It’s been a few hours since your last meal, but you’re still feeling stuffed. Overeating can mess with your body’s insulin production and cause your kidneys to retain sodium and fluid. You need to take in more water and consume natural diuretics to flush your system out and restore balance. Try This: Leslie Bonci, M.P.H., R.D., director of sports nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Sports Medicine, suggests eating vegetables like cucumber, asparagus, celery, fennel, or eggplant, which act as natural diuretics and flush excess water and toxins out of the body.
Cancel your trip to the drugstore and look to your kitchen for some easy and effective at-home remedies.
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