When you’re trying to lose weight you don’t need anything that will slow that process down. Here are 5 foods that cause bloating and why you should avoid them while dieting.
There are certain foods that simply won’t stay still when you eat them. That’s when you get the infamous “food baby” and bloat up like a balloon. Believe it or not, that bloating and gassiness will actually impede your weight loss.
But, there’s a way to avoid it – just skip these foods, and you’ll be back on the right track in no-time.
1. Artificial sweeteners and fructose
We all love the taste of those artificial sugars, but our bodies simply can’t digest some of them. For instance, sorbitol causes bloating and gassiness.
On the other hand, our bodies aren’t able to break down even some of the natural sugars. Fructose can be found in many fruits and veggies, as well as in honey, processed foods and beverages. If you ingest moderate amounts, you’ll be fine, but if you overdo it, you’ll cause trouble in your digestive tract.
So, just cut down on foods that contain these two – carbonated drinks, mangos, pears, pineapple, cherries, dried fruits, nutrition bars…