These cruciferous veggies definitely fit the bill in terms of health benefits – but they can also make you gassy, says dietitian Caroline Passerello. A common cause of bloating in many people, these greens and whites pack lots of fibre and a type of sugar known to cause gas, called raffinose, according to the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD). And that could make you an unpleasant seat-mate once you’re in the air.
7 foods you should avoid before flying
Keep stomach issues at bay when you're in the air by avoiding these potentially troublesome foods.
Skip: broccoli, cauliflower or brussels sprouts