Do you feel bloated or have stomach discomfort all the time? You may be eating or drinking the wrong thing. Some food intolerances, gluten sensitivity, insulin resistance or intestinal yeast overgrowth can cause your stomach to be full of gas and/or air. Here’s a list of the best anti-inflammatory foods I recommend to feel better and have a flatter belly!
Turmeric has become one of the most natural and effective solutions. Although Turmeric (Curcuma longa) was originally used for cooking purposes, it is an ancient spice that origins from Southeast Asia and China, began its popularity of working as holistic medicine.
Over the years several studies and clinical trials have concluded the effectiveness of the components that make up turmeric, curcumin, which have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties (AMAZING, right?). Studies have shown that it’s even more potent and effective than commonly used synthetic compound such as aspirin and ibuprofen.
THIS MEANS… choose natural foods/herbs over the counter medicines!!
🥄 2 teaspoon of curcumin includes these natural anti-inflammatories:
17% manganese and 5% vitamin B6.
Blueberries contain a beneficial substance called quercetin, a flavonoid that stands out for its strong anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. They are also rich in antioxidants that can help protect and strength your immune system responses, regulate cholesterol and reduce blood sugar levels.
Apart from being delicious for breakfast, snacks, etc..
Blueberries are rich in fiber which can help ease digestion, maintain urinary tract health and promote appetite control.
🍴One cup of blueberries contains these natural anti-inflammatories: 36% vitamin K, 25% vitamin C and 25% Manganese.
Pineapples are considered one of nature’s most powerful anti-inflammatory. They are full of bromelain enzymes that play a major role in healing mechanisms and digestion. According to recent research, this enzyme is very powerful to treat bruises, swelling, bloating and pain.
Pineapples contain a high dose of vitamin C, a strong natural antioxidant that protects our body and immune system against free radical damage. Vitamin C is utilized by the body to synthesize collagen and amino acids and to break down fats.
WHO’S READY for some pineapple juice?
🍍 One cup of pineapple contains these natural anti-inflammatories: 131% vitamin C and 79% manganese.
Salmon is the best source of omega-3 fatty acids. These omega-3s have been shown to be one of the most potent and effective anti-inflammatory substances, and have been proved to treat chronic diseases such as CVD, arthritis, and cancer.
Salmon is full of astaxanthin anti-oxidant that along with omega-3s, can protect your brain and nervous system from inflammation. And since it’s a high-protein food, it promotes weight loss by promoting appetite control and increasing metabolic rate.
🐟 One serving of salmon contains these natural anti-inflammatories: 236% vitamin B12, 127% vitamin D, 78% selenium, 56% vitamin B3, 55% omega-3, 53% protein, 52% phosphorus and 38% vitamin B7.
Recent studies have shown that celery has both anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help protect your body against chronic diseases, lower cholesterol levels, maintain blood pressure, alleviates constipation and ease digestion. Celery is also an excellent source of potassium, which flushes all toxins built up in the body thus alleviating inflammation.
🥬 One cup of celery contains these natural anti-inflammatories: 37% vitamin K, 9% vitamin A, 8% potassium, 5% vitamin C
Ginger is primarily known to ease digestive disorders, treat inflammation and boost your immune system/
This AMAZING root is beneficial for the heart and can be VERY helpful to suppress appetite since it regulates and balance blood sugar, total cholesterol, and lipids.
Which means a gorgeous flat tummy.
Who doesn’t love chocolate? 🍫 Haven’t you always hear that dark chocolate is good for you? IT’S TRUE! Cacao is the superfood that burns fat. Pure cacao nibs are full of fiber, antioxidants and anti-aging properties that will reduce oxidative stress in your body, suppress hunger, reduce cellulite, and help you lose and manage weight. This superfood is also a mood enhancer, cacao nibs contain natural chemicals that will make you feel happier!!
Rose Petals? am I eating my flower? Not eating, drinking them (tea of course!). These petals have anti-aging properties, boost our immune system, relieve fluid retention, inflammation AND ease digestion by cleaning the intestine relieving constipation and bloated tummy!
Apart from being excellent to flatten your tummy, rose petals are GREAT for beauty regime. They reduce wrinkles and dark spots and will hydrate your skin.
THE BEST SOLUTION
Hottie Detox Tea… This blend contains many superfoods (including ginger, rose petals, and cacao nibs) that help mobilize fat, surpasses appetite, burn calories, improves digestion and reduces bloating. Everything you need to have a FLAT TUMMY💁🏼♀️