Introduction

Gas & bloating affect almost everyone at some point in time. While passing gas & belching are natural ways for the body to get rid of excess air that gets trapped in the gut.

Garlic

Garlic is another food that people all around the world use in a wide variety of cooking, and it can also cause excess gas.

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Onion

Onions are a common food that features in many different types of cooking. It contains fructose, which the intestine breaks down during digestion. The breakdown of the sugar causes gas to form.

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Dairy

Dairy products such as milk, cheese are often excellent sources of protein & calcium. A person who loses the ability to digest lactose will suffer several potential symptoms, including gas.

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Soda

Soda is a carbonated beverage. When people drink soda, they consume excess quantities of gas. In some cases though, the air can become trapped and cause bloating in the gut.

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Beer

Beer is a carbonated beverage. The gas from both the fermented carbohydrates and the carbonation process can lead to excess gas and bloating in the gut.

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Fatty food

Fatty foods slow digestion. When the body has to work very hard to digest food, as is the case with fried foods, gas may become trapped in the gut. 

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Hard candy

As with chewing gum, sucking on hard candy can cause gas as a person is more likely to swallow air that then gets trapped in the digestive tract. 

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Sugar alcohol

Garlic is another food that people all around the world use in a wide variety of cooking, and it can also cause excess gas.

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Beans and legume

Beans and some other legumes, such as peas and lentils, have a reputation for causing gas. Beans are also rich in fiber, and a high intake of fiber can increase gassiness.

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Wheat & other whole grains

Wheat and other whole grains, excepting rice, all contain raffinose along with large amounts of fiber. Both of these can lead to increased gas and bloating.

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