Okay, so it’s not the most glamorous health tip, and some people might find it a little embarrassing to talk about. But farting is a normal result of a healthy digestive system and good indicator of our well-being. On average, we fart about five to 10 times a day, according to Medical Daily.
Certain foods make us fart more, especially complex carbohydrates such as beans, sweet potatoes, oats and wheat, and foods that are packed full of nutritional value can often lead to a stronger odor.
Whether you fart five or 50 times a day, here are eight reasons why you should let it out and pay attention.
1. It reduces bloating. The most common cause of bloating is a buildup of gas in your gut. That’s right: The full, tight discomfort that makes your pants a little tighter might just be because you need to fart. So don’t hold it in.
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