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Dandelion root ‘relieves bloating’

Women who suffer from bloating may need to change their diet, but dandelion root can ease the discomfort, according to a medical expert.

Dr Sarah Brewer, a GP from Guernsey, told the Telegraph that there are many causes of bloating, which means there are many solutions.

“Mild diuretics such as dandelion root can help,” said Dr Brewer.

“I also recommend that sufferers eat more fibre and drink more water. A supplement of magnesium is also very helpful for a sluggish bowel,” she added.

One of the most common causes of bloating is overeating but, in some people, an inadequate amount of bile is being released into their stomachs, meaning that it is difficult for them to digest fatty food.

For this cause, Dr Brewer recommends artichoke extract, as this can help the body to produce more bile.

Dandelion root is an ingredient in some weight loss pills, such as Adios, which aids slimming by acting on the body’s metabolism.

Which weight loss pills have you found the most effective?

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15 Mar
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  • ann-maurice

    do dandy lions make you want to wee?

  • Gloria

    This just seems wrong- isn’t it just animals that eat weeds and plants 🙂

  • Danielle

    Maybe this works- but really don’t fancy eating weeds 🙂 doesnt sound to good!! Going to start the 3 day diet tomorrow which I found in your diet news- sounds exactly what I need.