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    This is what You Should Eat And Drink After A Junk Food Binge

    Yogurt: Yogurt has some amazing probiotic power that can definitely help tame tummy problems which are caused by too much food. Yogurt has good bacteria known as lactobacillus that can help to balance out bad bacteria and go after gas and diarrhea. In order to get the bacterial benefits, look for yogurt with live active cultures.

    Bananas: Sometimes the Blood pressure can increase and be on the rise from a sodium surge. So in order to curb it, you can do it by biting into a banana. Bananas are fully packed with potassium, which can ease the effects of a sodium-high diet and help level out blood pressure.

    Oatmeal: A bowl of oatmeal as your breakfast staple will surely help to start your day on the right foot. This will help you to get 1-2 grams of fiber, which will surely help to lower the cholesterol, as it helps to kick it out of your system before it can set up shop.

    Green tea: A mug of it (hold the sugar) is chock-full of flavonoids. This helps to lower down your levels of LDL, or we can say “bad” cholesterol, and thus it can also help to get high blood pressure back to normal, too.

    Nuts: Binge eating on junk food is quite harmful for your health as it can raise your risk of heart disease. So in order to avoid such risks, just have a small handful of nuts whenever you feel like having something. Nuts such as Almonds, walnuts, peanuts, and other nuts will surely help to offer you omega-3 fatty acids, unsaturated fats, and vitamin E, and these all will result in lowering cholesterol and protecting your arteries, thus keeping your body healthy too.

    Beans: Garbanzo, lentil, navy, when it comes to beans, it has to be said that the options are almost endless. So in order to have a great fiber boost, just pick some of your favorite variety of beans. Another point to note about is that beans also take some time to digest, and thus this will surely help you to make you feel full for longer.

    Spinach: Your body has a lot to work through after a binge on junk food. And in this situation, incorporating Spinach in your diet is surely the best decision. This is because spinach is full of vitamin B2, which helps in metabolizing the fat. B vitamins also prove to be helpful to fight disease and infection thus helping to keep you healthy longer. It is also said that it is always considered best to eat the leafy greens raw or lightly steamed, by boiling them, it can take out essential vitamins and nutrients.

    Ginger: Gas got you feeling bloated? No worries! Ginger will surely help you. Ginger helps a lot to relax the muscles in your digestive tract in order to get the gas out. Brew some ginger tea, or spice up a salad with pickled ginger, or you can even blend some into a smoothie so that you can get your digestive tract fix, and feel free of bloating.

    Oranges: Oranges are tart, tasty, and they are also packed with vitamin C, thus this will help to boost your metabolism. Oranges also help to digest fats. What’s more? Well there’s also a chance that boosting your vitamin C can result in giving you more energy and lift up your spirits. It is always better to go for the whole fruit instead of juice, in order to avoid extra sugar and to level up your fiber.


    Flaxseed: Flaxseed is an easy addition to foods you already eat, like oatmeal or smoothies, as the most amazing part of flaxseed is that it does not change or alters food’s flavor, but can add fiber and ALA, which is a fatty acid that may improve your heart health. Opting for ground flax over flaxseed oil for full fiber benefits.

    Sneha Sivakumar
    Sneha Sivakumar
    I am a student and will be stepping into my college life soon! Apart from writing, I love coding and reading books. I like to learn new things and upgrade myself!

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