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bloated

(blō′tĭd)
adj.
Medicine Swollen or distended beyond normal size by fluid or gaseous material.

bloated

(blōt′ĕd) [AS. blout]
Swollen or distended beyond normal size as by serum, water, or gas.
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3) As compared to 54% who reported feeling less bloated in the control group in the same study (4) Checkout/Nielsen Top 100 Grocery Brands 2008) (5) FAO/WHO 2002 * Activia is scientifically proven to help improve slower digestive transit when at least one pot is eaten every day for 14 days as part of a healthy balanced diet and lifestyle.
It is thought that higher levels of oestrogen in the body before a period lead to higher levels of serotonin, which in turn increases the production of a chemical compound known as aldosterone, all of which are related to water and salt retention which in turn cause that all-too familiar bloated feeling.
It also boasts a more bloated staff than any other city surveyed.
In a nutshell: Daniel Craig makes for a great, mean Bond in a bloated origin story that asks us to forget the previous 20 movies in the series.
But, for anyone who has experienced the discomfort of a bloated stomach after munching airplane meals, a few drops in a glass of water work wonders.
An hour later your tummy's straining to escape and the svelte silhouette you were so proud of has been replaced by a bloated monster.
Contrary to what some scientists had thought, the planet's bloated appearance does not stem from the heating and expanding of its atmosphere by intense starlight.
COO Randall Emmett stated: "Companies with large overheads and bloated staffs cannot react quickly enough in the ever-changing entertainment Industry.
Currently, almost a quarter (22%) of women in the North West would eat less if they felt bloated for three weeks or more, rather than go to their GP - just 14% said this would be their first action.
This makes bad bacteria multiply, producing the gas that makes us feel bloated.
The X Factor boss's face appeared bloated and lined when he appeared on Jay Leno's chatshow in America with Britney Spears.
We already do pay for services and better roads and more modern power and water delivery systems through our bloated city, county and state taxes and added ``fees.