Why does Broccoli Make Me Gassy?

Answer

Broccoli has an ingredient amongst it called Raffinose which is a carbohydrate. The nutrients in the broccoli cannot be broken down in the intestine which makes it down to the colon. When the process of digesting works on those items that isn't broken down, it produces gas.
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1 Additional Answer
I know that broccoli makes me gassy because it contains a sugar called raffinose which can cause gas. Other foods that contain this sugar are beans and cabbage. There are other sugars that can also produce, including lactose. You can find more information here: digestive.niddk.nih.gov
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