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Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter, A TED Original Series

Why you shouldn't worry about pooping once a day

4:11 minutes · Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter

You may have heard that you should be pooping once a day -- but that's a load of crap, says Dr. Jen Gunter. From the enzymes in your mouth to the nutrient-absorbing power of your large intestine, she journeys through the digestive tract to explain why it's okay to poop at your own pace -- and shares the many regulating benefits of a fiber-rich diet. For more on how your body works, tune in to her weekly podcast, Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter, from the TED Audio Collective.

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Weird facts about the human body

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The workings of the human body? An absolute marvel. And yet, kind of bizarre. The facts in these talks point to both conclusions.
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13 talks · Total run time 3:13:53