Beans and legumes are a vital part of the Mediterranean diet, which protects against heart disease, dementia, cancer and other chronic illnesses.
The problem with beans is that digesting their sugars often creates a fragrant, musical byproduct: gas, or flatulence.
Is there any way to avoid the tooting horns … and unpleasant odor? Yes Flat-D
No studies have yet shown that a particular method of soaking or cooking beans prevents flatulence.