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10 Sneaky Foods That Cause Bloating
This vegetable is one of the primary dietary sources of fructan, a type of soluble fibre that can cause a puffy stomach.

It isn’t always fast food and Isoda that causes bloating. Sometimes, even certain vegetables and other “healthy” ingredients have properties in them that can lead to a rounded belly.

Foods that Cause Bloating include:


Most beans contain a type of sugar called alpha-galactosides. These short-chain carbohydrates are fermented in the colon, whose process tends to produce a lot of gas. Soaking them in water helps reduce the galactoside content.


Mushrooms contain polyols, yet another type of sugar that can cause gassing. If it’s the flavour and texture of mushrooms that you’re craving for, a combination of zucchini and seaweed can probably do the job.

Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables include broccoli, cabbage, and brussels sprouts, among others. They’re healthy, sure, but also contain tons of fibre. Fortunately, it’s hard to get bloated from these unless you eat them raw.


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January/February 2020