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(HealthDay News) -- When your belly feels stretched and uncomfortably full, you've probably got a case of bloating.
The U.S. National Library of Medicine suggests how to prevent bloating:
Don't chew gum or drink carbonated beverages, particularly if they contain a lot of sorbitol or fructose.
Avoid gas-causing foods such as turnips, cabbage, beans, Brussels sprouts and lentils.
Eat your food slowly.
Treat constipation, but be careful with fiber supplements, which may worsen symptoms.
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