastrointestinal disorders. Here is something you don't have to buy that will help you reduce Bloating, Gas and Constipation. Slow Down when eat your food. Somehow we have never made the connection between how we eat our food and how we feel afterwards. Food is something to be shared, savored and enjoyed. We live in a culture of instant gratification. Fast food chains are ubiquitous to our landscape, we want everything now and fast and even when we take time to prepare quality meals at home we rush through our food. What's the point of taking time to make something of quality at home if you just swallow it? Digestion does not start in the stomach it starts at the mouth . Chewing your food thoroughly starts the digestive process as it breaks down the food into smaller pieces. Rushing through your food ca...
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