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Can chocolate cause gas?

Chocolate and Lactose Intolerance Chocolate contains lactose, a sugar found naturally in milk. People who are lactose intolerant cannot digest lactose and therefore cannot properly break down chocolate. This leads to gastrointestinal distress, abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, headache, and fatigue. Can chocolate cause gas? Chocolate contains caffeine, which stimulates the digestive system. This leads…