5 Foods that Cause the Most Gas (and Embarrassment)

There are foods that you enjoy, and that your stomach enjoys too. But there are other foods you enjoy that your stomach can’t handle, resulting in smells that no amount of self-confidence can cover up. It’s important to have an understanding of which foods are appropriate to eat on a date, and which should you eat when no one else is within smelling distance. We have compiled a list of the foods that cause the most gas, so you’ll know what to avoid eating when going in public.

1. Beans

Beans, beans, the magical fruit, the more you eat, the more you… I’m sure you can finish the rest. It should come as no surprise that this food was going to appear on the list. Beans contain a sugar called oligosaccharide, that the human body has trouble breaking down. This kind of sugar is not absorbed the same way that other sugars are, so when the bacteria in the small intestine finally breaks down the sugar, it causes the horrendous smell we all know too well. So next time you take your love interest or family to a Mexican restaurant, maybe skip the side of beans and just double up on the rice instead.

2. Ice Cream

The perfect end to any date night is always a pit stop at the local ice cream parlor. However, you might want to take into consideration what side effects might come with that tasty frozen treat you are about to indulge in. Even if you’re thinking, “well, I’m not lactose intolerant”, the bad news is though once we get older our bodies have a harder time producing the enzyme lactase, which is necessary for digesting dairy. In short, as you grow older becoming an old fart couldn’t be any closer to the truth.

3. Beer

Whether it’s grabbing a cold one with the boys or having a tasting with your girlfriends, these suds certainly never disappoint. Beer is a versatile liquid that can act as a beverage, an ingredient in cooking, party favor, or even aid with an awkward conversation. However, it is important to note that drinking beer can be like playing with fire because of the side effects that may come with enjoying that frosty glass. Unfortunately, those suds that make beer so refreshing also can cause bloating and excess gas. Since beer is commonly drunk amongst friends, it can be extra embarrassing to overindulge and have all that pressure build up in your stomach.

4. Sugar-Free Foods

Here’s one you might not have seen coming. Many sugar-free foods contain an ingredient named sorbitol. While this ingredient may be sweet to the taste, it’s not so sweet to the gut. The reason sorbitol results in flatulence is that it does not get broken down by the small intestine, in turn, causing water to be retained. So before you spend time with friends or family, think about skipping out on the sugar-free soda, unless you’re carrying a deodorizer in your back pocket.

5. Apples

Remember the old saying, an apple a day keeps the doctor away? It seems this saying also applies to anyone who is not a fan of smelling your flatulence. Apples contain both fructose and tons of fiber: add both of those ingredients together and you’ve got a smelly situation on your hands. However, we all know the health benefits of eating an apple, so feel free to enjoy this amazing fruit, just maybe on your own time.
There are many different kinds of foods that do a number on your stomach, but being that the health benefits outweigh most of the smelly aftermath, it’s hard to cut them out of your diet. So what is there to do about these horrendous smells if you are around others or inviting them over to your home? Flowery sprays only mask the odor and make it even more obvious you’ve been eating something that did a number on your stomach. Luckily, if you have NoMO you can easily eliminate any odor that the foods on this list may conjure up in your stomach. This toilet accessory gets rid of odor naturally, so you won’t have to worry about a conspicuous smell lingering in your restroom. In short, be wary of indulging in any of the foods on this list if you are planning to be around others. No matter who smelt it, whoever delt it will suffer the most embarrassment.

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Step 1

Remove toilet seat and place inlet over screw holes.

Step 2

Install inlet and reinstall toilet seat. Then, insert the filter into the housing lid.

Step 3

Wave hand for motion sensor activation.

Frequently Asked Questions

NoMO vacuums toiler air from its inlet located directly under the toilet seat, scrubs the air in its Complex AC Filtration system, and returns purified and odor-free air to the environment.

NoMO has Touchless or Manual activation.

NoMO is powered by a rechargeable battery pack. It can operate for 2-4 months per charge with normal use.

Installation

NoMo fits most standard toilets that have a removable seat/lid.

Yes! Simply remove the lid, place the NoMO inlet on the bowl aligning the mounting holes, and reinstall the seat lid on top of the inlet.

As long as NoMO is properly installed, it will not damage your toilet.

Operation

In Manual mode, touch the Power button and NoMO will activate for a 2-minute cycle. In TouchLess mode, slowly wave your hand in front of the sensor and NoMo will activate for a 2-minute cycle.

Yes! You can activate as many consecutive 2-minute cycles as you want.

NoMO turns off automatically at the end of its 2-minute cycle.

Power

A rechargeable lithium ion battery.

In Manual Mode, NoMO’s battery lasts 120-150 cycles, which for average use would be 45-60 days. In Touchless mode, the battery lasts 90-100 cycles, which for average use would be 30-45 days.

NoMO includes a UL Listed Battery Charger that will recharge the battery in approximately 1 hour.

Maintenance

Complex Activated Charcoal.

The NoMO filter is guaranteed for life (any necessary replacements will be provided free or charge + shipping & handling).

NoMO’s high quality ABS plastic wipes clean with traditional household cleaners.

NoMO’s electronic components are protected from splashes. However, NoMO should not be submerged in water.

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