Burping, belching, flatulence, bloating… there are many terms referring to the ticklish problem excessive gas production causes. Apart from serious health problems to which it can also lead in some cases, bad gas often brings about social embarrassment, making the concerned person feel extremely uncomfortable. Once the excessive gas starts interfering with your peace of mind and your daily regime, it is time to take some actions. Obviously, one of the main causes of this problem is diet. Therefore, for today´s post, we have made a list of 25 foods that can give you really bad gas and should be avoided before any social occasion.
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As a food ingredient, mushrooms are popular all over the world. They are low in cholesterol and contain many vitamins, proteins, fibers, and antioxidants. Nevertheless, mushrooms are not gas friendly.
Onions contain phenolics and flavonoids that have potential anti-inflammatory, anti-cholesterol, anti-cancer and anti-oxidant properties, which is really cool. Nevertheless, eating onions (especially raw onions) before a date is not cool at all. Apart from a strong distinctive breath, you could also embarrass yourself by the urgent need to fart.
Yep, even something as innocent looking as a fruit drink can give you bad gas. Particularly those sweetened with fructose.
For many people, broccoli is the epitome of healthy eating because this vegetable is high in vitamins, fibers, carotenoids and many other beneficial nutrients. However, it also contains the notoriously hard-to-digest sugar raffinose. Therefore, gulping down a whole pot of steamed broccoli before going to a party may end up in a social disaster.
“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream” and why wouldn’t we. But watch out!
Lactose in diary foods is a common cause of flatulence, which can be also an indication of lactose intolerance.