Drinking liquid during the meal
It's okay that the feeling we have, when we eat without drinking, is that we're going to get stuck. But, you can be sure that you will get used to it and after a while, this feeling will go away. The problem with this habit is that excess liquid during meals dilutes the digestive juices, causing the stagnation of food in our stomach. The result could not be otherwise: many gases and a dilatation of the abdomen.
Eat a few times
Many people think that the secret to losing weight is literally closing their mouths and staying hours without eating. If you are adept at this idea, know that you are making a big mistake and the result you will achieve is an even bigger belly. Do you know why? When we leave to eat only in times of great hunger, when the body is no longer able to run out of a "fuel", we end up consuming more food than normal. This causes an instant increase of the stomach.
When the mouth does not think, the stomach is suffering. It's okay that the saying is not quite that, but that's exactly what happens. When we eat very fast, the stomach becomes overwhelmed and can not account for its function, which is to digest the food. Therefore, some of the nutrients that are harder to digest, such as fat, end up staying longer than normal in there. The secret is to chew a lot and give yourself the pleasure of having a quiet meal.
Too much beans
This is one of the favorite foods of most Brazilians. When we think of a meal, the "rice and beans" double comes to mind. The problem is that the beans, despite being rich in iron and preventing anemia, as your grandmother tires of talking, causes gas, that is, leaves your belly completely dilated. The only way out is to cut it off from your diet? No! But, avoid eating it at night.
Excess of salt
That craze of putting a little more salt in everything that is eaten is fatal! The salt retains liquid and, consequently, increases cellulite and gives belly. It is worth remembering that we are not only talking about the salt itself, but also about foods rich in sodium, such as condiments, olives, canned ...