Daily Flat Tummy Tips

Posted by Adrian Ryan on

Preventing bloating for good takes a holistic approach.  Flat Tummy Tea aids in the detoxifying and digestion process however to gain the most from our tea, slight lifestyle changes are a must.  Below are some quick and easy tips to get you well on the way to a flatter tummy (of course, with the help of Flat Tummy Tea).

  • Slow down your eating and chew more – this allows the digestive process to begin in your mouth as the food is broken down and gives the stomach longer to process the incoming food – meals should take 30 mins on average.
  • Eat smaller meals more often – this stops overeating and helps control blood sugar (also reduces those mid-arvo chocolate binges) – aim for 5 or 6 small meals.
  • Detox your body – take a break from all of those bloat inducing foods for two weeks and allow good bacteria to grow and thrive in your tummy (with the help of Flat Tummy Tea).
  • Take additional vitamin and mineral supplements  when needed on the advice of your doctor.
  • Take a daily probiotic – this is good bacteria which helps break down food – also found in foods such as greek yoghurt.
  • Exercise for at least 30 minutes per day – walking is a great way to stimulate digestion and boost energy levels, as are body weight exercises. See our '7 Day Flat Tummy Workout' blog for inspiration. 
  • Talk to your doctor – bloating effects the vast majority of women and numerous men however if you have avoided gassy foods, lead a healthy lifestyle but have still felt little benefit from Flat Tummy Tea, please seek medical advice.

For best results, try incorporating the following flat tummy foods into your diet:
  • Water – drink 6-8 glasses per day.

  • Fibre (an essential) – 25 grams daily for women and 38 grams for men - from whole-grains, fruit, veggies, nuts, lean white meat, brown rice etc.  This assures our body is able to both process and dispose of the excess.

  • The following fresh fruit:
    • Oranges and watermelon are predominantly made up of water which helps flush our system of toxins (and are also low in calories).
    • Strawberries and blueberries – these are high in fibre to help keep us regular.
    • Pineapple – helps with digestion as it breaks down proteins in the stomach.
    • Grapefruit – has a water content of 90% and is high in fat-burning enzymes.
    • Bananas – high in potassium which can offset sodium, which prevents bloat.
    • Red grapes – high in insoluble fibre which helps keep your digestive system regular.
  • The following veggies:
    • Lettuce, spinach and kale – these are high in fibre, vitamins and minerals – aids in acid indigestion and constipation.
    • Cucumber – they contain a high percentage of water and are a natural diuretic which helps flush toxins from the body and help stimulate kidney function – low in both sodium and calories.
    • Asparagus – this helps reduce water retention, keeping that tummy flat.
  • Lean protein – eating such protein ensures you won’t go hungry and does not induce bloating
    • Lean meat – chicken, fish (not processed) – white meats tend to be less fatty than red or processed meat which means they are easier to digest.
  • Whole grains – a good source of fibre, helping you feel fuller for longer.

  • Eggs (particularly egg whites) – high in protein which keeps you feeling fuller for longer and induces urination, helping banish the bloat.

  • Garlic – helps reduce fat in the liver, helping it to detoxify the body.
  • Chilli – helps to reduce the risk of high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease.  This can also kick-start the metabolism and curb food cravings.

  • Parsley – it reduces bloating caused by water retention.  Parsley also improves appetite and promotes digestion.

  • Natural yoghurt – it promotes the growth of good bacteria which helps to prevent excess gas.  It also has a high water content, helping flush out our system.


  • Woow!! Thank you so much for this healthy guide..

    Doreen Martin on

  • Wow this is an amazing health guide ! You guys should make a booklet and send it home with the products to customers that order it will be helpful to know what to add in the smoothies and what to shop for !!!! Thank you

    Jabria Ragin on

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