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What foods make bad smelling stool

Is it mainly fiber like meat...spicy or greasy foods?

Thu. Jun 7, 11:13am

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What foods make good smelling stool?

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 11:18 AM

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Meat has fiber?

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 11:21 AM

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Foul smelling stool can also be a sign of a medical condition Link below

Usually it is diet related. Fatty diets tend to be associated with this.


Thursday, June 07, 2007, 11:28 AM

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disgusting - next time put TMI in the subject line please.

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 11:30 AM

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What's TMI? Also, the title of the thread is "What foods make bad smelling stool?" and this is a diet and health related website. Not really that offensive.

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 12:01 PM

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i don't think this thread is TMI- we all poo.

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 12:03 PM

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TMI=Too Much Information

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 12:05 PM

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Speak for yourself, 12:03! Mine is all ice cream and quarters. :-D

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 12:26 PM

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LOL Pooping is a natural process--if you didn't poop, you'd be a giant bloated blob and probably would not smell very good... LOL

That being said, It should not be something that's off topic.... it's part of our digestive processes...

Anyways, I know that some foods create really stinky gas for me--such as GARLIC and onions, eggs, etc.... broccoli and Asparagus give you foul smelling urine as well.. I believe I read somewhere it has to do with having more "sulfphur" in the food.

Fiber tends to make me flatulent (farty) if I don't chew it well enough-- Sometimes I "gulp" my food, so the digestive saliva in my mouth doesn't have enough time to help break down the foods and I find it gives me horrendous gas when it comes to high fiber foods such as whole grains (cereals like Kashi are notorious for giving me "gas bubbles" in my intestines and causing great pain if I don't chew it long enough.)

Other things that can make me gassy - Milk products that have not been cooked (i.e. regular milk, some ice creams.) If you are lactose intolerant, this can cause great intestinal distress--bloating, gassiness, etc... For me, eating some yogurt with milk seems to help--because the yogurt has the natural bacteria that are starting to break down the lactose...

Olean - (Olestra) - too much of it (warns the package) can give you "anal leakage" and gas... I think that also goes for things like Splenda and other sugar replacements if you are sensitive to them--they're generally not natural products, so your body has no idea how to properly process them!

To the OP-- keep track of what you are eating and see how it affects you--If you find that you are particularly stinky after certain foods, and you don't like that, you may want to avoid them, or eat them only when you don't have to go somewhere where flatulance will be a problem.

I do recall that if your stool is BLACK or bloody (due to blood) then you will want to contact a doc about that. Also if it changes in texture or size for no apparent reason--that may be a health issue as well...

No, I'm not a doctor, so of course, seek the advice of your doctor if you are having concerns...

I realize that some people have been brought up to learn that you don't talk about your excrement processes in polite company, but being in the dark is not good either. The original poster had a good question...

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 12:42 PM

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Great thread! Was wondering how many bm's is normal? Since I started dieting I'm up to 3 or 4 per day. I used to have 1 if I were lucky. Normal? Or not?

Wednesday, June 13, 2007, 9:07 PM

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