Try increasing your Vitamin C intake to help you release excess fluids. 300-500 mg. of Vitamin C daily are as effective as medicinal diuretics.
Medical experts recommend large amounts of Vitamin C to counteract the harmful effects of air pollution. Long recognized as a cold fighter, recent research proves that adequate amounts of Vitamin C help prevent cancer and heart disease. 1,000 milligrams per day is the minimum recommended dosage.
(IronMan Magazine Nov 1973 Vol. 33 No. 1 and Musclemag Vol 2 issue 1)