The media has bombarded us with the health benefits of drinking wine on a daily basis, getting in enough exercise to tone the flab, and eating a proper diet to keep the pipes working, and now there is another dietary supplement that scientists say may possibly save your life.
Eating a can of beans or any other product that produces gas may become the new health standard. A recently released study posted on Live Science says that hydrogen sulfide regulates blood pressure and may be used as drug therapy for those whose pressure fluctuates.
"That rotten-egg smell should be taken as a sign of health," officials say. "When farts occur you should be able to see a change in the air pattern similar to when heat hits the pavement."
"We've tested the theory on mice and it seems to prove true," said one unidentified source, adding that if you happen to be in a grocery store on senior shopping day you can see and hear for yourself that many seniors have already discovered the health extending benefits of passing gas without a second thought.