1 doctor weighed in:

Do lentils often cause gas, or is it just me?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Lentils and related vegetables like beans have a lot of starches that are sometimes hard to digest and can therfore cause gas when your stomach bacteria break it down instead.
Try a product like beano it works well with these types of foods.

In brief: Yes

Lentils and related vegetables like beans have a lot of starches that are sometimes hard to digest and can therfore cause gas when your stomach bacteria break it down instead.
Try a product like beano it works well with these types of foods.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Dr. Kevin Considine
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Board Certified,
46 years in practice
16M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors