9 foods you should probably skip before your next flight

Just prepping for a flight can be stressful—what with the frantic last minute packing, rush to the airport, and long security lines. If you’re not mindful of what you eat before you board the plane, you could experience jet bloat. “It’s the uncomfortable feeling associated with flying due to the expansion of gastrointestinal gases at a high altitude,” says Katie Hake, bariatric dietitian at IU Health. This is exactly what traveling on a plane does to your body.