View Full Version : Raw foods and gas
11-10-2003, 08:18 PM
I notice that when I eat raw more often, that I get more stomach aches due to gas- pretty great, huh? You can't win them all.
:umm: Has anyone tried Beano or Gas-X or something like that to help with gas from eating fruits and veggies?
11-11-2003, 07:45 AM
I haven't had that problem. I've read that combining certain foods can cause gas. So basically, I don't combine foods at all, and I haven't had any troubles whatsoever with gas.
Maybe instead of taking a drug, find out what combinations of food are causing the problem and change that combination.
The Raw Life by Paul Nison has a food combining chart. I'm sure there are some others out there too.
11-17-2003, 08:20 AM
Bean-o has gelatin in it. Gas-X is in a gelcap, which I would assume is made of gelatin.
There are some enzymes you can take with meals, two I know of are called Digest and Omegazyme. Also, papaya enzymes are useful... I just bought some... they're a lot cheaper, and seem to work at least as well as the other things.
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