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4 products that affect gut health

Improper diet not only negatively affects gut health but can also increase the overall level of inflammation in the body.

Here are some products to avoid to keep your gut healthy.

Carbonated drinks: They lead to bloating, gas, and constipation.

Refined carbohydrates: White bread, white rice, and other foods made with refined grains are devoid of fiber. And without fiber, these products are digested too quickly and cause a spike in blood glucose levels.

Fried foods: Fried foods are high in fat, which can cause diarrhea. Excess oils can also lead to intestinal inflammation.

Milk: Many people find it difficult to digest dairy products – mainly due to a sugar called lactose. When lactose is not properly digested, flatulence and bloating can occur.

Eating more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fermented foods is recommended to keep your gut healthy.