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Ways to Manage Gastric Troubles

Exercise & Fitness By / Feb 07, 2011

Humans Fart 20 Times Every Day

While we may have shared a few jokes about someone, who released intestinal gas or what most of us call "fart", what we missed to realise is that an average human being farts at least 20 to 25 times every day. Want to cut the embarrassment? Here are some ways in which you can manage gastric troubles.

Perhaps it’s a Good Sign

Various foods such as cauliflower, beans and some whole grains can cause gas. If you keep passing gas frequently, it is not something to worry about. Fart is but a release of different gases out of the body. A sign of your body cleansing itself.

Slow Down if you are Eating too Fast

Doctors say that whenever one eats or drinks something, small quantity of air walks down into your stomach and consequently goes into the digestive tract.  Some of the air, however, withdraws in the form of burp. Thus, it is advisable to drink sip by sip and chew food thoroughly.

Do not Pair too many Foods

Air goes down one’s stomach when they eat/drink. Gastroenterologists blame cola, beer and other fizzy drinks for most of the gas problems.

Inhaling Air with Puff Sear

It appears that people who smoke tend to even gulp down some air along with it. So, kick that butt for all the right reasons.

Sulfur has Airy Vent

Gastroenterologists suggest that lesser the sulfur content in one’s system lesser is the amount of air that ventilates out in the form of fart. Farts are basically because of the mixture of gases, however, the foul smell comes from the ones that are rich in sulfur. It is mainly foods such as eggs, meat and cauliflower that are rich in sulfur.

Vegetables can cause Farts too!

Lentils, beans and other legumes are known to cause flatulence as they constitute the sugar trio-raffinose, stachyose and verbascose-that directs to arrive in our colon moderately unmarked because we lack the enzymes to digest them. It is always advisable to boil beans and then eat them, rather than cooking them for long.

Break the Sweet Affair

Doctors opine that people with small intestines can’t absorb huge quantities of fructose and should avoid overriding on foods loaded with high levels of fructose corn syrup such as ketchup, sherbet and so on.


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