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Big fat bloaty belly after eating bread: Is it just me????
I have thought this is purely in my mind for ages - I hardly ever eat bread to be honest because we don't have much about (coeliac children). But lately it seems that every time I eat some bread my tummy bloats and I almost look pregnant!!!! Yesterday I had two small slices of wholemeal and today I am wrestling with a whale of a belly - it seems to be worse if it is wholemeal rather than white bread. And for the record pasta does horrible things to me which would be TMI for this time of day!
Well I absolutely know that I do not have coeliacs as because as I have 2 children with it I was tested as a matter of course. Just horrible feeling really watery and no idea why it is so much worse with wholemeal things than white - perhaps my body is now a temple and I have to treat it with respect..
That happens to me when I eat "industrial" bread, eg Hovis. They add something to the bread that really upsets my whole system. Now I only eat quality bread, my favourite is Cranks wholemeal bread, Vogel is good too. Basically, something natural, they are more expensive but there is no comparison.
Both me and my Dad get this. My parents got a breadmaker and it stopped. I did the same and it stopped. I don't think it's the bread, I think it's all the crap they put it in it that's the problem. And that seems to be backed up by the articles in the press this week about "industrial" bread.