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Why does my boyfriend have a gastric reaction to split pea soup?


Posted by sparkle

boyfriend has stomach pains and bloating after eatting small amounts of split pea soup. He has had problems with lactose intolerance in the past.
 
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Peas are high in the sugar raffinose which often causes gas. Some people are more tolerant to certain foods while others have more sensitive stomachs. More information about gas in the digestive tract can be found here: http://www.wellsphere.com/digestive-health-article/gas-in-the-digestive-tract/696597.
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