Sunday, September 30, 2018

Flatulence and beans

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.
Typically, gas levels will return to normal once you’re eating legumes regularly.
A review of three studies found that different legumes cause different amounts of gas.
Our Beano page has good information on the product.