There’s no way around it — poop is gross. It smells bad, it’s filthy, and most of us avoid it at all costs. However, science has also recently shown that the way our poop looks might be one of the best keys we have for tracking our overall health.
Whether you’re trying to get healthier or just want to get to know your body better, taking the time to understand your poop can reveal all sorts of things about you and your health. Keep reading to find out what your bowel movement is trying to tell you.