Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, you just can't get the body you want. That's because those excess inches aren't always caused by excess fat. This practical, information-packed book explains exactly what bloating is and what causes it, with a brilliant questionnaire that you can complete to find exactly what causes your own bloating. "Beat the Bloat" then offers a choice of four great 14-day diet and lifestyle plans to follow, along with a huge range of recipes, lifestyle tips and expert advice so that you can lose weight, feel great and never be bloated again!
Table of Contents
Introduction; What is bloat? What do we mean by bloating? Who does it affect and what causes it? What's causing yours? The elimination plan; The info: Why dairy and wheat intolerances trigger bloating. How to tackle the problem. The diet: An easy-to-follow 14-day diet and lifestyle programme. Plus 10 ways to intolerance-proof your system. The digestion makeover; The info: Why poor digestions leads to bloating. What you can do about it The diet: Great two-week diet to promote enzyme and bacteria production. Plus 10 ways to keep your digestion in shape. The fluid-fighting plan; The info: Why our 21st-century lifestyles are slowing down our systems. How to overcome bloating caused by fluid retention. The diet: Your 14-day diet based on fluid-flushing foods. Plus 10 ways to keep fluids at bay. The stress-less plan; The info: Why stress is major bloat-inducer. Why you need to stop rushing to beat the bloat. The diet: A two-week plan based on calming foods and lifestyle for a slimmer, calmer you. Plus 10 ways to stress-proof your body. Index;
Helen Foster is a writer who specializes in health, beauty and fitness. She writes for a number of magazines and has regular articles in national newspapers. Helen is the author of Easy GI Diet, The Weekend-off Diet, Eat 5 and Detox Solutions, all published by Hamlyn. Location: Sydney, Australia.