previous topic
HelenMae

Joined: Apr 12
Posts: 5

      quote  
Posted: 10 May 2012, 16:10
I am feeling bloated lately. I follow the "you On a Diet" plan for breakfast and lunch (same thing every day) with my own dinner plan. I began eating vegetarian in February 2012. I try to eat fresh foods and drink quite a bit of tea and water daily (maybe 64-70 oz per day). Bowels are good, just my stomach feels icky. Any suggestions for relief?
exxtoexx

Joined: Feb 12
Posts: 11

      quote  
Posted: 10 May 2012, 20:33
try to cut back on some foods that make your stomach feel icky and see if that helps. Once you pick up on whats bothering you then you can adjust your eating levels. I found that some of the dark leafy greens can make my stomack feel like canon balls and wars in there sometimes. I also found that eating a whole cucumber a day with all meals, kind of takes care of the icky feeling, and gets all the stuck gas in my body out. Sometimes i can feel like a hot air balloon that is ready to explode. Spinach in which i love is the worst on my stomach when its raw and i can't stand the site of it when its cooked. So i puree it and use it as a sauce or dipping sauce for different veggies. I cut back and no more tummy aches. I hope you find out what it is or else try some heart burn aid over the counter.
Tyny

Joined: Jan 12
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 11 May 2012, 19:50
Since you already like teas - you might try either peppermint or ginger tea. You could also try eating a few pieces of crystalized ginger or fresh ginger root grated & the juice squeezed out & added to your water. It should be easy enough to find the teas & both have well deserved reps for tummy troubles. Ginger is particularly good for nausea - my sister swears by it & there have been studies showing it to be more effective than Dramamine for car sickness!
HelenMae

Joined: Apr 12
Posts: 5

      quote  
Posted: 15 May 2012, 13:29
Nice! Thank You, exxtoexx and Tyny, for your suggestions. I have been eating spinach and Brussels sprouts, and I have eliminated both this past week and will start with just one for a week or so. I shave fresh ginger root (I keep mine frozen for easy shaving) into my bottled water already.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Creating a recipe question
My recipe shows 1 serving. How can I select grams. I have no idea what 1 serving is. I would like to say I ate 193 grams of my recipe. HOw can I do this?
by ragbrai1 on 16 Jan 17 05:57 PM
Starting all over
I will try harder, I feel so ashamed to have not done better.
by Sesbws on 14 Jan 17 05:41 PM
Weight Loss and Resistance Training!
Unfortunately, you are asking for the holy grail that doesn't exist. There is only one scenario where it is possible to increase lean mass and lose fat at the same time, and that is if you're ...
by ieGod on 13 Jan 17 01:37 PM
kcal
A calorie(lower case c) is the amount of energy needed to raise the degree of one gram of water one degree celsius. A Calorie(capital C) is 1000 calories- a kilo-calorie, or Kcal. The latter is what you ...
by rick2038 on 01 Jan 17 08:11 AM
Changing the RDI model to more than 1 lb a week
3500 calories = 1 pound of fat. If you take your RDI and come in 500 calories under it, you'll hit 2 pounds a week.
by schase02 on 27 Dec 16 02:30 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Laszlo
Every day — every section of the day — is a clean slate. Instead of thinking of paring back from overeating, think of building up on that clean slate — one small mouthful at a time. One workout at ...
14 Jun 10 for diet You: On a Diet