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Green Days Superfree

Discussion in 'Slimming World' started by slimminglizard, 28 February 2014 Social URL.

  1. slimminglizard

    slimminglizard Well-Known Member

    Have really upped my superfree this week, and am experiencing ...ahem ...well....bloating and wind of epic proportions!

    I look 9 months pregnant and have an overall feeling of almost indigestion. Any recommendations??
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  3. Hippopotamum

    Hippopotamum Well-Known Member

    Maybe reduce the amount of fruit and veg back to a more 'normal' amount, then increase it again, but more gradually. Make sure you have your 5-a-day portions of veg on your meals and maybe one or two pieces of fruit as snacks, but don't go overboard straight away.

    Have you also upped your fibre at the same time? If I eat too much fibre it makes me feel really bloated and uncomfortable. x
  4. lickthelid

    lickthelid Lives here....

    Try drinking mint or green tea. There have been previous threads on this as its a common side effect to the increase in dietary fibre. The green tea is excellent for digestion and mint tea can help bloating. If you don't like them there are excellent ranges that offer flavoured versions. My favourites are twinings butter mint and their green tea with either cranberry, salted caramel or (my new love) gingerbread!!
  5. woolybully

    woolybully Active Member

    salted caramel sounds nice, might give them a try. are they all good for windy times ? :479:
  6. lickthelid

    lickthelid Lives here....

    Haha windy times. I find them very good. Others have commented about the benefits

    It will settle over time I promise!!
  7. Snozzberry

    Snozzberry Well-Known Member

    I second the green tea. I've always had issues of the wind variety when I've done SW before but not this time and I think it's because I've been drinking green tea for quite some time before I rejoined.

    My favourite is Twinings mango and lychee - I was a bit wtf on first taste but it grew on me quickly :)

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