Belly Bloat is swelling of the belly or the stomach because of filling due to the soft substance like gas, water etc. It is preferred by many over actual weight gain and fat buildup. But bloating is embarrassing and uncomfortable especially when the dress worn is skin tight and fit.
We present to you a list of items that cause bloating without our knowledge, avoiding them is the only way to avert these problems.
Cruciferous vegetables like Brussels sprouts and broccoli and also Cauliflower cause bloating because of carb named raffinose. Our body is incapable of breaking down this carb, therefore, it remains undigested and reaches to the large intestine. The food is later fermented by bacteria and release noxious gas that causes bloating.
Grains like wheat, rye and oats has non-digestible carbohydrate named fructan. The carb reaches to colon through small intestine undigested. They too ferment and forms gas which eventually leads to bloating and flatulence.
Beans and lentils which include chickpeas, kidney beans, mung, and rajma can exaggerate the problems of gas and bloating. These are the best sources of protein but have natural sugars and dietary fiber that cannot be absorbed by the body. Therefore, there are breakdown results in plenty of gas.
Sometimes dairy products can pronounce bloating too. It could mean that you have the sensitivity to lactose. The only way to recover is to try to eliminate white materials from the diet and see the results.
5. Chewing gum:
Artificial sweeteners used in chewing gum like sorbitol and xylitol are very slowlyabsorbed by small intestine that results in the formation of gas and causes bloating and tummy cramps. Also, the intake of air increases its amount in the digestive tract causing bloating.
According to study, a moderate intake of alcohol causes bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine and leads to bloating and digestive problems like constipation.
Now enjoy your Belly.