01/29Consume these foods and get rid of water weight

Consume these foods and get rid of water weight

Our body is mostly made up of water, which means that if you're finding it difficult to lose weight, water weight is to be blamed. Water weight is called as water retention which goes hand-in-hand with unwanted weight, puffiness, bloating and increase in dietary sodium. And the best way to reduce water retention is to cut down on foods that contain good amounts of salt. You should have a good amount of vitamin and minerals in order to get rid of water weight. This is why there are foods that help in maintaining a balanced diet which also helps in fighting water retention. So head on to the list and try incorporating these foods in your daily diet so that you can easily beat water weight which is otherwise making it difficult to lose weight in general.


02/29Kidney beans

Kidney beans

One way to ditch water weight is to consume kidney beans as they have high values of B6, potassium and magnesium that helps you feel a little less puffy and swollen. You can consume these once in a week and you'll see yourself slide back into your skinny jeans all too well.




You can try some amaranth instead of the starchy grains like white rice as amaranth makes for a wonderful substitute for wheat products for people who have wheat allergies. These might look like tiny grains but they have high amounts of vitamin B6, magnesium and potassium. All of which makes amaranth quite powerful to fight the water weight.


04/29Dandelion Greens

Dandelion Greens

Did you know that you can actually saute some pesky weed lying in the middle of your lawn and also include them raw in salads and sandwiches? The dandelion greens don't just give you a good amount of potassium and magnesium, but also help in shedding those extra kilos.




Buckwheat is usually mistaken for a cereal when it's actually a seed/ It makes an amazing substitute for those who can't tolerate wheat proteins. It's high in both protein and fiber and it also packs a high amount of vitamin B6, potassium as well as magnesium which helps in keeping the water weight at bay.




Figs might be small but are quite powerful in fighting water weight. They're great to kick off your day with something sweet and you can also add a few of these to your favourite smoothie. Also, dried figs help in weight loss. Both the ways, it's a win-win situation. Don't you agree?




Your favourite dessert topping can be a great way to reduce water weight. We're talking about cherries as they are high in potassium which helps in combating water retention.


08/29Beet greens

Beet greens

Beetroots always come along with the greens and you must make use of both. These beet greens can help you shed those extra kilos. These greens have quite a huge amount of water weight fighting magnesium and potassium in addition to loads of iron that helps in preventing the bloating that occurs.




Not many Indian families must have tried this, but asparagus is known to be that one vegetable that affects your water output. This vegetable is high in potassium that helps in preventing unnecessary water retention which makes you feel uncomfortable and bloated.




Carrots are too good for your eyes but they also help in preventing your body for holding on to excess water weight. The magnesium and potassium in this vegetable can fight water retention and can also very much help in shedding belly fat and reduce that waistline.