Products that can help beat bloating, soothe digestive problems and knock inches off your midriff
e'lifexir Flat Tummy Plus is a minty chewable prebiotic that works by stimulating the growth of bifidobacterio, the friendly bacteria in your gut, with bio-active ingredients, fructo-oligosaccharides (sugars found naturally in fruits and vegetables). As a bonus, the minty flavour freshens your breath too. You can take up to four tablets a day to keep those good bacteria onside and lose that bloated feeling.
£9.99 for 30 tablets, from Holland & Barrett or www.naturesdream.co.uk
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GI Natural Digestion Perfection aids your digestion by helping to heal and strengthen the mucosal lining of your gut, kick-starting your digestion into working more efficiently. Natural ingredients include calcium, antioxidant vitamins and minerals, probiotics, prebiotics, live enzymes and enzyme-rich whole foods.
£23.75 for 90 tablets, from www.revital.co.uk
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BioCare's Bio-Acidophilus is a high potency blend of probiotic 'friendly' bacteria, containing a whopping 10 billion organisms in a single capsule. It is designed to maintain a healthy gut and immune system, helping both reduce unfriendly bacteria and promote the healthy kind you want to have around.
£20.90 for 60 capsules, from www.nutricentre.com
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Pukka Three Fennel Tea is a blend of three types of fennel – wild fennel seed, sweet fennel seed and fennel leaf - to cleanse and support the digestive system as well as reduce bloating and calm digestion. Fennel is a traditional treatment for bloating and digestive problems.
£2.25 for 20 sachets, from www.pukkaherbs.com
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Minvita Baobab Superfruit Powder is a prebiotic supplement that can help stimulate the activity of bacteria in your digestive system. Sprinkle into smoothies, yogurts and cereals, flapjacks and breakfast muffins, or stir into a glass of juice or water.
£14.69 for 250g, from Holland & Barrett or minvita.co.uk
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Linwoods Milled Organic Flaxseed sprinkled on regular meals can help increase your fibre intake, boosting digestion and, as a side benefit, maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. Aim for two dessert spoonfuls a day to give you 8.7g of fibre.
£5.79 for 425g, from Linwoods
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Solaray Bloat-X is a blend of soothing, cleansing herbs, advanced digestive enzymes and probiotics including asparagus, green tea, fennel and dandelion that work together to balance water and fluids in the body and ease digestion. Take two capsules with water before eating.
£16.33 for 60 capsules, from Solaray
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