Beans, beans good for the heart, sung by primary school children

Description

English

High in fibre, beans are actually good for your heart. But do they also make you fart, like claimed in the playground song that these children sing? Beans contain natural sugars that, when our bodies try to digest them, produce carbon dioxide and hydrogen. These gases are then expelled from the body as flatulence.

Dan Jones recorded a group of school children at Moor Edge Primary School singing this song in 2009.

Transcript

Transcript

[Children singing]

Beans, beans, they’re good for your heart. The more you eat the more you fart. The more you fart the better you feel, so you eat Heinz beans with every meal.

Title:
Beans, beans good for the heart, sung by primary school children
Date:
2009
Format:
Sound recording
Creator:
Dan Jones
Copyright:
© Audio: © Dan Jones;
Image: © Andrew Onley via Getty Images (72983924)
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
C1664/1261

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