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Retaining Water? Eat Protein!

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Avoid Carbonated drinks and salty foods like hot dogs, pickles, soy sauce, pretzels, chips, salted butter, canned soup (make Homemade). Even Ketchup! Eat protein it can be a natural diuretic. UP YOUR FIBER INTAKE, & drink more water as dehydration & inadequate fluid intake can actually cause water retention. Sounds silly, but true. Take B complex and B12, eat juicy fruits like watermelon, cantaloupe, and berries. And of course, exercise or take a long walk daily.

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  • My dr. told me to drink MORE water b/c that helps to not retain water... - by PINK4YOUTOO
  • Thanks this helps alot! - by VICKIE77
  • 504FIT
    Knew about the water and the fiber but not the protein. - by 504FIT
  • Helpful, yes I do retain water especially when I get hot. - by BLUEBELLGIRLS
  • KEEPONMOVIN2
    GREAT IDEA == - by KEEPONMOVIN2

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