"Popular fast food items like cheeseburgers and French fries pack a punch with high calories, fats, and sodium, leading to bloating. Fast foods are calorie-dense, offering a significant calorie count in a small serving."
Foods with sugar alcohols, like mannitol and sorbitol, often lead to gas and bloating as they are challenging to digest. These sweeteners promote gas production in the large intestine during the fermentation process.
"While cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts are nutrient-packed veggies, their health benefits can sometimes result in bloating."
Potato chips, rich in sodium and fats, can lead to bloating and weight gain. The saturated fats commonly found in these chips may be stored as body fat, especially with excessive consumption
"While fluffy white bread adds enjoyment to lunchtime sandwiches, it can cause short-term bloating and potential long-term weight gain when included regularly in your diet."
Its high glycemic index rapidly spikes blood sugar, triggering carb cravings and an increased insulin response, potentially leading to fat storage over time."
Eating a lot of fiber-rich legumes like kidney beans, black beans, chickpeas, and lentils at once, especially if not accustomed to high fiber, can cause gas and bloating despite their heart and gut health benefits.