How is gas produced in our intestines after digesting certain foods?

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How is gas produced in our intestines after digesting certain foods?

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The acids and enzymes in your stomach cause chemical reactions to the food.

Gas is one of the products of a chemical reaction.

Gas produced in your gut is largely due to bacteria. Your gut has a thriving ecosystem of little critters that help break down your food into simpler molecules your body can deal with. They do this by eating what you ate, and then pooping out a fair amount of various gases as a byproduct.

DEpends on the gas. Methane, the gas that gives most farts their delicate bouquet, is generated by bacteria in your gut digesting certain types of food.