Farts are something we all let out but are quick to disown or blame it on someone else.


You must have realized that sometimes your farts are smelly as hell and sometimes it’s just a loud explosion with no adverse aftermath. Some people are generally responsible for really smelly farts while others aren’t, ever wondered why? 

Well, if you are that friend who gets blamed for every foul smell ever (not just farts), then this article is for you. This is to tell you that it’s completely okay to spread the rotten egg smell every once in a while (Just try to find a corner though, please). Because smelly farts indicate that you are eating healthy food.

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Just like humans, every fart is different too. Some are still bearable, while others are just like Donald Trump. Yes, they completely suffocate you! And what creates this difference? The answer is simple, it’s what you eat. But, let’s get into some details. According to Dr. Myron Brand, a gastroenterologist at Connecticut Gastroenterology Consultants.

Smelly odour is not bad, it’s just a function of what you’re eating and what your bacteria is doing inside your gastrointestinal tract. Everyone is different. Foul smell just means the carbohydrates you consume are being malabsorbed — it’s fermented.

Surprisingly, the healthier food you eat, the worse the smell. Dr. Brand explains.

Eating fiber-rich foods, such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and quinoa, boost gut bacteria, and in return cause you to naturally pass gas. Foods with high sulfur composition, such as red meat, milk, or plant-based proteins, are the culprits of producing the foul odor. When we feed the bacteria in our gut high-protein foods, they produce a sulfur gas, which makes your farts noxious.

You don’t have to worry about the rotten egg smell too, it’s just the bacteria.

The end product of fermentation in our gastrointestinal tract is gas — carbon dioxide, hydrogen, or methane. And it’s all made from bacteria fermentation. Some people are methane producers, and some people are hydrogen sulfide producers — which causes flatulence to smell like rotten egg. It’s all a function of what you eat.

So, there you go guys. It’s not your fault, don’t be ashamed of them and for god’s sake please stop blaming the poor dog.

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