Farting is a natural thing we all must do, but admit it to yourself, you’ve been holding in your gas all day over and over because they smell so bad!
Your farts are probably smelling bad due to all the rich food and sprouts you’ve been eating, especially around the Christmas season, but you don’t have to hold them in all day any longer!
There are ways to calm your explosions down and it mostly involves overhauling your diet.
Scientists have been doing experiments to try to find out what makes our farts smell by mixing faeces with different nutritional components to show what contributes to the bad smell.
If you want to combat your smelly farts then there is a way…
After studies the scientists found that your farts most likely smell because of cysteine, a component found in meat, dairy and other types of protein.
Cysteine causes a seven-fold increase in the amount of hydrogen sulphide gas in your stomach. It’s this gas which makes your farts so anti-social.
So to decrease the smell you cause by those high protein foods you need to change your diet, things like the following list can drastically help:
- Fructans (which are found in wheat)