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Healthy Habits for Bonsall & Fallbrook Folks – Bloating: Uncomfortable stomach woes


Last updated 7/21/2022 at 2:17pm

Bloating is uncomfortable stomach pressure, which protrudes the belly. Village News/Courtesy photo

Dr. Megan Johnson McCullough

Special to the Village News

Bloating doesn't just occur on Thanksgiving, rather, it can happen to any of us at any time. For one in ten Americans, feeling bloated is a regular occurrence. Bloating isn't limited to just eating a large meal. The discomfort is usually related to what you have eaten.

The three causes of bloating are as follows:

1. Eating too much fat

2. Overeating

3. Eating fatty foods

Eating slowly is the key. Meals should take at least 20 minutes to consume. No matter how much is served, eating smaller portions is advisable. Fat...

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