What Causes Gas?
Gas can be caused by many different types of foods but the biggest culprits that people can and should avoid are:
- fruit juices
- certain processed dairy products
Start recording with a log.
Food logs keep you accountable for actual results. They also help you clearly see which foods might cause an issue.
How to use it
Log the time, type of food and log any notes or feelings that you have. Also check off if you had any gas or burped. After you have filled out all the rows you can indicate the types of foods that you might think it could be.
Which foods should I look for?
Foods that cause gas usually contain certain types of sugars as well as soluble fiber. Soluble fiber isn't digested in the stomach and goes into the intestine and fragmented by bacteria resulting in the release of gas. Mentioned below a list of fruits, vegetables, dairy products, whole grain items, beverages and snacks that tend to produce gas in digestive system.�
Processed milk foods
Nuts and seeds
Sugar free candies and gums
Although intestinal gas and bloating are common and natural, it may not be a comfortable experience. Likewise, reducing the intake of certain kinds of gassy food items such as cabbage, fatty meats, and fried items can also help you overcome gas. Avoid drinking carbonated drinks, as they tend to produce gas in your digestive tract. Above all, consult a doctor if there is excessive gas or bloating, as it may be due to some health problems in the form of irritable bowel syndrome and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
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