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Bye-Bye, Belly

Check out these 50 tummy-shrinking tips—including some quick fixes for fitting into those skinny jeans tonight.
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Before a big event: Fiber fixes

Nix broccoli. It contains raffinose, an indigestible carb that’ll puff you up like a parade float, Leslie Bonci, RD, says.

Ditto for cabbage, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts. If you must eat these veggies ...

Take Beano beforehand. Bonci says a caplet or two will break down bloat-causing chemicals.

Choose rice. Unlike most starches, it doesn’t produce gas as it’s digested. No gas, no bloating.

Next: At the table: Choices matter

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