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4 Tips for Damage Control After Eating Too Much, According to Experts

By Samantha Boesch of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 2 of 5: Eating foods higher in sodium "can contribute to feeling 'puffy' or bloated the next day," according to Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, who is the author of The Sports Nutrition Playbook and member of our Expert Medical Board. That is why Goodson stresses the importance of making sure you stay hydrated before and after a big meal.In addition to drinking plenty of water, you can also try boosting your hydration by adding a little something extra to your beverage."One thing you can do is hydrate throughout the day with water infusions, like this Apple Cider Vinegar Lemon "Detox" Drink or this Cranberry Orange Ginger "Detox" Water," says Tammy Lakatos Shames, RDN, CDN, CFT, and Lyssie Lakatos, RDN, CDN, CFT, also known as The Nutrition Twins. "The fluid will help to restore normal hydration status as it flushes out the excess sodium, sugar, water that's retained with them, alleviating bloat and heaviness."RELATED: The Best Electrolyte Drinks & Powders To Keep You Hydrated All Day

Make sure you’re hydrating

Eating foods higher in sodium "can contribute to feeling 'puffy' or bloated the next day," according to Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, who is the author of The Sports Nutrition Playbook and member of our Expert Medical Board. That is why Goodson stresses the importance of making sure you stay hydrated before and after a big meal.

In addition to drinking plenty of water, you can also try boosting your hydration by adding a little something extra to your beverage.

"One thing you can do is hydrate throughout the day with water infusions, like this Apple Cider Vinegar Lemon "Detox" Drink or this Cranberry Orange Ginger "Detox" Water," says Tammy Lakatos Shames, RDN, CDN, CFT, and Lyssie Lakatos, RDN, CDN, CFT, also known as The Nutrition Twins. "The fluid will help to restore normal hydration status as it flushes out the excess sodium, sugar, water that's retained with them, alleviating bloat and heaviness."

RELATED: The Best Electrolyte Drinks & Powders To Keep You Hydrated All Day

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