While cutting back on sugar is a great idea, alternative sweeteners can contain sugar alcohol that can leave your tummy swollen.
What could be wrong with veggies, right? Yes, they are healthier than most foods, but if you notice the bloat after eating them, that's because they are similar to beans in that they don't break down as easily in the digestive track.
You may not have been diagnosed as lactose intolerant, but it can be hard for our bodies to break milk and cheese down. As such, dairy can cause gas and bloating.
Most brands contain sugar alcohol, which causes bloating. Another reason? While chewing, you are likely swallowing more air and that can make your tummy expand too.
It's not just sugary soft drinks that are the culprit. All carbonated beverages, including water, have carbon dioxide, which can leave your belly bloated and big.