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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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Whole-wheat tortillas
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Whole Wheat Tortilla

Insoluble fiber, the kind found in most whole grains, like brown rice, whole wheat pasta, and whole wheat bread, as well as fruits and veggies, acts like a broom in your digestive tract, sweeping the contents through and keeping everything working smoothly. Strive for 25 grams of fiber a day—increase intake gradually.

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