Monday, September 22, 2008


Factors that have a great effect in water retention are:-

1. Salt & alcohol

2. Sugar and sweet intake

3. Fried food and fried snacks

4. Too much starch at one time

5. Female hormone controlling the menstruation cycle.

When consuming salt in greater quantities, blood concentration rises. It happens mainly in Chinese foods which are loaded with salts and people who are having frequently alcohol.

Some people have a tendency of water retention since birth.


a. Puffy feet, fingers, face & eyes.

b. Feel sleepier.

c. Knees and back may retain more water collecting and start hurting.

d. Feeling depressed.

How to avoid water retention.

• adding raw salt in salad.

• Avoiding pickles.

• Avoiding papad.

• Drink plenty of water.

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