Bloating, gas, and cramps can be brought on by the simple carbohydrates found in refined grains and highly processed meals like soda, chips, and white bread.
More than 700 mg of sodium can be found in a single can of soup. A ham sandwich has 1,117 mg or more.
When consuming dairy products like milk, cheese, and yoghurt, those with lactose intolerance may experience stomach distress.
Consuming foods high in capsaicin, the compound that gives chillies their heat, can aggravate the lining of the stomach, leading to nausea, vomiting, burning abdominal discomfort, and diarrhoea.
Even healthy options like highly acidic foods like citrus fruits, orange juice, and tomato juice can irritate the stomach lining. Caffeine in coffee is irritating to the stomach lining.
These carbs can give sensitive individuals gas pain and bloating, especially those with irritable bowel syndrome.
In "diet" foods like sodas and sugar-free sweets, artificial sweeteners like sucralose and aspartame can disrupt the gut microbiota.
Flushing, lightheadedness, low blood pressure, exhaustion, headaches, nausea, upset stomach, impaired vision, and liver inflammation are all symptoms of niacin toxicity.
Herbicides like glyphosate are present in non-organic grains used in sugary cereals, notably oats, which might harm the gut microbiome.