How To ‘Shrink’ Your Tummy In Just 24 Hours
By Mara Miller
Feeling the bloat? Want flat abs by tomorrow? Try these amazing quick fixes to shrink your tummy in just one day
Uh-oh… You’ve been invited to drinks and that slinky number is screaming your name — but it looks like you swallowed a baby seal. All is not lost. You can have a flat tum within 24 hours (yes, for real!) by following this easy, no-fail weight-loss advice:
Lose The Water Weight
Replace refined carbs with one-cup servings of natural diuretics such as artichokes, asparagus or watercress to flush your system, says dietician Frances Largeman-Roth, author of Eating in Colour.
De-Puff Your Stuff
“Cucumbers contain caffeic acid, which helps fight swelling,” says Largeman-Roth. It works on more than the bags under your eyes.
Eat More Oranges
Foods high in potassium help short-term shrinkage, says dietician Lauren Slayton. Bananas, cooked spinach and most orange-coloured produce — think sweet potato, gooseberries, apricots and mangoes – are all good sources.
It’s standard weight-loss advice: reach for the tap. Drinking water really does flush fat, the journal Obesity reports. This is because well-hydrated cells can boost your metabolism.
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