- Why does eating bacon hurt my stomach?
- Why does pork give me bad gas?
- Is Bacon easily digested?
- What different fart smells mean?
- How bad is bacon for your health?
- Is it bad to force a fart out?
Trichinosis is a food-borne illness that is caused by eating raw or undercooked meats, particularly pork products infested with a particular worm. Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, chills and headaches.
Fatty foods, including pork and beef Sulphur is broken down by your gut bacteria into hydrogen sulphide – that lovely rotten egg smell – and ‘enhances’ the odour of gas produced by other foods you eat as well as the meat.
The foods with the longest time to digest are bacon, beef, lamb, whole milk hard cheese, and nuts. These foods take an average of about 4 hours for your body to digest. The digestion process still occurs even when asleep. Which means our digestive fluids and the acids in our stomach are active.
Different bacteria produce different gases. The pungency of gas is also affected by how long it takes for a body to digest food. The longer it takes your body to digest food, the more time bacteria has to cause stronger odors when the gas is released.
Each ounce of bacon contributes 30 milligrams of cholesterol (not to mention the cholesterol from the eggs that often accompany bacon. Eating foods rich in saturated fats can raise your cholesterol levels, increasing your risk of heart disease and stroke.
Too much gas in your digestive tract can cause bloating, or a feeling of swelling and fullness. It can be uncomfortable, but it’s rarely dangerous. Relieving gas as the urge arises can help reduce bloating and any symptoms along with it.