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6 Bloat-Busting Foods

Whether it's caused by trapped air, stalled digestion, or water retention, bloating can derail belly-blasting efforts. Eat slowly so you don't swallow too much air, relax to ease digestion-disrupting stress, and limit sodium to fewer than 1,500 mg per day. And most important, choose bloat-busting foods, like these.

By Leah McLaughlin

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Avocado

While sodium can cause water retention, potassium has the opposite effect, helping you appear slimmer. Bananas are known as a great source of potassium, but avocados actually have much more of the mineral.

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