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Flatulence (Gas) (cont.)

List of foods and drinks that may cause excessive flatulence and gas pain

The following is a list of foods, drinks and other items that may be associated with chronic, constant, extreme, and/or increased flatulence and/or gas pains in certain individuals:

  • Milk and other dairy products
  • Beans
  • Sodas
  • Hard candy
  • Lentils
  • Wheat
  • Potatoes
  • Pasta
  • Oat bran
  • Apples
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Bananas
  • Apricots
  • Melons
  • Prunes
  • Raisins
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Corn
  • Peas
  • Onions
  • Shallots
  • Chewing gum
  • Cauliflower

What foods reduce flatulence or gas?

Although there is little data to support contention that many foods can reduce gas, the following is a partial list of those foods that are listed by dietitians and others that are considered to reduce flatulence:

  • Probiotics
  • Yogurt
  • Ginger
  • Raw honey (not for infants and children under the age of one year)
  • Peppermint
  • Water
  • Cinnamon
  • Juices made from kale, spinach, cucumbers and other greens for example
  • Pineapple
  • Flaxseed
  • Fennel
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/1/2016

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