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Pooot...! Eeeew! And the smell is overwhelming!

(Updated 7 May 2020)

What is stinky and never fails to get the giggles and sometimes the blame?  Whether you blame it on a stranger or your friend within your vicinity, farting (passing gas through your anus) is a normal bodily function.  But, is it possible to fart too often?  Does your daily farts tell you something?  What is a fart? "Flatulence,” a fart is simply an internal build-up of gas. Farts are made up of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, methane and hydrogen.  Do you know... that farts are silent and odorless?  Only around one percent of farts produce a foul smell. But no cause to be embarrassed. It’s quite natural and, in many cases, healthy!  In fact, a healthy person may pass gas around 15 to 20 times per day. 
Reasons why you fart: 1. You are swallowing airDo you get comments to slow down when you are eating? Then, you are eating too fast.  Do you gulp your food when you are in a hurry?  Do you chew gum?  The above makes you…