March 13, 2017
Unsung Heroes of HumanityWhy Coffee Makes You Poop
In the end (pun intended), given the extremely complex nature of the human digestive system and the multitude of compounds found in coffee, it will take a significant amount of additional research to nail down all the contributing factors in coffee making some people defecate. But as I finish my morning cup of Joe, I would like to thank all those brave individuals to date who have voluntarily had an anal probe inserted FOR SCIENCE!!! to give us an idea of some of the mechanisms involved here, as well as safely rule out others we previously hypothesized might be contributors.
Posted by gerardvanderleun at March 13, 2017 9:31 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.
If coffee causes you to "poop," what is it that causes you to use baby talk? Hmmm?
Posted by: Rob De Witt at March 13, 2017 11:01 AM
Dude, I don't even think about my 45 minute drive to work until after it "hits me". I drink 3 cups of French pressed sludge every morning just to make sure it "hits me" before I leave. Because if I don't, sure enough, it hits me right in the middle of nowhere and I become a rigid diagonal slab of meat between the gas pedal and the car ceiling, holding it in, until there is "a stop" somewhere ... anywhere!
Yeah, you know what I'm talking about.
Posted by: edaddy at March 13, 2017 7:04 PM