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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (cont.)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Food Triggers

Certain foods may worsen bloating and gassiness. These foods include cruciferous vegetables and legumes, for example,

Legumes also may worsen gassiness and bloating, for example,

  • black beans,
  • black-eyed peas,
  • chickpeas (garbanzo beans),
  • edamame,
  • fava beans,
  • lentils,
  • lima beans,
  • red kidney beans, and
  • soy nuts.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/8/2015
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