5 foods you should never, ever eat on a date



Trying to figure out where you should go on a big date? That includes deciding what you should eat, or rather not eat.

If you want to make a good impression, take a little extra time planning a romance-friendly menu. Don’t let eating the wrong grub get you trapped in a fog of your own gas-tly mistakes.

What and when you eat has a direct impact on the way your body functions. There are certain types of foods that cause immediate distress, like stomach pain, fatigue, or gas.

Eating too much too fast can lead to heartburn and distension. To avoid unpleasant moments—Here are five foods not to eat on a date:

1. Lasagna

Thinking about gorging on a big plate of pasta? Avoid doing this on a date, unless you are prepared for a nap. A large helping of carbs can bring on fatigue, spiking you up and then rapidly pulling you back down. We need carbs, but a lot of high processed carbs can make you feel sluggish.

2. Garlic Bread

Most of us know that garlic can cause bad breath, but it can also cause pungent body odor for some people. Some of the compounds that are in these types of (sulphuric) foods can cause bad breath. Some people can even sweat-smell it.

3. Brussels Sprouts

These tiny cruciferous cabbages contain insoluble fiber, otherwise known as roughage. Although packed with nutrients, the fibrous leaves are basically indigestible. For some people, eating too many of them can cause intense gas pain.

4. Chili

A hearty bowl of chili contains both acidic and spicy ingredients, like tomatoes and hot peppers. A large helping of these foods can severely disrupt your digestive chemistry, stirring up heartburn. Avoid chest pain and burning by choosing milder foods.

5. A Burrito

A substantial dose of high-fiber foods, like the refried beans in burritos, can wreak havoc on your your digestive track. Fiber is important for your digestive system, but too much can cause gas and bloating.

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