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Passing gas 101: What your flatulence patterns mean for your health

Passing gas: Everybody does it – and no one wants to admit it.This embarrassing habit may seem foul, but breaking wind is simply an unavoidable byproduct of our daily digestion.  In fact, the average individual can pass gas anywhere from 13 to 21 times a day.But your gaseous patterns can actually speak volumes about your health, especially in regards to your eating habits, and they may even serve as an indication of larger digestive health issues.“People who produce excessive amounts of gas and particularly foul smelling gas – if you’re eating a super high fiber diet, that could be part of it,” Dr. Anish Sheth, a gastroenterologist in Princeton, N.J., told FoxNews.com.  “But if it’s something that’s persistent, and your significant other is noticing it, it could be a problem.”Gaseous originsDuring digestion, food particles pass from the stomach to the small intestine, where the large majority of food absorption takes place.  Then, undigested particles pass into the large intestine and ...

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