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February 2013 Issue

Gas-free Beans and Green Coffee Bean Extract

The gastrointestinal issues that result from eating beans, put simply, are just “gas”—and normal gut bacteria are to blame. The bacteria ferment indigestible sugars found naturally in beans that cause gas. Beans, a healthy inexpensive source of high-quality protein, are too important to pass up. So how can you eat them comfortably? A few simple remedies may reduce or completely eliminate the gas issue.

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