Are we going there? 6 reasons to pay attention to your poop [Infographic]

If you hate changing diapers like I do this isn't your favorite subject, however...

by Dean Carlson


According to two very smart and educated professionals; MC Schraefel, Ph.D and Krista Scott-Dixon, Ph.D, you could be flushing one of the most important health indicators there is


I am not going to belabor the point here, because the infographic below tells the whole story, however if you just don't feel well, most of the time, your body is trying to tell you something.

And not to get too personal, but when I was obese and had really bad eating habits, I spend way more time in the "loo" than anybody ever should.

I thought it was totally normal to go through a bottle of Pepto Bismol every couple weeks (or less). Ask Nancy, she will tell you I am telling the truth. And you shouldn't be living on antacids, either.

When our body is working the way it is designed, food is digested and eliminated comfortably. And when it's not working well, well, we know it. 

It is true that your poo says a lot about you. (sorry, couldn't help myself)

Check out the infographic below, which identifies 6 reasons it's important to understand what's going on "behind you".

Download the infographic for your printer or tablet and stick it in your bathroom for quick reference. And if your spouse asks what kind of weirdo you are, just tell them it is part of your health plan!​

To remind yourself to turn around and look down, download a printable or tablet friendly version of this infographic so it's always handy.

It doesn't have to be your favorite subject, but understanding how your body works and what you can do about it is key to achieving your optimal health and fitness.

​Want more strategies for fine-tuning your health?

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Coach Dean

Former Fat Boy Turned Health and Fitness Junkie. Award Winning Fitness Business Owner and Trainer. World Class Nutrition Coach. Truth Teller. Scholar. Opinionated. Humble and Willing To Tell You About It. Tell Dean He Is Full Of It On Any Of His Social Media Profiles. He Will Probably Agree.

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Kate Kavash-Russo - July 24, 2017 Reply

Thank you for the enlightening information on Poo… I never knew … & now will be paying more attention to it.
You absolutely care about our health!! Thanks again
Yes , I should be asleep
( I’m waiting up for my son…)

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