10 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds
The "Beat Bloat" Way
Sometimes feeling 10 pounds lighter is as good as losing it.
Why try it: The foods that make you bloated -- refined carbs, such as pizza, pasta, and white bread -- have empty calories. "When they get stored in the body they attach to water," says Zuckerbrot. "The more of them you eat, the more water you hold on to."Action Plan
Trade white bread for whole-grain.
Trade white rice for brown.
Trade crackers for fruit and yogurt.
Other tips: Eat a small meal before an important event; a large one can cause bloat. Go easy on the salt: High-sodium foods can make your stomach pooch. And drink lots of water. Your body works more efficiently when hydrated.FEEL LIKE YOU DROPPED 10: In two days, tops.
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