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Fridays Child

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Get on the SQUAT team!

"Our ancestors did it. People in Asia, Africa, and some parts of Europe still do it. So how did we Westerners end up deviating from the best way to go No. 2?

"Blame it on toilets as we know them. Thrones, they have been called. Turns out we should squat, not sit.

"In a 2003 study, 28 healthy people volunteered to time themselves doing their business in three alternate positions: sitting on a standard toilet, sitting on a low toilet, and squatting. They not only recorded how long it took them, but also how much effort it took. Squatting, the study concluded, takes less time and effort."

For all the poop, click here: http://www.everydayhealth.com/digestive-health/are-you-pooping-wrong.aspx

Posted by Fridays Child | Sun Sep 14, 2014, 02:17 AM (4 replies)
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