Award winning Senior Nutritionist, Becki Douglas, has been a proud member of the Champneys team for 11 years.
Having built up a wealth of experience, Becki now specialises in weight management, hormonal balance and food sensitivity screening. Her moto is ‘eat to thrive, not to deprive’. Becki’s guide on how to ‘Beat the Bloat’ offers the perfect solutions to looking and feeling great this summer.
Reduce bloated tummies and feel great on the beach this summer with some of tips and tricks for a healthy digestive system!
Increase intake of fibre: Focus on soluble types of fibre such as oats, fruits, vegetables, barley, flaxseed, dried beans and lentils, which are gentler on supporting your digestive system.
5 a day: Ensure you eat at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables each day.
Eat your greens: Make sure you get plenty of dark green leafy vegetables such as broccoli, spinach, cabbage, watercress rocket, and kale.
Berry nice: Try to eat a portion of dark coloured berries a day as they are packed with vitamins, minerals and fibre.
Hydrate: Drink at least 2 litres of water daily. Eat plenty of garlic: Garlic has natural antimicrobial properties and helps support the growth of the friendly bacteria in your gut.
Reduce wheat and dairy: Try some alternatives such as oatcakes, Ryvita, rye bread, rice cakes, porridge or oat based cereals.