Better Nutrition

WHY YOUR BELLY’S NOT BETTER

You’re avoiding gluten, minimizing carbs, and taking your supplements—and you’re still experiencing indigestion, bloating, stomach upset, or constipation. It may be that common daily habits are harming your gut. Check out these six surprising gut-killers, and make your belly better right now.

1 Beans, lentils, cashews, beets, cauliflower, apples, blackberries,, and certain other plant foods are nutrient-dense and loaded with fiber—but if you’re sensitive, they can wreak havoc on your digestive system. These and other good-for-you foods are high in FODMAPS (fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols)—carbohydrates that aren’t fully digested and can be fermented by gut bacteria, causing pain, gas, bloating, constipation, and

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