Lose the Water Weight
Replace refined carbs with one-cup servings of natural diuretics such as artichokes, asparagus, or watercress to flush your system, says Frances Largeman-Roth, R.D., author of Eating in Color.
De-Puff Your Stuff
"Cucumbers contain caffeic acid, which helps fight swelling," says Largeman-Roth. It works on more than the bags under your eyes.
Eat More Orange
Foods high in potassium help short-term shrinkage, says Lauren Slayton, R.D., founder of Foodtrainers in New York City. Bananas, cooked spinach, and most orange-colored produce--think winter squash, dried apricots, and oranges--are all good sources.