Surprising Side Effects of Eating Brussels Sprouts

Digestive Issues: Brussels sprouts include raffinose and fiber. These ingredients may cause gas, bloating, or abdominal pain in sensitive stomachs

Vitamin K in Brussels sprouts helps blood coagulate, interfering with blood-thinning medications. While vitamin K is vital for healt

Goitrogens in Brussels sprouts interfere with hypothyroidism. In those with iodine shortage or hypothyroidism, these chemicals may affect thyroid function.

Brussels sprout allergies are rare. Allergies can cause itching, redness, swelling, difficulty breathing, or anaphylaxis.

Oxalates in Brussels sprouts may cause kidney stones in some people. For those prone to kidney stones or oxalate troubles, Brussels sprouts may worsen them.

High vitamin K content makes Brussels sprouts interact with some drugs. Eat less Brussels sprouts if you take blood thinners or other vitamin

Gas: Brussels sprouts' high fiber content can cause gas and digestive issues when eaten in big numbers.

Risk of Cross-Reactivity: Brussels sprouts may cause minor allergy reactions in people allergic to pollens or Brassicaceae foods like cabbage

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