Did you know that your stool can tell a lot about your health and the state of your internal organs? So, if you want to check your health status, simply take a look at the toilet when doing a poo.
- Well, do you know your poop?
The brown color of your poop comes from the food that has been digested and all the nutrients have been absorbed from it.
Regular bowel movements are essential for good health, because in that way your body eliminates all the unnecessary substances. Therefore, the color of your poop can tell a lot about your general health.
- Textures of poop
- Separate hard lumps, like nuts
This is a sign that your body lack fiber and fluids. In this case, you should drink more water and eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.
- Sausage-shaped, smooth and soft
This is how normal poop should look like and it is a sign of a good health.
- Watery, no solid pieces, all liquid
This is classified as diarrhea and is usually caused by some infection. In this case, you should drink more liquids to keep your body hydrated.
- Sausage- shaped but lumpy
This is not a serious condition and you should drink more fluids and eat foods rich in fiber.
- Soft blobs with clear-cut edges
Normal, but you still need to consume more liquids.
- Fluffy pieces with ragged edges, a mushy stool
Still normal, but it is on the way to become diarrhea.