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We at the Clog love a good toilet clogging, especially if it was the result of a good, relieving poo. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with a courtesy flush between dive bombs, either. Today, we’d like to encourage you to pay your poo some mind and discover what your digestive tract is trying to tell you. This quick anal analysis … nay, colon clinic … digestion dissection … better yet, stool study will let you know if you’re really as healthy as you think you are.

Is yours shaken or stirred?

The consistency of your poop may be the easiest attribute of which to take note–hey, you don’t even have to turn around. Healthy doodie is said to be the “shape and consistency of an unripe banana” and about 18 inches in length.

If your excrement escapes you in pellet-form, it may mean that you are a bit constipated. Solution: increase your water, fiber and fruit intake.

If yours tends to hang loose and flow like milk and honey, it may be because of an excess of Vitamin C, caffeine, magnesium or milk. However, if this problem persists, read more »