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These 6 Vegetables Could Be The Cause of Your Bloat

These 6 Vegetables Could Be The Cause of Your Bloat

Feeling bloated? It might not be caused by the food you think. Here are six vegetables that have a tendency to result in bloating.

These 6 Vegetables Could Be The Cause of Your Bloat

There are many things that can cause bloating, but vegetables usually aren’t on the list of suspected culprits. As ScienceDirect reports, cruciferous vegetables, in particular, are known for causing bloating due to containing the complex sugar raffinose. Raffinose is unable to be digested in the intestinal tract, causing it to remain inside until the gut’s bacteria is able to ferment it. While it remains undigested, it can cause bloating, flatulence and constipation.

While vegetables to consume the many nutrients they carry is vital to maintaining a healthy diet, you might want to avoid eating these six if you’re planning on going out.

  • Broccoli
  • Kale
  • Radish
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Rocket

SMART TIP: Drinking water with your meal and chewing thoroughly will help your body digest food.

RECIPES TO TRY

Vegetable Frittata (pictured above)

Winter Vegetable & Sourdough Nut Crumble

Spinach and Zucchini Soup

Vegetable Laksa

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