Coffee as a Laxative
Here in the coffee saturated Northwest most people have probably noticed that their favorite beverage has a certain laxative effect. An article in Everyday Health, “Why Does Coffee Make You Poop,” explores the phenomenon, which is largely caused by the caffeine.
This may explain something you already know. Of course, too much caffeine is not good for you, so if you are suffering from constipation, relying on high coffee consumption to get your system moving might not be the best strategy.
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