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Foods That Cause Intestinal Gas

Foods That Cause Intestinal Gas: Starches

Most starches, including potatoes, corn, noodles, and wheat, produce gas as they are broken down in the large intestine. Rice is the only starch that does not cause gas.

Foods That Cause Intestinal Gas: Fiber

Many foods contain soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber dissolves easily in water and takes on a soft, gel-like texture in the intestines. This type of fiber is found in oat bran, beans, peas, and most fruits. Soluble fiber is not broken down until it reaches the large intestine, where digestion causes intestinal gas.
Insoluble fiber, on the other hand, passes essentially unchanged through the intestines and produces little gas. Wheat bran and some vegetables contain this kind of fiber.

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