What foods cause gas?
The friendly bacteria in our guts help digest foods that our bodies have trouble breaking down. These bacteria also produce gas, usually as they digest food in the large intestines. Foods most often linked to intestinal gas include:
Beans and lentils
Asparagus, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and other vegetables
Fructose, a natural sugar found in artichokes, onions, pears, wheat, and some soft drinks
Lactose, the natural sugar found in milk
Fruits, oat bran, peas, and other foods high in soluble fiber, which gets digested in your large intestine
Corn, pasta, potatoes, and other foods rich in starch
Sorbitol, the artificial sweetener
Whole grains, such as brown rice, oatmeal, and whole wheat.