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30 Foods That Make You Feel Bloated

Everybody needs to eat in order to stay nourished and healthy. If you’re like most people, you choose foods that are not only healthy but easy to digest. When you’re unable to properly digest a certain food, bloating can occur.

Bloating – that awful feeling you get when your belly feels swollen after you eat. Bloating is usually caused by gas. Here is a list of 30 foods that can make you feel bloated. Some of these foods are very healthy for you while others you most likely want to avoid anyway.



Beans, beans, the musical fruit….you know how the rest goes. Rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals, these healthy foods also contain sugars called alpha-galactosides, a member of the family of FODMAPS (fermentable oligo-, di-, mono-saccharides and polyols). These are short-chain carbs that escape digestion, thus causing – as beans are notoriously known for doing – gas!


30 Foods That Will Give You Heartburn

They say that everything in moderation is the key to living a healthy, fulfilling life. As much as we strive to always eat (well, some of us, at least) nutritious foods, there are those times when we just can’t resist chowing down on or drinking something that isn’t shall we say the best for us. One of the most common side effects of indulging in bad foods is that many of these foods often cause heartburn. Heartburn. You know, an awful sensation that literally feels like some insidious unseen force is burning through your stomach.

Here is a list of thirty foods that will give you heartburn.

If you hate heartburn as much as I do, it’s recommended that you avoid these staples like the plague. But if you must, consume in small amounts – we can’t stress that enough!



Who doesn’t enjoy a hearty bowl of homemade chili on a cold winter’s day? The dark side of this popular food is its notorious reputation for causing heartburn and its equally damaging cousin, indigestion, caused by a compound contained within chili called capsaicin.