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What is gas made of?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
The bacteria in your intestines love digesting sugars, fiber, or milk (if you're lactose deficient). The result is lots of gas made up of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and methane (which—DUCK!—is flammable).
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