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How can I eat beans without getting gassy?

Joel H. Fuhrman, MD
Family Medicine
If beans give you gas or bloating, make sure that you start chewing them very well. It takes some time for your digestive tract to grow the bean-digesting bacteria to digest them better. You may have to start out with a smaller quantity and increase the amount gradually. Don't stop eating beans entirely. It will make things worse when you try to eat them again. Instead, just eat a smaller amount at first, gradually increasing the amount over time.
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