“This often leads to increased fibre levels, which isn’t always a bad thing, but does have the potential to cause bloating. Especially when people have been on a low fibre processed diet throughout the winter.”
Instead, people should opt for food with high water content, such as spinach, avocado and yoghurt and avoid fibre-rich vegetables, including broccoli and cauliflower which trigger bloating.
For those who struggle with bloating, nutritionist Kelly Light shared some tips and small lifestyle changes that help minimise it.
“Firstly, limit intake of things like fruit juices and smoothies, as well as foods known for their gas-producing properties such as beans or fermented foods.