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02 of 08


The Worst Foods to Eat Before Flying

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Nuts including almonds, cashews, chestnuts, flaxseed, hazelnuts, and pistachios are rich in fermentable fibers, which is a perfect recipe for intestinal gas, said Scarlata. “These fibers are fermented by our residential gut microbes and although these foods are healthy for most people, they can cause troublesome gas in your gut,” she said. “The bigger problem is that gas in your intestine expands while ​mile high in a pressurized cabin.”