Foods That Unexpectedly Cause Gas

Tooty Fruities And Veggies That Make You Pass Wind

Everybody passes gas. This is a fact that is funny, embarrassing, and at times even both.

But have you ever experienced passing wind in a situation or place that you should not have?

The shame ate away at you and you would’ve run away if you could, but were unable to do so for whatever reason you had at the time.

What if you were told that the reason for that social faux pas is what you had for your break time snack? Yes, indeed!

It’s not just pork and beans that make your behind more than a bit noisy. Read on to discover more.




Blackberries are rich in antioxidants, but they’re also packed with polyols, the main component in sugar substitutes (which are often blamed for abdominal distress). Polyols tend to hang around our digestive system for a long time and usually aren’t completely absorbed, which can lead to bloating or excessive flatulence.

Scallions (and other aromatics)

Veggies with strong flavors, like scallions (just the white part), garlic, onions, shallots, and leeks (just the white bottom) are high in fructans, a type of fiber made up mostly of fructose molecules. Humans lack the enzymes to break down fructans, so no one is able to fully digest them, leading to gut problems like gas and bloating.


Apples can be a trigger for those who suffer from fructose malabsorption, which occurs when the natural sugar is unable to be absorbed by the body. Fructose malabsorption leads to bloating, diarrhea, and other digestive issues.

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