We asked Melbourne dietitian, Melanie McGrice, to lift the lid on bloating’s biggest myths.
“How good is feeling bloated?” said no one ever. The truth is feeling bloated is uncomfortable, annoying, all-consuming and sometimes painful.
But, it’s also become the norm. According to research*, 87 percent of Australian women suffer digestive discomfort and symptoms such as bloating, making it an all too common complaint topic among friends, family and colleagues.
All that talk however can lead to more confusion, so we asked dietitian Melanie McGrice to shed a little more light on bloating and gut health in general. Here, she shares 10 things we all need to know about bloating.