Weve all experienced itthat feeling when you cant seem to zip the last button of your skinny jeans. The uncomfortable gassy bubble that resides in your abdominal area after a couple bites too many. While overindulging and eating certain foods can undoubtedly trigger inflammation, there are several foods that experts recommend regularly consuming to beat bloat or prevent it altogether. Mint can be consumed in multiple ways.Pleasant breath isnt the only benefit mint brings to the table. "Mintcan act as an antispasmodic which can calm the muscular contractions of the GI tract and lessen the pain from bloat," MonicaAuslander Moreno, MS, RD, LD/N, andnutrition consultant forRSP Nutrition, told INSIDER."It is best consumed fresh and raw, or steeped into a tea."In case you need another reason to start that indoor herb garden Papaya contains a bloat-fighting enzyme.Slightly sweet, the exotic papaya is full of health benefits including a bloat-fighting enzyme. As Dr. Roshini Raj, gastroenterologist, internist, and "Lose It!" advisory board member explained,"Papaya has papain, an enzyme that helps digestion and can actually reduce inflammation in your gut." Additionally, its high water and fiber content alleviates constipation and regulates bowel activitya win-win for belly health. Pineapple can help combat water retention.Fresh or canned, pineapple serves as a nutritious low-calorie snack thats rich in vitamin C and easy to digest. As a natural diuretic,"Pineapple is great at flushing your system out because of the combination of enzymes it has," Carol Aguirre MS, RD/LDN, and nutritionist/dietitian at Nutrition Connections, LLC told INSIDER."It contains an enzyme called bromelain, which helps digest proteins. Pineapples also contain potassium, which helps combat water retention caused by eating foods high in sodium." See the rest of the story at Business Insider Click here to read full news..