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What causes frequent farting?

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Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine

In brief: Food you eat

When you eat, your digestive system works to break down food into usable energy to power the cells and the body's many processes and functions.
But your gut finds certain foods too difficult to break down into just energy and waste, and gas is the leftover product when those foods sit in your colon. Portions of foods that can't be broken down and digested by the intestines travel to the colon, wh.

In brief: Food you eat

When you eat, your digestive system works to break down food into usable energy to power the cells and the body's many processes and functions.
But your gut finds certain foods too difficult to break down into just energy and waste, and gas is the leftover product when those foods sit in your colon. Portions of foods that can't be broken down and digested by the intestines travel to the colon, wh.
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