Complex sugars called oligosaccharides found in beans are indigestible. When they reach our intestine unabsorbed, healthy bacteria in the small intestine metabolize these starches. Carbon dioxide, hydrogen, and methane gases are released as byproducts causing symptoms like gas, bloating, and nausea. Given the nutritional benefits of beans, explore appropriate cooking methods instead of avoiding beans altogether.
Dates have been a staple food in the Middle East and South Asia for a very long time. Whether fresh or dry, this fruit is absolutely delicious and has numerous health benefits. However, you’ve probably heard about how too much of anything is bad for you. Well, dates are no[.....]
SIBO is a condition marked by excessive proliferation of bacteria in the small intestine, making it difficult for you to absorb nutrients. Symptoms include flatulence, bloating, abdominal fullness, fatty stools, diarrhea or constipation. While antibiotics, intravenous feeding are common line of treatments, natural remedies like oil of oregano, horsetail may also help.
Maintain a food diary to figure out your personal food triggers and avoid them in future. Slash gas-producing foods like cruciferous veggies, beans, fruits like apples, pears, and carbonated drinks; instead cook with digestive spices like cumin, turmeric, peppercorn. Apply a mix of asafoetida powder and castor oil to the navel area to ease gas and relieve sluggish digestion.
SIBO is a condition marked by the invasion of bacteria from the large intestine, in abnormally large numbers (usually 100,000 bacteria/ml of fluid), in the small intestine. The excess bacteria not only uses up the nutrients required for the rest of the body to run properly, but also produces toxins and gases that can disrupt digestion and even damage the intestinal lining.
Farts are a normal bodily function, but if they are particularly pungent, you need to check your diet for sulfur-rich foods like red meat, legumes, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and other dairy products. If stinky farts are accompanied by cramps or bloating, there could be an underlying health condition like lactose intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, or celiac disease. Observe a pattern to pinpoint specific food allergies.
Apple cider vinegar has been considered a vital health remedy for centuries. It’s believed to have been used to treat various ailments as far back as 10,000 years ago. The Babylonians, the Greeks, the Parisians and the Japanese are just some of the civilizations that are believed to have used[.....]
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