It can be very uncomfortable if you eat food that makes your belly bloat. You may not have had a big meal, but if the food you have eaten triggers you to swell up in your stomach, you feel like you have eaten three times as much as you should have.
Some of the other symptoms you may have with belly bloat can include heartburn, a loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, and pain or discomfort in your stomach. You may also struggle with constipation or diarrhea as a result of bloating and gas. And along with the gas, you can also have belching and flatulence. So all in all, not very pleasant!
One thing to point out here is, if you have severe symptoms continuously, you may want to check whether you have a food intolerance. This could be lactose intolerance (an issue with milk), a gluten allergy (a protein found in wheat), or celiac disease.
You may also have a gut disorder, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or Crohn’s disease. These can cause frequent...
Getting your body into a shape you feel comfortable and happy with can be a complicated and frustrating process. While you watch what you eat like crazy, and do all the right things, when you get on the scale, sometimes that number just won’t go down. It can leave you feeling despondent and miserable.
How is it when you are doing everything you can - choosing healthy snacks, cutting out sugar, and watching your calories - you cannot get to the place where you want to be? This can lead to you feeling like you should abandon your plans to get a better body and head for the nearest fast-food drive-thru.
Here are my top five which have the potential to see those pounds staying firmly on when you are trying your very best to battle your way to a better...