eating sweet potato: make you fart?

@asliah (11149)
Philippines
February 16, 2013 4:29am CST
eating sweet potato will make you fart? do you believe in this?why? is there any of you farted because eating of sweet potato? i actually eating 3 slices of sweet potato here in the office and i observe my self if i will fart or not because of this,but until now i still never fart,so i think its not true unless you drink soda.
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11 responses
@aqirock (857)
• Malaysia
16 Feb 13
not sure with sweet potatoe but if ginger yes will make you fart cause it's for easy fart or wind throw lolz don't know what it call in english but malay say "buang angin"
• Malaysia
16 Feb 13
'Buang angin' is fart. In english it is only have 1 words which is a fart but in malay it have other words like buang angin.
• Malaysia
16 Feb 13
Ohh i found a words for 'buang angin'. It is flatulence.
• United States
16 Feb 13
There are several other ways to say it, too: passing gas, cutting the cheese, breaking wind, ripping one, letting it rip, tooting. There are probably others but I can't think of any more right now.
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@missybear (11396)
• United States
16 Feb 13
I fart no matter what I eat
@aqirock (857)
• Malaysia
17 Feb 13
missy same as me, whenever want fart I will fart
@missybear (11396)
• United States
17 Feb 13
I try not to fart on the bus though
@missybear (11396)
• United States
19 Feb 13
Bad Sconi
@Archie0 (4669)
21 Feb 13
I don't think everyone will have this problem. It depends on the type of stomach they have. Some cannot digest it, while some can easily do it. There are several other food items which upsets the stomach for some and are very good on others.
@salonga (28016)
• Philippines
19 Feb 13
Eat sweet potatoes and you will fart. Hahahaha! I love sweet potatoes and would not trade it for any junk food actually but just like you I never experience farting after eating. So, it is very clear that it is just an old tale that is not true at all. So let's keep eating sweet potatoes. It is one of the healthiest substitutes to junks.
@youless (91495)
• Guangzhou, China
18 Feb 13
It is likely to fart after eating the sweet potato. Since sweet potato is a vegetable that is so helpful for the digestion. And therefore perhaps this is the reason why it will make you fart.
@Ollanna11 (372)
• United States
17 Feb 13
Well In a medical class I took I recall the instructor stating that flatulance usually follows a bowel movement excuse my French. So maybe because of the high content of Vitamins B6,D,C,iron and magnesium a healthy food lead to quicker digestion is my theory! Go sweet potaoe..
@namiya (1599)
• Philippines
17 Feb 13
Yes it makes me do so if I eat plenty of it. I like sweet potato but good quality is not readily available near our place and we usually buy the nice qualities at Marikina public market which is one jeepney ride away from our place.
@AkamaruKei (5220)
• Malaysia
16 Feb 13
Hmm i never heard when we eat sweet potato we will fart but if we eat onion yes. I think carbonated drink also make us fart.
@Mavic123456 (9702)
• Thailand
16 Feb 13
yes, that's true because it is carbohydrates. LOL. hmmm you just farted and you want to admit. hehehe just joking
@Sreekala (22879)
• India
16 Feb 13
It depends on the person, some food make gas in some people but not whole people. It is heard that potatoes make gas but it not true to all people. Pulses and grams can make gas, here also some people can survive without facing any problems at all. So what I felt is, it depends on the person and how his/her stomach reacts. I don’t have any problem with potatoes or pluses.
@ctryhnny (3463)
• United States
16 Feb 13
I eat a couple of sweet potatoes a week and they don't make me fart. It could be something only some people do if their stomach doesn't like sweet potatoes.