We asked five experts: do we have to poo every day?

By Alexandra Hansen

7 September 2018

2 minute read

The Goldilocks rule of pooing says you should go between three times a day and three times a week. from www.shutterstock.com

The Goldilocks rule of pooing says you should go between three times a day and three times a week. from www.shutterstock.com

Some days you might find yourself in and out of the toilet, and some days might go by without a single visit for a Number Two. Should this be a cause for concern?

We asked five experts if we have to poo every day.

Five out of five experts said no

Here are their detailed responses:

If you have a “yes or no” health question you’d like posed to Five Experts, email your suggestion to: alexandra.hansen@theconversation.edu.au

Disclosures: Damien Belobrajdic has worked on projects commissioned by food companies manufacturing cereal, dairy and oil products.The Conversation

Alexandra Hansen, Health + Medicine Section Editor/Chief of Staff, The Conversation

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