|Why Does My Poop Float?|
Why Does My Poop Float?
There are quite a few people that are under the impression that it is better to have poop that floats rather than sinks. Many of those same people are under the belief that poop that floats has less fat in it and therefore indicates a healthier lifestyle. This is simply not true. There are cases that this may be true for such as those who have cystic fibrosis but otherwise floating poop is not a indicator of healthier body functioning. It has been shown through research that most people have sinking poop rather than floaters. So, let's look to answer the question, "Why does my poop float?"
The reason why your poop floats is due to the gases in the poop itself. Higher levels of air and gas in poop lead to a decrease in density and as a result caused it to float.
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