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How does peppermint reduce bloating?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Indigestion is one of the most common causes of bloating. Peppermint improves the flow of bile to digest fats better. Lemon adds flavor so you won’t have to use sweeteners that can also cause bloating.

Lemon Peppermint Ice Cubes

2 1/2 cups lemon juice
15 peppermint leaves

Freeze peppermint leaves in lemon juice in an ice cube tray. Add 3 cubes to every glass of water at least 3 times a day, or with meals.
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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