Category Archives: Bloating

Nourish Your Body & Banish Your Bloat: 3 Success Secrets

Over two thousand years ago, Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, admonished us to “let food be thy medicine”. It’s advice that’s perhaps even more relevant today, given the virtual epidemic of digestive complaints we’re seeing. We’ve packed our foods with fillers, preservatives, and synthetic vitamins; grow it in an environment full of pesticides and […]

5 Medications That Can Seriously Bloat You

When a patient walks into my office complaining of bloating, the first place I look is their medicine cabinet. Here are five of the biggest culprits, and some bloat-busting solutions:   Antibiotics Antibiotics kill pathogens, or “bad” bacteria, but they also kill off huge numbers of the good bacteria essential for gut health. Unfriendly fungal […]

7 Natural Solutions For “Good Gas”

The foods that are most beneficial for gut health are often the ones that can lead to bloating and gas (at Gutbliss, we call this “good gas“). Artichokes, asparagus, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, celery, green peppers, legumes, and onions – all of these high fiber, nutrient-rich foods contain complex sugars that are fermented in […]

10 Tips to Cure Your Bloat

Bloating has become an epidemic and is one that’s rapidly increasing. For many, the symptoms are daily, relentless, and life altering, but even when symptoms aren’t severe, they’re significant annoyances that can interfere with daily life. Bloating is never a “normal” occurrence and is always a sign that something isn’t quite right in the gut. […]