Symptoms, conditions and causes

What vegetables or foods cause bloating?

Reason why the person could actually feel more nauseous, bloated, and irritable when they consume certain vegetables. It is because of something called lectins, a natural insecticide that the plant has to protect against insects and pests.

A certain percentage of the population is sensitive to lectins so when they consume lectins in certain foods, they would get more inflammation, bloating, nausea, etc.

Veggies High in Lectins:

• Kidney Bean

• Tomato

• Cucumber

• Peas

• Green Beans

• Chick Pea

• Soy

• Tofu

• Zucchini

• Nigh Shade (Pepper, Eggplant, Potato, Tomato)

Veggies Low in Lectins:

• Cruciferous – Arugula, kale, Brussels sprouts, cabbage

• Celery

• Carrot

• Onion

• Beet

• Asparagus

• Garlic

• Leafy Green

• Romaine

• Spinach

• Parsley

• Sea Weed

• Mushroom

Last updated: Jul 17, 2023 14:11 PM