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Beat the Bloat, Blah and Discoloration: 10 Foods and Drinks to Avoid Pre-Wedding


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Even at the reception, it's a good idea to avoid foods that will make you feel weighed down and uncomfortable.
Even at the reception, it's a good idea to avoid foods that will make you feel weighed down and uncomfortable.
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Staying a safe distance away from the salt shaker is a good way to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet, but salt is a sneaky ingredient that hides in common foods, like hamburgers, canned soups, frozen meals and processed cheeses.

Consuming too much salt means you'll retain excess water, making you feel heavier -- a problem that no bride wants to deal with. Aim to stay under 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day throughout your engagement, and eat fresh vegetables and other organic foods as much as possible.


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