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12 things your stomach is trying to tell you

Tummy not happy? Find out why and what you can do about it.

You ate a big kale salad and now feel pretty bloated
You ate a big kale salad and now feel pretty bloated
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Your stomach’s saying: You piled on too big a portion. Obviously, veggies are super healthy for your body, including your GI system. In fact, they supply the fibre that basically helps clean you out. But that’s also why it can be too much of a good thing. “If you give anyone enough veggies, they’ll end up pretty uncomfortable with bloating and gas,” says David Meyer, MD and gastroenterologist. Don’t think you have to limit the amount you eat. Instead, be more conscious about having smaller portions – and more of them – throughout the day. This is when incorporating veggies into at least one snack (like crudités and hummus in the afternoon) can come in handy. Here are 12 reasons why your belly might be bloated. 
 



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