It is a mysterious science: why do some farts smell worse than others?
Everyone farts between 10 and 20 times a day.
And though it may seem like an embarrassing reality we’d rather not live with, each fart is a sign of a healthy digestive system.
However, no one fart is the same – and the smelliness can tell you something about your inner health.
The secret behind farts: A gastroenterologist has revealed why some farts are unbearable
Sometimes it may be loud and odorless, or smelly. Sometimes it’s really smelly. Sometimes it’s silent but deadly.
For some people they’re always as smelly as rotten eggs, for others they tend to be odorless.
Enter Dr Myron Brand to explain what it all means.
Dr Brand spoke to Thrillist to reveal some little-known gems about our gassiness.
Bad news if you’re on a diet: Dr Brand says healthy eating makes the scent worse.
But not to worry, he says.