Foods Other Than Beans That Will Make You Gassy

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We all know that eating beans comes with a tiny inconvenience; it will make you gassy. However, there are plenty of other foods that will have the same effect, and you probably didn’t even realize it. Check out some of them below and be ready for some surprises.

Cruciferous Veggies

Cruciferous veggies like cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and asparagus are rich in raffinose and fiber. Raffinose is a complex sugar that releases gasses as it breaks down in your body, and a similar thing happens with fiber.

Whole Grains

Most whole grains also contain large amounts of raffinose and fiber and have a similar effect on your gut as cruciferous veggies. The only grain that won’t make you gassy is rice.


Surprise, surprise. Watermelon is rich in fructose sugar, and our bodies can have a hard time completely absorbing it, which makes us gassy as a result.

Dairy Products

People who are lactose intolerant will suffer several symptoms as a result of eating dairy products, and gassiness is one of the main ones. Keep in mind that humans can develop lactose intolerance as they age, so many of us might start getting gases from eating milk and yogurts one day.

Soda Drinks

This is a simple one. When you drink carbonated drinks, you are introducing excess gasses to your stomach. Usually, that excess gas goes out through burping, but sometimes it becomes trapped in the gut and causes gasses. The high amount of sugar that our body needs to break down also doesn’t help.