4 Summer Foods That'll Flatten Your Tummy

Add these foods to snacks or salads and you'll be on your way to a flat stomach. REDBOOK.

The tropical fruit is loaded with bromelain, an enzyme that promotes digestion and eases bloating. Toss it into a fruit salad with papaya, another de-puffer.

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The crunchy veggie acts as a natural diuretic, helping your body get rid of the excess water that causes puffiness. If you're not a fan of the licorice-like taste, try celery-it gets the job done too.

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Plain yogurt

Full-fat or non-fat, Greek or regular, any kind will do so long as it's rich in probiotics, which can improve digestion. Just look for live and active cultures on the container's label.

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Ginger or peppermint

Both are helpful in keeping gas at bay. Try hot or iced ginger or peppermint tea-just keep it unsweetened, to avoid unnecessary calories.

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