We've all experienced uncomfortable and unflattering bloating at some point or another, but did you know there are some foods and bad habits that can make the situation a whole lot worse?
The three common causes of bloating are pretty straightforward; overeating, eating rich and fatty foods and eating too fast. Start to tackle your bloating issues head-on by cutting down your potion sizes, upping your fruit and vegetable intake and slowing down. If it helps, put your knife and fork down after ever fourth bite and wait for thirty seconds before you attack the plate again.
If you try this and you're still feeling like a beach ball, it's time to tackle some of the 'bloat baddies' - habits that can make a tricky tummy even more troublesome. Stop drinking through straws, chewing gum, necking fizzy drinks and sucking on hard boiled sweets because they're just a recipes for digestive disaster.
Right, now that that's all out of the way, here are ten foods that are known to cause bloating. If you feel as if you've tried everything, take the final step to a settled stomach by banishing these foods from your diet...
Don't forget if none of this works you might have an underlying food intolerance, so check with your GP if you're worried.
Are you eating too many of these culprit foods?
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