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SNIFFING FARTS IS GOOD FOR YOU? CHECK THIS OUT!

 
SNIFFING FARTS IS GOOD FOR YOU? CHECK THIS OUT!
Posted July 14th, 2014 @ 11:10am

Here's something you never thought you'd hear: Smelling farts is good for you ... as in, can prevent cancer good for you.

According to researchers at the University of Exeter small doses of hydrogen sulfide − the compound produced during digestion that causes gas − can help preserve mitochondria, which is vital to cell life.

"Although hydrogen sulfide is well known as a pungent, foul-smelling gas in rotten eggs and flatulence, it is naturally produced in the body and could in fact be a health care hero with significant implications for future therapies for a variety of diseases," said Dr. Mark Wood, professor of biosciences.

So next time your wife or girlfriend gives you grief for letting one rip – tell her she should thank you for saving her life. (Newser)

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