Ideas & Advice
Make sure you feel your best on your big day by skipping these foods that cause bloating and other unwanted wedding ailments.
Cheese contains hard-to-digest fat, making it likely for nausea, bloating and fatigue to hit you. photo: igordutina/123rf Beer releases carbon dioxide in the stomch, resulting in bloating and belching. As for hitting the drinks hard, common sense prevails that you should leave that for another party that's not your wedding. photo: arinhabich/123rf Finishing off a processed granola bar basically equates to consuming an entire candy bar as they contain just as much sugar. Instead, make your own trail mix with protein-packed nuts and seeds like almonds and chia seeds to to keep yourself full. photo: margouillat/123rf See also: 8 EFFECTIVE BODYWEIGHT EXERCISES FOR BRIDES TO BURN FAT FAST Carbonated drinks can irritate your stomach. Stick to warm water or tea to prevent bloating! photo: benjamassremugda/123rf Greasy foods can cause low enery levels and fatigue. Instead of reaching for a handful of fries, choose to consume foods like avocados or nuts to bolster your energy. photo: dmykhailov Keep the spice for another day if you want to steer clear of getting acid reflux or heartburn. It can even contribute to bad breath! photo: nataliaklenova/123rf Avoid eating too much raw vegetables before your big day. An extra load of fiber can cause gassiness if your digestive enzyme levels are low. photo: polachini/123rf See also: NOT LOSING BELLY FAT FOR THAT WAIST-BARING GOWN? THESE 7 REASONS COULD BE WHY Bad news for coffee addicts - but try to avoid too much caffeine on your big day. Having a cup may leave you feeling the jitters. As an alternative, you can brew some herbal tea to calm your nerves. photo: wnaoki/123rf