Do nuts cause gas?

Answer

Nuts and seeds are not significant contributors to gas, but if eaten in large enough quantities they can contribute to the problem. Nuts contain soluble fiber that is not broken down until it reaches the large intestine, which is a known cause of gas.

The type of nuts you eat will have an effect on the problem. For instance, almonds contain sulphates which create a more noxious smelling gas. Diet is not the only contributing factor, however. Activities like smoking and chewing gum cause air to be swallowed, which contributes to belching and bloating. In addition to avoiding foods that cause gas, over-the-counter medications are available that help reduce the problem.

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Beans, and some other types of gas can create intestinal gas due to carbohydrates and sugars that your body is unable to break down. If you get uncomfortable gas, you can cut down.
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yup same problem try drinking green tea after eating nuts they kinda hard to digest
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There are several over the counter medications that can be ingested to alleviate the pain and discomfort of gas, bloating and a swollen abdomen. Look for antacids that contain the
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Mushrooms, like beans, contain the sugar raffinose, and eating them can result in the same process that causes gas.
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