10 Popular Health and Diet Myths Busted


3. If you don’t poop every day, you have a health problem

Some people have completely regular bowel movements; they have to go each day, first thing in the morning. This kind of schedule, though, is no healthier than any other. Warnings that irregular bowel movements are a sign of poor health make no sense. If you need your bowel movements to tell you something about your health, you should consult the Bristol stool chart of poop consistency. It can be a better indicator of health than regularity.