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What foods cause the most gas? Nutritionist tells 6 of them

There is no escape: the human body produces gases. Although this is a normal physiological response, it is undeniable that some people have a greater ability to produce gases than others.

Gas buildup can cause uncomfortable conditions, such as flatulence and colic, as well as being embarrassing in some cases.

Todo Bahia spoke about the topic with nutritionist Hortência Kettelen Souza Luz, who has a degree from the Federal University of Goiás and is currently in intensive care.

She explained to us that a file foods Gases known to produce are those that contain a large amount of Fiber and carbohydrates. Upon reaching the intestines, they undergo a fermentation process, so that all their components are properly digested.

This fermentation is responsible for causing gas, flatulence, cramps, and of course flatulence. The level of gas production varies from one organism to another, so not everyone has this problem.

According to a nutritionist, the foods Most of the causes of gas are:

  1. beans;
  2. Broccoli;
  3. the fruit;
  4. milk and dairy products;
  5. Soft drinks;
  6. Felt tired.

If you have problems with excessive production of gases, the best is to schedule a Consultation with a nutritionist. This professional will be able to assess your diet and prescribe the necessary changes so that you have fewer symptoms.

In addition, in the case of preparing beans, for example, letting the beans soak in cold water overnight, before cooking, is a procedure that usually helps those who suffer from excess gas.

When soaked, beans and other legumes contain less oligosaccharides, a type of carbohydrate that promotes gas production in the intestines.

In addition, this technology works with other legumes, such as chickpeas, lentils, and soybeans.

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